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
#1,931
511 INDEPENDENCE BLVD
MORGANTON, NC 28655
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,216 Students

76 Teachers

18.8
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,932
6301 NORTH UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL 61614
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,487 Students

75 Teachers

18.8
Near National Avg

22% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,933
1400 MAIN ST SOUTH
PINE CITY, MN 55063
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

727 Students

52 Teachers

18.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,934
37 CROSS ST UNIT 2 AND 3
NORTHFIELD, VT 05663
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

335 Students

30 Teachers

18.8
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,935
1551 EAST SR 47
MARSHALL, IN 47859
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

308 Students

25 Teachers

18.8
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,936
903 BLUEBONNET PARKWAY
MCGREGOR, TX 76657
S Silver Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

348 Students

38 Teachers

18.8
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,937
5199 HWY NORTH
ST CHARLES, MO 63304
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,926 Students

117 Teachers

18.7
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,938
226 SEMANSKI ST SOUTH
ENUMCLAW, WA 98022
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,468 Students

62 Teachers

18.7
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,939
2500 WEST PLEASANT VALLEY RD
PARMA, OH 44134
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,252 Students

67 Teachers

18.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,940
1528 EAST YOSEMITE AVE
ESCALON, CA 95320
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

923 Students

N/A Teachers

18.7
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

15% 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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