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
1 VALLEY AVE
RICHWOOD, WV 26261
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

409 Students

26 Teachers

9.3
Near National Avg

15% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

333 WEST 17TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10011
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

441 Students

28 Teachers

12.0
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#603
7521 JAGUAR TRAIL
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22042
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,578 Students

101 Teachers

42.5
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

135 PINSON RD
ANNISTON, AL 36201
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

547 Students

35 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

405 PIERCE RD
EVENSVILLE, TN 37332
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,345 Students

86 Teachers

0.1
Below National Avg

1% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#1,157
1499 HARD RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43235
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,287 Students

82 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

10165 PRINGEY AVE
PRESTON, OK 74456
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

169 Students

11 Teachers

3.3
Below National Avg

5% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

308 2ND ST WEST
RAINIER, WA 98576
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

333 Students

21 Teachers

12.4
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#440
1825 MCLAUGHLIN RUN RD
PITTSBURGH, PA 15241
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,435 Students

92 Teachers

48.0
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#1,836
500 ORANGE HIGH RD
HILLSBOROUGH, NC 27278
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,195 Students

76 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,687
1000 WARRIOR WAY
MT. PLEASANT, SC 29466
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

3,383 Students

216 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

9465 ROANOKE DR
EL PASO, TX 79924
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,748 Students

112 Teachers

9.9
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

4% Passed (AP®)

#220
525 WEST 50TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

539 Students

34 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

189 NORTH JOHNSON ST
CAMPTON, KY 41301
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

376 Students

24 Teachers

2.0
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#1,292
310 SOUTH GARLAND AVE
GARLAND, TX 75040
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,699 Students

172 Teachers

27.6
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#246
5401 HERITAGE AVE
COLLEYVILLE, TX 76034
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,289 Students

146 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#694
911 WEST MAIN ST
NORMAN, OK 73069
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,680 Students

107 Teachers

39.7
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#268
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,395 Students

89 Teachers

56.1
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#1,837
280 S.MEMORIAL DR
TULSA, OK 74112
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

395 Students

25 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

415 HARDING DR
LEBANON, TN 37087
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,544 Students

99 Teachers

10.0
Near National Avg

13% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#2,023
100 SELMA AVE
ST LOUIS, MO 63119
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,337 Students

85 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

1301 EAST WALNUT ST
CARBONDALE, IL 62901
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,131 Students

72 Teachers

6.8
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#2,094
26026 PATRIOTS WAY
GEORGETOWN, DE 19947
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,286 Students

82 Teachers

17.0
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

1 BLACK BEAR LN
CANTON, NC 28716
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,039 Students

66 Teachers

14.5
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

200 1ST ST NW
SEBEKA, MN 56477
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

267 Students

17 Teachers

9.9
Near National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

8% 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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