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
1200 BELMONT AVE
MENDOTA, CA 93640
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

705 Students

N/A Teachers

12.0
Near National Avg

13% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

205 WEST OLIVE AVE
MERCED, CA 95348
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,649 Students

N/A Teachers

14.7
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

5151 PACIFIC AVE
STOCKTON, CA 95207
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

239 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

2600 MISSION BELL DR
SAN PABLO, CA 94806
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

233 Students

N/A Teachers

0.3
Below National Avg

1% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

701 SOUTH MT. VERNON AVE
SAN BERNARDINO, CA 92410
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

163 Students

N/A Teachers

2.5
Below National Avg

4% Tested (AP®)

2% Passed (AP®)

1530 WEST 17TH ST
SANTA ANA, CA 92706
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

310 Students

N/A Teachers

1.7
Below National Avg

3% Tested (AP®)

1% Passed (AP®)

#1,360
11750 SOUTH WESTERN AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90047
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

382 Students

N/A Teachers

26.6
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

4330 KEEMA AVE
NORTH HIGHLANDS, CA 95660
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

55 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,632
2800 SNOWDEN AVE
LONG BEACH, CA 90815
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

4,174 Students

N/A Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#519
400 MURCHISON DR
MILLBRAE, CA 94030
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,413 Students

N/A Teachers

45.0
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

266 WEST RANDALL
RIALTO, CA 92376
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

350 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,090
1285 ESCUELA PARKWAY
MILPITAS, CA 95035
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,002 Students

N/A Teachers

31.2
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#417
701 SOUTH PECK AVE
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA 90266
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,359 Students

N/A Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#860
10510 REAGAN RD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92126
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,616 Students

N/A Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#173
750 MORAGA WAY
ORINDA, CA 94563
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,277 Students

N/A Teachers

63.3
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#1,024
1 MISSION HILLS CT.
SAN MARCOS, CA 92069
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,538 Students

N/A Teachers

32.4
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#79
41717 PALM AVE
FREMONT, CA 94539
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,198 Students

N/A Teachers

80.8
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#1,423
25025 CHRISANTA DR
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,704 Students

N/A Teachers

25.4
Above National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

18 H ST
MODESTO, CA 95351
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,583 Students

N/A Teachers

13.5
Near National Avg

14% Tested (IB)

13% Passed (IB)

900 NORTH MAIN ST
ALTURAS, CA 96101
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

268 Students

N/A Teachers

11.4
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#1,801
960 NORTH NEWCOMB ST
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,877 Students

N/A Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#1,202
845 WEST COLORADO BLVD
MONROVIA, CA 91016
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,733 Students

N/A Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#109
21840 MCCLELLAN RD
CUPERTINO, CA 95014
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,496 Students

N/A Teachers

73.8
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#1,644
4725 BENITO ST
MONTCLAIR, CA 91763
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,256 Students

N/A Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#680
3131 STONE VALLEY RD
DANVILLE, CA 94526
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,213 Students

N/A Teachers

40.0
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

8661 POWER INN RD
ELK GROVE, CA 95624
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

2,176 Students

N/A Teachers

6.7
Below National Avg

11% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#1,507
1250 HAHMAN DR
SANTA ROSA, CA 95405
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,745 Students

N/A Teachers

24.1
Above National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,648
3250 PALM AVE
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,637 Students

N/A Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

47 COUNTRY LN
MOORCROFT, WY 82721
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

245 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#747
4500 TIERRA REJADA RD
MOORPARK, CA 93021
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,305 Students

N/A Teachers

38.4
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#1,986
235 ATASCADERO RD
MORRO BAY, CA 93442
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

849 Students

N/A Teachers

18.1
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,460
7155 ASHBURN ST
HOUSTON, TX 77061
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

303 Students

N/A Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

950 SOUTH MOUNTAIN AVE
MONROVIA, CA 91016
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

99 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#297
3535 TRUMAN AVE
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94040
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,816 Students

N/A Teachers

54.5
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#636
9550 CARMEL MOUNTAIN RD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,070 Students

N/A Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#1,224
4350 MT. EVEREST BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92117
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

148 Students

N/A Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,548
710 EVERITT MEMORIAL HWY
MOUNT SHASTA, CA 96067
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

370 Students

N/A Teachers

23.5
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

900 SOUTH CONYER ST
VISALIA, CA 93277
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,622 Students

N/A Teachers

12.9
Near National Avg

20% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#1,234
42200 NIGHTHAWK WAY
MURRIETA, CA 92562
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,489 Students

N/A Teachers

28.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

4600 BLACKROCK DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95835
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

1,304 Students

N/A Teachers

7.9
Below National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#761
3700 DEL PASO RD
SACRAMENTO, CA 95834
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

403 Students

N/A Teachers

38.0
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

303 SOUTH WATER ST
HENDERSON, NV 89015
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

216 Students

1 Teacher

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

920 YOUNT ST
NAPA, CA 94559
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

380 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#989
456 NORTH REINO RD
NEWBURY PARK, CA 91320
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,612 Students

N/A Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#575
600 IRVINE AVE
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92663
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,507 Students

N/A Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

4848 SOUTH 2ND ST
PHOENIX, AZ 85040
B Bronze Medal

N/A
N/A

272 Students

N/A Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,805
525 NORTH THOMPSON RD
NIPOMO, CA 93444
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,148 Students

N/A Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#953
1401 MARICOPA HWY
OJAI, CA 93023
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

945 Students

N/A Teachers

33.5
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#966
3620 WEST 182ND ST
TORRANCE, CA 90504
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,201 Students

N/A Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#769
5231 COLFAX AVE
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA 91601
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,191 Students

N/A Teachers

37.7
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

35% 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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