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
245 PRAIRIE HILL RD
SOUTH BELOIT, IL 61080
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

296 Students

19 Teachers

13.1
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

337 SPARTA ST
SPENCER, TN 38585
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

416 Students

26 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#2,240
1510 ELLISON DR NW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87114
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,859 Students

116 Teachers

15.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

808 SOUTH BROADWAY
ERATH, LA 70533
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

493 Students

31 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

491 MAGNOLIA DR
RALEIGH, MS 39153
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

594 Students

37 Teachers

2.7
Below National Avg

4% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

#1,540
900 NORTH RESLER DR
EL PASO, TX 79912
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,995 Students

187 Teachers

23.6
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

883 CLASSON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11225
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

396 Students

25 Teachers

N/A
N/A

41% Tested (AP®)

N/A Passed (AP®)

521 NE SPRUCE ST
OAKLAND, OR 97462
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

192 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,043
43 WEST 22ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

433 Students

27 Teachers

32.1
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

6015 GEORGETOWN DR
COLUMBUS, GA 31907
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

165 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

10150 ALAMEDA AVE
EL PASO, TX 79927
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,688 Students

168 Teachers

8.4
Below National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

1878 NORTH CR 1000 WEST
PARKER CITY, IN 47368
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

471 Students

29 Teachers

9.7
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#1,575
344 WEST BEACH ST
PATEROS, WA 98846
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

153 Students

10 Teachers

23.1
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#845
12485 SOUTHERN CONNECTOR BOULE
LUSBY, MD 20657
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,183 Students

74 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

60 METCALF ST
PISGAH, AL 35765
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

649 Students

41 Teachers

3.9
Below National Avg

16% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

1209 GARRARD AVE
GREENWOOD, MS 38930
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

725 Students

45 Teachers

4.6
Below National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

1325 AZALEA DR
WAYNESBORO, MS 39367
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,047 Students

65 Teachers

2.1
Below National Avg

6% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

#1,152
9755 WOLF RIVER BL
GERMANTOWN, TN 38139
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,681 Students

105 Teachers

30.1
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#2,090
803 OAK BLVD
EPHRATA, PA 17522
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,289 Students

80 Teachers

17.0
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,267
4820 EAST 71ST ST
CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS, OH 44125
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

314 Students

20 Teachers

28.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

555 EAST 200 SOUTH
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84102
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

185 Students

12 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

707 SOUTH MAIN ST
WAYNESBORO, TN 38485
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

337 Students

21 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

250 2ND AVE SW
WELLS, MN 56097
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

349 Students

22 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#975
KRESSON RD
CHERRY HILL, NJ 08003
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,071 Students

129 Teachers

33.2
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#614
1401 EAST BECKER RD
MARSHFIELD, WI 54449
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,261 Students

79 Teachers

42.1
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

300 EAST HOLCOMB ST
ATHENS, MI 49011
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

281 Students

18 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

9964 GAST RD
BRIDGMAN, MI 49106
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

330 Students

21 Teachers

14.8
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

1401 WEST JACKSON ST
WEST UNITY, OH 43570
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

270 Students

17 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

1100 EASTWAY DR
CHARLOTTE, NC 28205
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

381 Students

24 Teachers

4.6
Below National Avg

18% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

1115 BROAD RIPPLE AVE
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46220
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,087 Students

68 Teachers

12.1
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

400 WEST HWY 174
MT VERNON, MO 65712
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

489 Students

30 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,342
146 DOVER RD NW
SUGARCREEK, OH 44681
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

516 Students

32 Teachers

26.8
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

1313 WEST MAIN ST
MASCOUTAH, IL 62258
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,038 Students

65 Teachers

5.4
Below National Avg

8% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#1,127
2590 OGDEN AVE
AURORA, IL 60504
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,893 Students

180 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

534 11TH ST
FRANKFORT, MI 49635
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

246 Students

15 Teachers

13.4
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#221
675 LEWIS CENTER RD
LEWIS CENTER, OH 43035
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,168 Students

73 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

3695 EAST BURKE BLVD
CONNELLY SPR, NC 28612
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

999 Students

62 Teachers

12.2
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#1,605
57243 US HWY 285
BAILEY, CO 80421
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

376 Students

23 Teachers

22.7
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#2,006
1611 WEST 2ND
LIBERAL, KS 67901
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,206 Students

75 Teachers

17.9
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#2,186
1200 SALISBURY RD
MOCKSVILLE, NC 27028
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,759 Students

109 Teachers

15.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

7728 MOUNT ZION BLVD
JONESBORO, GA 30236
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,235 Students

77 Teachers

8.4
Below National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

#2,279
1765 WTLO RD
SOMERSET, KY 42503
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,142 Students

71 Teachers

14.9
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

6914 RICHMOND RD
WARSAW, VA 22572
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

370 Students

23 Teachers

10.2
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

511 ARABIAN DR NE
ARAB, AL 35016
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

785 Students

49 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#928
3201 NORTH ORANGE AVE
SARASOTA, FL 34234
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,062 Students

66 Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

7473 NORTH ELYRIA RD
WEST SALEM, OH 44287
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

392 Students

24 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

795 SOUTH ALABAMA AVE
CHESNEE, SC 29323
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

639 Students

40 Teachers

10.8
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#2,075
501 WEST FOURTH ST
LORDSBURG, NM 88045
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

198 Students

12 Teachers

17.3
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#2,048
830 CENTURY PLACE
GAINESVILLE, GA 30501
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,465 Students

91 Teachers

17.5
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

223 SECOND ST
CALVIN, LA 71410
B Bronze Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

312 Students

19 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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