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
800 HWY 131
WELLINGTON, MO 64097
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

186 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

160 RUSK AVE
WELLS, TX 75976
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

102 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

225 NICHOLS ST
WELLSBORO, PA 16901
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

478 Students

38 Teachers

9.8
Below National Avg

15% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

110 WILDCAT BLVD
WENDOVER, UT 84083
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

194 Students

16 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

10000 NORTH CR 600 WEST
GASTON, IN 47342
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

464 Students

33 Teachers

8.9
Below National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

300 3RD AVE SW
WEST BEND, IA 50597
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

111 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

900 WEST MAIN
WEST BRANCH, IA 52358
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

255 Students

22 Teachers

11.0
Below National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

14277 SOUTH MAIN ST
BELOIT, OH 44609
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

706 Students

43 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

8750 PHELAN BLVD
BEAUMONT, TX 77706
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,285 Students

163 Teachers

15.4
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

408 WEST VAN WEISS BLVD
WEST BURLINGTON, IA 52655
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

234 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

300 WEST CALDWELL DR
LENOIR, NC 28645
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

854 Students

63 Teachers

6.7
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

5447 STATEROUTE 28
NEWPORT, NY 13416
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

381 Students

30 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

760 HWY 77
ATWOOD, TN 38220
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

490 Students

33 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

301 COUNTY RD 2
BARRETT, MN 56311
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

327 Students

23 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

305 PEMBER
MAYNARD, IA 50655
B Bronze Medal

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

95 Students

14 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1852 SOUTH US 421
FRANCESVILLE, IN 47946
B Bronze Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

266 Students

29 Teachers

6.3
Below National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

3299 WHITE POLE RD
STUART, IA 50250
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

263 Students

24 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

7294 ANDREW JACKSON HWY
CERRO GORDO, NC 28430
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

456 Students

39 Teachers

4.3
Below National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

768 HWY M
PARK HILLS, MO 63601
B Bronze Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

303 Students

20 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

4515 ELM ST
WALNUT GROVE, AL 35990
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

428 Students

27 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

8604 U.S. HWY 61
ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA 70775
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

601 Students

51 Teachers

10.3
Below National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

2400 LONGLEAF DR
PENSACOLA, FL 32526
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,263 Students

71 Teachers

11.4
Below National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

22318 ROUTE 62
TIONESTA, PA 16353
B Bronze Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

145 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

359 SCHOOL AVE
WEST FORK, AR 72774
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

362 Students

27 Teachers

12.4
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

410 PINE ST
MONDAMIN, IA 51557
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

217 Students

14 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

10399 COUNTY FARM RD
GULFPORT, MS 39503
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,053 Students

63 Teachers

5.4
Below National Avg

12% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

1000 NORTH MAIN
ATKINSON, NE 68713
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

191 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

213 WARRIOR DR
STATESVILLE, NC 28677
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

977 Students

56 Teachers

10.3
Below National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

701 GARFIELD AVE
IRON RIVER, MI 49935
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

277 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

172 SHOAL RD
LINCOLNTON, NC 28092
B Bronze Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

970 Students

56 Teachers

17.1
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

2 WEST MARION ST
FOXWORTH, MS 39483
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

599 Students

41 Teachers

6.5
Below National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

1314 15TH ST
ONAWA, IA 51040
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

196 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

147 WARRIOR DR
MOUNT GILEAD, NC 27306
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

565 Students

42 Teachers

12.4
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

5094 NORTH US 33
LIGONIER, IN 46767
B Bronze Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

743 Students

42 Teachers

11.9
Below National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

2700 MATTAPONI AVE
WEST POINT, VA 23181
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

254 Students

23 Teachers

11.6
Below National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

3733 SW 80TH AVE
OCALA, FL 34481
B Bronze Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,260 Students

102 Teachers

11.9
Below National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

713 MAIN ST
WEST RUTLAND, VT 05777
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

359 Students

36 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1200 ANNA ST
WEST SACRAMENTO, CA 95605
B Bronze Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

42 Students

3 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1201 LUZERNE ST
SCRANTON, PA 18504
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,015 Students

77 Teachers

7.9
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

178 WOLF DR
RURAL VALLEY, PA 16249
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

545 Students

48 Teachers

17.1
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

7295 GREERS FERRY RD
GREERS FERRY, AR 72067
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

209 Students

22 Teachers

16.4
Near National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

775 NORTH WEST SIDE HWY
DAYTON, ID 83232
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

184 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1300 FALCON DR
HAWARDEN, IA 51023
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

184 Students

19 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

480 LA HWY 3127
EDGARD, LA 70049
B Bronze Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

212 Students

21 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

18333 HWY 182 WEST
BALDWIN, LA 70514
B Bronze Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

424 Students

33 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1610 ST HWY 30 WEST
MYRTLE, MS 38650
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

573 Students

36 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

3805 HAPPY VALLEY RD
COTTONWOOD, CA 96022
B Bronze Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

965 Students

37 Teachers

11.4
Below National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

8028 WEST BATT RD
CAMPBELLSBURG, IN 47108
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

420 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

6598 BOONE TRAIL
MILLERS CREEK, NC 28651
B Bronze Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

697 Students

38 Teachers

8.2
Below National Avg

12% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

23 WARD AVE
WESTERLY, RI 02891
B Bronze Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

983 Students

88 Teachers

11.4
Below National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

10% 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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