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
#1,381
645 SOUTH BARRANCA ST
WEST COVINA, CA 91723
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,020 Students

N/A Teachers

26.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#392
1401 FREMONT AVE
SOUTH PASADENA, CA 91030
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,525 Students

N/A Teachers

50.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#1,881
1122 SOUTH 67TH AVE
PHOENIX, AZ 85043
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

432 Students

N/A Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,874
400 B ST
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,520 Students

N/A Teachers

19.5
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

1 LACY ST
YODER, WY 82244
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

112 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#2,128
2001 OCOTILLO DR
EL CENTRO, CA 92243
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,037 Students

N/A Teachers

16.6
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#886
1685 HOLLISTER ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,718 Students

N/A Teachers

35.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

444 WEST SWIFT CREEK LN
AFTON, WY 83110
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

697 Students

N/A Teachers

11.5
Near National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#1,402
2800 BUENA VISTA RD
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93311
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,140 Students

N/A Teachers

25.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

17311 SULTANA AVE
HESPERIA, CA 92345
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,205 Students

N/A Teachers

10.9
Near National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#1,825
15551 SUMMIT AVE
FONTANA, CA 92336
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,585 Students

N/A Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#82
890 BROADWAY
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

422 Students

N/A Teachers

80.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

1016 EAST CLEVELAND
SUNDANCE, WY 82729
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

171 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#562
1801 WARBURTON WAY
FULLERTON, CA 92833
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,518 Students

N/A Teachers

43.6
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#1,394
2900 HIGHLAND AVE
NATIONAL CITY, CA 91950
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,440 Students

N/A Teachers

25.9
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

133 1ST ST NW
SYLVANIA, AL 35988
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

936 Students

N/A Teachers

0.4
Below National Avg

1% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#273
700 MILLER AVE
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,162 Students

N/A Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

305 DOHERTY DR
LARKSPUR, CA 94939
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

95 Students

N/A Teachers

8.6
Below National Avg

14% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

1801 EAST COTATI AVE
ROHNERT PARK, CA 94928
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

203 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2598 STARLITE LN
LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ 86403
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

86 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,314
31555 RANCHO VISTA RD
TEMECULA, CA 92592
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,760 Students

N/A Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

1251 EAST SOUTHERN AVE
TEMPE, AZ 85283
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

320 Students

N/A Teachers

5.9
Below National Avg

6% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#539
9501 EAST LEMON AVE
TEMPLE CITY, CA 91780
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,003 Students

N/A Teachers

44.1
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#895
1200 MAIN ST
TEMPLETON, CA 93465
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

726 Students

N/A Teachers

34.8
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#729
320 NOVA ALBION WAY
SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,135 Students

N/A Teachers

38.8
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#1,598
1450 TERRA NOVA BLVD
PACIFICA, CA 94044
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,249 Students

N/A Teachers

22.8
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#508
1 TESORO CREEK RD
LAS FLORES, CA 92688
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,475 Students

N/A Teachers

45.4
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#875
200 NEVADA ST
REDLANDS, CA 92373
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

194 Students

N/A Teachers

35.3
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#30
9500 GILMAN DR MC 0536
LA JOLLA, CA 92093
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

816 Students

N/A Teachers

93.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

1000 COFFEE RD
MODESTO, CA 95355
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,000 Students

N/A Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#733
2323 NORTH MOORPARK RD
THOUSAND OAKS, CA 91360
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,497 Students

N/A Teachers

38.7
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#668
3850 IRVIN ST
TOMALES, CA 94971
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

178 Students

N/A Teachers

40.5
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

1150 US HWY 14
DAYTON, WY 82836
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

152 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,194
2200 CARSON ST
TORRANCE, CA 90501
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,142 Students

N/A Teachers

29.4
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#167
3710 DEL MAR HEIGHTS RD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92130
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,559 Students

N/A Teachers

63.8
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#1,479
27501 CORDOVA RD
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,331 Students

N/A Teachers

24.7
Above National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

5522 SIDE RD
PRESCOTT, AZ 86301
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

198 Students

N/A Teachers

0.6
Below National Avg

2% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#209
2200 EAST DOROTHY LN
FULLERTON, CA 92831
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,565 Students

N/A Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#2,032
755 EAST TULARE AVE
TULARE, CA 93274
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,839 Students

N/A Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,636
824 WEST MAPLE AVE
TULARE, CA 93274
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,693 Students

N/A Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,469
1600 EAST CANAL DR
TURLOCK, CA 95380
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,177 Students

N/A Teachers

24.8
Above National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,419
1171 EL CAMINO REAL
TUSTIN, CA 92780
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,112 Students

N/A Teachers

25.5
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

72750 WILDCAT WAY
TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA 92277
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

884 Students

N/A Teachers

13.6
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#1,130
6530 KOKI LN
EL DORADO, CA 95623
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,030 Students

N/A Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#552
6949 GENESEE AVE
SAN DIEGO, CA 92122
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,875 Students

N/A Teachers

43.8
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#42
2611 EAST MATOIAN
FRESNO, CA 93740
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

479 Students

N/A Teachers

90.2
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

87% Passed (AP®)

#182
4771 CAMPUS DR
IRVINE, CA 92612
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,402 Students

N/A Teachers

62.0
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#632
16925 FORREST ST
VICTORVILLE, CA 92395
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,064 Students

N/A Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

2315 CANOAS GARDEN AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95125
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

381 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#498
2200 EUREKA WAY
REDDING, CA 96001
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

817 Students

N/A Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#2,076
11800 TEXAS AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90025
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,233 Students

N/A Teachers

17.3
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,878
565 WEST 11TH ST
UPLAND, CA 91786
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,658 Students

N/A Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,332
27801 NORTH DICKASON DR
VALENCIA, CA 91355
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,019 Students

N/A Teachers

27.1
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#770
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92670
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,478 Students

N/A Teachers

37.7
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#1,361
31322 COLE GRADE RD
VALLEY CENTER, CA 92082
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,335 Students

N/A Teachers

26.6
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

235 1ST AVE
VALLEY HEAD, AL 35989
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

509 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,521
2951 MARKLEY LN
FAIRFIELD, CA 94533
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,622 Students

N/A Teachers

24.0
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

301 SOUTH EAST ST
VANLUE, OH 45890
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

124 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,811
2 NORTH CATALINA ST
VENTURA, CA 93001
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,093 Students

N/A Teachers

20.3
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,418
10625 PLAINVIEW AVE
TUJUNGA, CA 91042
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,008 Students

N/A Teachers

25.6
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

1250 WEST PARKRIDGE AVE
NORCO, CA 92860
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

66 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,087
18042 TAFT AVE
VILLA PARK, CA 92861
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,519 Students

N/A Teachers

31.3
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#838
1444 EAST HOLT AVE
POMONA, CA 91767
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

508 Students

N/A Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#927
1970 BROADSTONE PARKWAY
FOLSOM, CA 95630
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,429 Students

N/A Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#1,415
28251 CLINTON KEITH RD
MURRIETA, CA 92563
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,365 Students

N/A Teachers

25.6
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#497
4000 SOUTH MAIN ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90037
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

454 Students

N/A Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#629
400 NORTH PIERRE RD
WALNUT, CA 91789
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,909 Students

N/A Teachers

41.6
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

4131 NORTH CROWN AVE
STOCKTON, CA 95207
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

91 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,795
8141 DE PALMA ST
DOWNEY, CA 90241
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,775 Students

N/A Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

1900 SEVENTH ST
WASCO, CA 93280
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,618 Students

N/A Teachers

14.6
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

785 WEST 6TH ST
RENO, NV 89520
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

133 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,334
121 SOUTH REINWAY
WATERFORD, CA 95386
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

617 Students

N/A Teachers

27.1
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

302 WEST WEBER AVE
STOCKTON, CA 95203
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

414 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

909 HILLSIDE
WEED, CA 96094
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

194 Students

N/A Teachers

13.1
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#264
5022 58TH ST
SACRAMENTO, CA 95820
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

854 Students

N/A Teachers

56.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#1,318
1609 EAST CAMERON AVE
WEST COVINA, CA 91791
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,892 Students

N/A Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

1200 NEW STINE RD
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,113 Students

N/A Teachers

9.0
Near National Avg

12% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#805
20401 VICTOR ST
TORRANCE, CA 90503
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,110 Students

N/A Teachers

36.6
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#347
1105 NORTH GRANT ST
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47906
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,066 Students

N/A Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#784
26255 WEST VALENCIA BLVD
VALENCIA, CA 91381
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,787 Students

N/A Teachers

37.3
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

1200 ANNA ST
WEST SACRAMENTO, CA 95605
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

73 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#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®)

3401 WEST MUSTANG WAY
HEMET, CA 92545
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,877 Students

N/A Teachers

14.3
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,797
501 SOUTH WESTERN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92804
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,273 Students

N/A Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#314
100 NORTH LAKEVIEW CANYON RD
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,379 Students

N/A Teachers

53.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#1,769
14325 GOLDENWEST ST
WESTMINSTER, CA 92683
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,699 Students

N/A Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,321
131 WESTMOOR AVE
DALY CITY, CA 94015
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,725 Students

N/A Teachers

27.2
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#208
13500 CAMINO DEL SUR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,361 Students

N/A Teachers

60.0
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

3435 DON PEDRO RD
CERES, CA 95307
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

163 Students

N/A Teachers

7.4
Below National Avg

9% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#718
701 WILDCAT BLVD
ROCKLIN, CA 95765
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,645 Students

N/A Teachers

39.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#27
16800 SHOEMAKER AVE
CERRITOS, CA 90703
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,023 Students

N/A Teachers

95.5
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

95% Passed (AP®)

#1,543
12417 EAST PHILADELPHIA ST
WHITTIER, CA 90601
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,561 Students

N/A Teachers

23.6
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

250 SIERRA COLLEGE DR
GRASS VALLEY, CA 95945
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

168 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#571
5356 SOUTH FIFTH AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90043
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

471 Students

N/A Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,233
5461 WINNETKA AVE
WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91364
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,641 Students

N/A Teachers

28.6
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#2,177
37423 70TH ST EAST
PALMDALE, CA 93552
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,418 Students

N/A Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#743
24825 NORTH NEWHALL AVE
NEWHALL, CA 91321
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,111 Students

N/A Teachers

38.5
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

1994 NORTH COUGAR DR
PAVILLION, WY 82523
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

224 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,074
2 MEADOWBROOK
IRVINE, CA 92604
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,161 Students

N/A Teachers

31.5
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,165
2551 WOODCREEK OAKS BLVD
ROSEVILLE, CA 95747
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,117 Students

N/A Teachers

29.8
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

27% 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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