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
1841 EAST KY 70
LIBERTY, KY 42539
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

688 Students

43 Teachers

6.6
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

298 EAST HWY M134
CEDARVILLE, MI 49719
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

282 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#631
9310 SCOTT RD
ROSWELL, GA 30076
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,883 Students

117 Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#342
4300 CENTENNIAL LN
ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21042
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,434 Students

92 Teachers

54.6
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

116 REBEL DR
PARK HILLS, MO 63601
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

558 Students

35 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

145 CO 461 RD
ENGLEWOOD, TN 37329
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

772 Students

49 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1100 SHELDON RD
CHANNELVIEW, TX 77530
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,148 Students

138 Teachers

16.2
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

3960 MEADOWS DR
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46205
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

491 Students

31 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,490
99 LAKE EDEN RD
BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC 28711
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

839 Students

54 Teachers

26.1
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#509
5109B WEST ENTERPRISE ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,060 Students

68 Teachers

46.7
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#1,892
1301 DALLAS
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37405
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

563 Students

35 Teachers

19.9
Near National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#1,391
930 MARIETTA HWY
CANTON, GA 30114
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,085 Students

128 Teachers

27.6
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

2588 QUAKER VALLEY RD
NEW PARIS, PA 15554
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

477 Students

30 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#408
1200 CRESTA RD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80906
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,325 Students

82 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#1,074
3400 NORTH AUSTIN AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60634
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

501 Students

32 Teachers

33.5
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,464
735 TERRILL ST
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI 54729
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,452 Students

94 Teachers

26.5
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

1910 NORTH FLORENCE
CLAREMORE, OK 74017
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,256 Students

78 Teachers

11.9
Below National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

5801 SOUTH YORK
CLARKRANGE, TN 38553
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

286 Students

18 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,579
4607 FM 2351
FRIENDSWOOD, TX 77546
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,535 Students

160 Teachers

24.6
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,546
501 PALAMINO LN
LEAGUE CITY, TX 77573
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,376 Students

151 Teachers

25.1
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

65 HIGH SCHOOL DR
ALBANY, KY 42602
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

470 Students

29 Teachers

9.6
Below National Avg

15% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#319
5939 MUNCASTER MILL RD
ROCKVILLE, MD 20855
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,746 Students

108 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

671 WEST ST
COLDWATER, MS 38618
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

576 Students

37 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#333
5401 HERITAGE AVE
COLLEYVILLE, TX 76034
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,252 Students

143 Teachers

54.9
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

300 WEST SAINT JOSEPH ST
COLOMA, MI 49038
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

439 Students

27 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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