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
#1,969
18527 EAST FRONT ST
LINDEN, CA 95236
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

719 Students

34 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,968
4550 HWY 57
STURGEON BAY, WI 54235
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

151 Students

14 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,967
9733 MAIN ST
REMSEN, NY 13438
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

205 Students

19 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,966
1252 WEST FM 1644
FRANKLIN, TX 77856
S Silver Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

302 Students

38 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,965
6425 US 231 SOUTH
CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN 47933
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

571 Students

45 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,964
1401 NICHOLS LN
FOREST GROVE, OR 97116
S Silver Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,893 Students

70 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,963
5065 SCOTTSVILLE RD
BOWLING GREEN, KY 42104
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,094 Students

68 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,962
KELLY ST
WOODBRIDGE, NJ 07095
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,411 Students

124 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,961
11185 WEST 2ND ST
RUDYARD, MI 49780
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

26 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,960
2006 WORTHINGTON RD
GREENVILLE, NC 27858
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,448 Students

80 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,959
801 SOUTH DENNISON RD
TEHACHAPI, CA 93561
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,321 Students

59 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,958
131 AVE OF THE AMERICAS
NEW YORK, NY 10013
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

465 Students

31 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#1,957
ONE ATHENIAN DR
CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN 47933
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

671 Students

44 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,956
200 CONGRESS AVE
SAGINAW, MI 48602
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

709 Students

28 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,955
103 NORTH TENTH ST
SCRANTON, AR 72863
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

193 Students

18 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#1,954
1101 NORTH 4TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

552 Students

23 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#1,953
2550 ELLWOOD RD
NEW CASTLE, PA 16101
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

570 Students

43 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,952
1100 WEST FM 487
JARRELL, TX 76537
S Silver Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

258 Students

28 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,951
431 HAMILTON AVE
KINGSFORD, MI 49802
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

562 Students

27 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,950
6275 HEBER SPRINGS WEST
QUITMAN, AR 72131
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

305 Students

27 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,949
1967 PATRIOT DR
CHARLOTTE, NC 28227
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,026 Students

117 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,948
9955 YARROW ST
BROOMFIELD, CO 80021
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

325 Students

18 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,947
898 WEST 1100 SOUTH
SPANISH FORK, UT 84660
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,522 Students

69 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,946
1111 NORTH SALIMAN
CARSON CITY, NV 89701
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,147 Students

112 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,945
24995 BEN TAYLOR RD
COLFAX, CA 95713
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

785 Students

32 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% 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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