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
#971
4921 NORTH CEDAR AVE
EL MONTE, CA 91732
S Silver Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,312 Students

95 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

33% 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®)

#973
6702 WANDERMERE DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92120
S Silver Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,512 Students

101 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#974
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#975
6530 KOKI LN
EL DORADO, CA 95623
S Silver Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

985 Students

43 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#976
66 NORTH MAIN ST
SMITHSBURG, MD 21783
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

820 Students

49 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#977
6851 LAMPSON AVE
GARDEN GROVE, CA 92845
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,794 Students

69 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#978
10708 STATE ROUTE 118
VAN WERT, OH 45891
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

534 Students

37 Teachers

35.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#979
401 SOUTH PALM ST
LA HABRA, CA 90631
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,010 Students

77 Teachers

35.3
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#980
11237 KINGSTON
KNOXVILLE, TN 37922
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,679 Students

100 Teachers

35.3
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

33% 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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