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
4300 C ST SE
WASHINGTON, DC 20019
B Bronze Medal

4:1
Smaller than National Avg

341 Students

87 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

400 NORTH 4TH ST
KNOX CITY, TX 79529
B Bronze Medal

5:1
Smaller than National Avg

64 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

320 EAST WOODS ST
AVON, IL 61415
B Bronze Medal

5:1
Smaller than National Avg

64 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1020 ELM AVE
WACO, TX 76704
B Bronze Medal

5:1
Smaller than National Avg

93 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063
S Silver Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

591 Students

107 Teachers

41.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

12 WINSLOW ST
PROVINCETOWN, MA 02657
B Bronze Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

125 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

815 CROSS TIMBERS ST
DENTON, TX 76205
B Bronze Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

34 Students

6 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1901 INDEPENDENCE AV SE
WASHINGTON, DC 20003
B Bronze Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

156 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

7TH AND SCHOOL ST
SUNDOWN, TX 79372
B Bronze Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

160 Students

25 Teachers

7.3
Below National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

3% Passed (AP®)

1288 NM STATE HWY 371
SMITH LAKE, NM 87365
B Bronze Medal

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

95 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

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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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