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
#1,513
15301 EAST YOUNGWOOD DR
WHITTIER, CA 90605
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,663 Students

91 Teachers

25.7
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,339
6001 MILLIKEN AVE
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA 91737
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

3,250 Students

113 Teachers

28.3
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

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

29:1
Larger than National Avg

285 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#927
1 MISSION HILLS CT.
SAN MARCOS, CA 92069
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,545 Students

88 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#1,252
25025 CHRISANTA DR
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,551 Students

90 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#10
5172 ORANGE AVE
CYPRESS, CA 90630
G Gold Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

1,142 Students

39 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#1,736
31375 BRADLEY RD
MENIFEE, CA 92584
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,694 Students

94 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#954
801 RAMONA ST
SAN GABRIEL, CA 91776
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,383 Students

83 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#726
2301 WEST MACARTHUR BLVD
SANTA ANA, CA 92704
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,423 Students

85 Teachers

40.9
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

3041 WEST AVE K
LANCASTER, CA 93536
B Bronze Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

323 Students

11 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#518
1801 WARBURTON WAY
FULLERTON, CA 92833
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,438 Students

85 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#228
3710 DEL MAR HEIGHTS RD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92130
G Gold Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,686 Students

92 Teachers

61.7
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#1,337
27501 CORDOVA RD
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

3,195 Students

112 Teachers

28.4
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#908
18042 TAFT AVE
VILLA PARK, CA 92861
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,497 Students

87 Teachers

36.7
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#972
20401 VICTOR ST
TORRANCE, CA 90503
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,171 Students

75 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#842
26255 WEST VALENCIA BLVD
VALENCIA, CA 91381
S Silver Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,828 Students

98 Teachers

38.1
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

501 SOUTH WESTERN AVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92804
B Bronze Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,301 Students

81 Teachers

17.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

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

29:1
Larger than National Avg

176 Students

6 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,017
9401 WESTMINSTER AVE
GARDEN GROVE, CA 92844
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,086 Students

70 Teachers

34.7
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#101
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST BLDG.
CARSON, CA 90747
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

659 Students

22 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#1,725
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

723 Students

24 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#1,323
9530 NE HIGH SCHOOL RD
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA 98110
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

134 Students

4 Teachers

28.7
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#675
4321 WALNUT AVE
IRVINE, CA 92604
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

1,825 Students

61 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#735
10372 MCFADDEN ST
WESTMINSTER, CA 92683
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,202 Students

73 Teachers

40.8
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#907
3591 CERRITOS AVE
LOS ALAMITOS, CA 90720
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

3,125 Students

105 Teachers

36.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#821
501 EAST HELLMAN AVE
ALHAMBRA, CA 91801
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,508 Students

84 Teachers

38.7
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

5151 PACIFIC AVE
STOCKTON, CA 95207
B Bronze Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

238 Students

8 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#999
11750 SOUTH WESTERN AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90047
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

393 Students

13 Teachers

35.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#1,136
3620 WEST 182ND ST
TORRANCE, CA 90504
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,187 Students

72 Teachers

32.3
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#463
13010 PASEO LUCIDO
SAN DIEGO, CA 92128
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,267 Students

76 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#1,497
11801 LARK DR
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA 91701
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

3,245 Students

108 Teachers

25.9
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,612
10400 SOUTH ORR AND DAY RD
SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA 90670
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,750 Students

92 Teachers

23.8
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#475
18605 ERWIN ST
RESEDA, CA 91335
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,072 Students

69 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#1,336
2200 CARSON ST
TORRANCE, CA 90501
S Silver Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,067 Students

70 Teachers

28.4
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

1556 NORTH ARIZOLA RD
CASA GRANDE, AZ 85222
B Bronze Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

1,801 Students

61 Teachers

12.0
Below National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#198
13500 CAMINO DEL SUR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

2,372 Students

78 Teachers

63.6
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

26455 ROCKWELL CANYON RD
SANTA CLARITA, CA 91355
B Bronze Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

389 Students

13 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

210 CENTRAL AVE RM. 603
ALAMEDA, CA 94501
B Bronze Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

308 Students

10 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#1,123
71 77 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238
S Silver Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

893 Students

29 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#161
5055 SANTA TERESA BLVD PB17
GILROY, CA 95020
G Gold Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

248 Students

8 Teachers

67.7
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#1,107
8281 WALKER ST
LA PALMA, CA 90623
S Silver Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

2,425 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#533
9550 CARMEL MOUNTAIN RD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
S Silver Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

1,973 Students

64 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#292
1010 NORTH MAIN ST
SANTA ANA, CA 92701
G Gold Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

1,753 Students

56 Teachers

57.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#1,206
12440 CAMPO RD
SPRING VALLEY, CA 91978
S Silver Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

2,175 Students

71 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

7000 DANDINI BLVD
RENO, NV 89512
B Bronze Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

184 Students

6 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#425
16925 FORREST ST
VICTORVILLE, CA 92395
G Gold Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

1,083 Students

35 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

715 NW ONSDORFF BLVD
BATTLE GROUND, WA 98604
B Bronze Medal

32:1
Larger than National Avg

473 Students

15 Teachers

N/A
N/A

N/A Tested (N/A)

N/A Passed (N/A)

#934
9801 VALLEY VIEW ST
CYPRESS, CA 90630
S Silver Medal

32:1
Larger than National Avg

2,644 Students

83 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#627
16601 NIGHTHAWK LN
SAN DIEGO, CA 92127
S Silver Medal

32:1
Larger than National Avg

1,574 Students

49 Teachers

43.3
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

22586 ANN ARBOR TRL
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127
B Bronze Medal

32:1
Larger than National Avg

219 Students

7 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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