National Rankings Best High Schools

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 19,400 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Read the full methodology.

National Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#1,819
305 SOUTH CHURCH ST
SNOW HILL, MD 21863
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

340 Students

33 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,818
12420 EAST 32ND AVE
SPOKANE, WA 99216
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,697 Students

77 Teachers

20.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,817
110 FRANKS RD
MARENGO, IL 60152
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

818 Students

46 Teachers

20.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,816
4141 FLOWING SPRINGS RD
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, WV 25442
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,321 Students

90 Teachers

20.9
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,815
5101 EAST MCKINNEY
DENTON, TX 76208
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,142 Students

150 Teachers

20.9
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,814
35 FRUITLAND RD
HENDERSONVIL, NC 28792
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

999 Students

66 Teachers

20.9
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,813
4800 LABAN RD NW
RIO RANCHO, NM 87144
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,223 Students

117 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,812
1000 PARKWAY ST
BERNE, IN 46711
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

395 Students

30 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#1,811
1501 CR 271
LEANDER, TX 78641
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,847 Students

115 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,810
751 DOVE AVE
MIAMI SPRINGS, FL 33166
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,916 Students

81 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,809
8454 HWY 31 SOUTH
CALERA, AL 35040
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

906 Students

58 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,808
50 DALTON DR
RADFORD, VA 24141
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

453 Students

38 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,807
3535 OLD KING RD
PALM COAST, FL 32137
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,611 Students

75 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,806
444 WEST SWIFT CREEK LN
AFTON, WY 83110
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

684 Students

43 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,805
3300 NORTH CAMPBELL AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60618
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

200 Students

11 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,804
5557 MILBURN RD
ST LOUIS, MO 63129
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,796 Students

105 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,803
2 NORTH CATALINA ST
VENTURA, CA 93001
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,070 Students

86 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,802
600 LAFAYETTE ST
ARCHBOLD, OH 43502
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

376 Students

24 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,801
156 FIRST ST NE
BLACKDUCK, MN 56630
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

257 Students

23 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,800
810 EAST COLUMBIA AVE
READING, OH 45215
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

407 Students

28 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,799
364 MURPHYS GRADE RD
ANGELS CAMP, CA 95221
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

719 Students

37 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,798
3787 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,063 Students

141 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,797
1717 NORTH MCAULIFF RD
VISALIA, CA 93292
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,695 Students

72 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,796
1333 MAY ST
WABASSO, MN 56293
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

214 Students

15 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#1,795
9449 88TH AVE
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI 53158
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

391 Students

16 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,794
2550 WEST FM 544
WYLIE, TX 75098
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,738 Students

115 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,793
1915 J ST
EUREKA, CA 95501
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,261 Students

59 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,792
391 EAST COLUMBUS ST
SAINT HENRY, OH 45883
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

315 Students

17 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,791
13125 WEST HWY 29
LIBERTY HILL, TX 78642
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

803 Students

52 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,790
1050 NORTH RUTH ST
PRESCOTT, AZ 86301
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,712 Students

96 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,789
36 41 28TH ST
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

420 Students

32 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,788
12945 MARENGO RD
GALT, CA 95632
S Silver Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,145 Students

43 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,787
1081 EAGLE LAKE RD
MOUNT DESERT, ME 04660
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

529 Students

49 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,786
901 EAST MONROE ST
NEW BREMEN, OH 45869
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

302 Students

17 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,785
401 ELIZABETH ST
SAUGATUCK, MI 49453
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

259 Students

16 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,784
3000 GATEWAY CAMPUS BLVD
MONROEVILLE, PA 15146
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,371 Students

100 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,783
4451 HUNSBERGER AVE NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49525
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,206 Students

55 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,782
9811 HUFFMEISTER RD
HOUSTON, TX 77095
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

3,383 Students

205 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,781
1500 RANGER DR
LA CROSSE, WI 54603
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

63 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,780
301COLLEGE ST
SOMERSET, KY 42501
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

472 Students

29 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,779
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

622 Students

26 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,778
2430 MCRAE BLVD
EL PASO, TX 79925
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,159 Students

141 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,777
13500 VICTORIA AVE
ETIWANDA, CA 91739
S Silver Medal

28:1
Larger than National Avg

3,178 Students

115 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,776
3701 STEPHEN DR
NORTH HIGHLANDS, CA 95660
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

293 Students

14 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,775
4301 SANDY PORTER ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28205
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

414 Students

27 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,774
5403 SILICA DR
SYLVANIA, OH 43560
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,247 Students

79 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,773
675 RAVEN'S WAY
EIELSON AFB, AK 99702
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

437 Students

33 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,772
129 DENNISTON AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15206
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

861 Students

66 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

22% Tested (IB)

21% Passed (IB)

#1,771
200 5TH ST SE
PERHAM, MN 56573
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

454 Students

25 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,770
16440 SOUTH 32ND ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85048
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,974 Students

124 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,769
604 BELMONT RD
BETTENDORF, IA 52722
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,207 Students

73 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,768
S1450 COUNTY RD CC
SPRING VALLEY, WI 54767
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

201 Students

10 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,767
21187 NYROUTE 22
HOOSICK FALLS, NY 12090
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

590 Students

53 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,766
S6520 STATE HWY 131
VIOLA, WI 54664
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

246 Students

19 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,765
401 LINCOLNWAY EAST
GOSHEN, IN 46526
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,811 Students

105 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

24% Tested (IB)

21% Passed (IB)

#1,764
27330 OAK RDG SCHOOL RD
CONROE, TX 77385
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

3,050 Students

182 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,763
2101 NORTH MAIN ST
NAPPANEE, IN 46550
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

898 Students

55 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,762
8255 BEACH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90001
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

581 Students

26 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,761
480 NORTH IMPERIAL AVE
BRAWLEY, CA 92227
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,622 Students

68 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,760
47050 COUNTY RD X
SOLDIERS GROVE, WI 54655
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

144 Students

9 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,759
1919 EAST QUEEN CREEK RD
GILBERT, AZ 85297
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,254 Students

107 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,758
1200 RAILROAD ST
BLOOMSBURG, PA 17815
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

436 Students

36 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,757
8006 SOUTH BEDFORD RD
MACEDONIA, OH 44056
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,409 Students

72 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,756
5670 TELEGRAPH RD
VENTURA, CA 93003
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,091 Students

85 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,755
4300 EL CAMINO AVE
SACRAMENTO, CA 95821
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,655 Students

66 Teachers

21.7
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,754
409 EAGLES WAY
NORTH CONWAY, NH 03860
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

849 Students

72 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,753
PO 18895
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73154
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

317 Students

21 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,752
511 HIGHLAND AVE
GROVE CITY, PA 16127
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

742 Students

37 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,751
8350 LOTZ PARKWAY
ELK GROVE, CA 95757
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,695 Students

74 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,750
317 LAKE REGION RD
ORLEANS, VT 05860
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

375 Students

32 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,749
638 WHITE PINE RD
TOCCOA, GA 30577
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,122 Students

83 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,748
151 T ST NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20002
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

670 Students

47 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#1,747
6215 SOUTH FRANKLIN RD
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46259
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,547 Students

112 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,746
5401 TERRY ST
MOSCA, CO 81146
S Silver Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

133 Students

15 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,745
709 EAST DEKALB RD
DEKALB JUNCTION, NY 13630
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

405 Students

36 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,744
1915 CHAPEL HILL RD
DURHAM, NC 27707
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

605 Students

34 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,743
3199 DOBBINS RD
POLAND, OH 44514
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

784 Students

42 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,742
2121 EAST CHILDS AVE
MERCED, CA 95344
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,146 Students

90 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,741
13212 NORTH LAMAR
AUSTIN, TX 78753
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,024 Students

129 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,740
375 NORTH EAGLE ST
OSHKOSH, WI 54902
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,785 Students

83 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,739
4810 FOOTHILL RD
CARPINTERIA, CA 93013
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

698 Students

32 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,738
1000 WEST GREEN ST
BENSENVILLE, IL 60106
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,500 Students

93 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,737
710 EAST MADISON ST
PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

462 Students

31 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,736
31375 BRADLEY RD
MENIFEE, CA 92584
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,694 Students

94 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,735
30609 EAST RED ARROW HWY
PAW PAW, MI 49079
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

664 Students

33 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,734
3505 SE 182ND AVE
GRESHAM, OR 97030
S Silver Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,846 Students

68 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,733
4900 SOCASTEE BLVD
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29588
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

85 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,732
4515 BARNES RD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80917
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,172 Students

99 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,731
500 EAST FORDHAM RD
BRONX, NY 10458
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

26 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

18% Passed (IB)

#1,730
8200 EUCLID AVE
MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

789 Students

52 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,729
17121 YOLO AVE
ESPARTO, CA 95627
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

295 Students

15 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,728
1 SHELDON GUILE BLVD
OWEGO, NY 13827
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

680 Students

49 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,727
1110 WEST HWY 243
CANTON, TX 75103
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

585 Students

45 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,726
101 SCHOOL ST
REVERE, MA 02151
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,530 Students

117 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,725
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

723 Students

24 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#1,724
275 ORANGE ST
AUBURN, CA 95603
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,367 Students

58 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,723
828 EAST DESERT HILLS DR
SAINT GEORGE, UT 84790
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

958 Students

42 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,722
86 OLD WARD BRG. RD
PLYMOUTH, NH 03264
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

684 Students

59 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#1,721
1645 WEST MCDOWELL RD
PHOENIX, AZ 85007
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

272 Students

16 Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,720
800 NORTH MAIN ST
BRIDGEWATER, VA 22812
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,008 Students

70 Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

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High School Rankings By State

About The Awards

Gold — Top 500 schools based on highest college readiness

Silver — High-performing schools with lower college readiness

Bronze — High-performing schools based on state exam performance, listed alphabetically

Award Distribution

Name Award Distribution
Gold 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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