National Rankings Best High Schools

We evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how well they prepare students for college. Read the full methodology.

National Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#2,240
1510 ELLISON DR NW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87114
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,859 Students

116 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,239
500 SOUTH BROAD ST
MECHANICSBURG, PA 17055
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,195 Students

86 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,238
2320 CENTRAL AVE
CERES, CA 95307
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,448 Students

N/A Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,237
129 HWY 71 SW
MOUNTAINBURG, AR 72946
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

210 Students

16 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#2,236
3084 COLUMBIA RD
MEDINA, OH 44256
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

657 Students

40 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,235
938 OLD STATE RD
BRANDENBURG, KY 40108
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,543 Students

81 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#2,234
1801 PIEDMONT RD
EAU CLAIRE, WI 54703
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,414 Students

87 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,233
29772 ARMORY RD
DAGSBORO, DE 19945
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

921 Students

59 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,232
1100 STATE ST
OGDENSBURG, NY 13669
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

807 Students

70 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,231
200 SOUTH L ST
MADERA, CA 93637
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,121 Students

N/A Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,230
100 TROJAN CIRCLE
DRY FORK, VA 24549
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

851 Students

51 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,229
7035 SPARTAN DR
HUDSON, NC 28638
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,574 Students

105 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,228
3625 WEST CACTUS RD
PHOENIX, AZ 85029
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,524 Students

72 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#2,227
10320 GREENWOOD LN
HAYWARD, WI 54843
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

602 Students

42 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,226
755 NORTH A ST
PERRIS, CA 92570
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

733 Students

N/A Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#2,225
EAST ST
COLONIA, NJ 07067
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,412 Students

112 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#2,224
3805 HAPPY VALLEY RD
COTTONWOOD, CA 96022
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

935 Students

N/A Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,223
901 WEST FRANCIS ST
ONTARIO, CA 91762
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,932 Students

N/A Teachers

15.5
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,222
1201 BRADSHAW DR
FLORENCE, AL 35630
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

966 Students

68 Teachers

15.5
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,221
N FM 179
WOLFFORTH, TX 79382
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,825 Students

135 Teachers

15.5
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,220
751 JEFFCO BLVD
ARNOLD, MO 63010
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,747 Students

99 Teachers

15.5
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#2,219
2110 HORSESHOE RD
LANCASTER, PA 17601
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,239 Students

83 Teachers

15.5
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#2,218
200 NORTH RIDGE ST
HALLETTSVILLE, TX 77964
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

309 Students

32 Teachers

15.5
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,217
1993 AIRPORT RD
FAIRMONT, WV 26554
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

812 Students

52 Teachers

15.6
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,216
3016 PARK RDG
CORINTH, TX 76205
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,187 Students

81 Teachers

15.6
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

13% 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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