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
#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®)

#102
70 ROARING BROOK RD
CHAPPAQUA, NY 10514
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,283 Students

105 Teachers

75.6
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#103
890 BROADWAY
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

425 Students

22 Teachers

75.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#104
780 ARASTRADERO RD
PALO ALTO, CA 94306
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,854 Students

104 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#105
150 ROCKLAND AVE
YONKERS, NY 10705
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

60 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

81% Tested (IB)

73% Passed (IB)

#106
4411 ANDERSON RD
HOUSTON, TX 77053
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

749 Students

39 Teachers

75.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#107
100 TECHNOLOGY DR
EDISON, NJ 08837
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

156 Students

13 Teachers

75.0
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#108
1315 DUMBLE
HOUSTON, TX 77023
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

407 Students

22 Teachers

74.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#109
1280 JOHNSON AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95129
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,788 Students

74 Teachers

74.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#110
106 PENDERY AVE
WYOMING, OH 45215
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

642 Students

42 Teachers

74.4
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#111
2900 SUTTON RD
VIENNA, VA 22181
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,244 Students

140 Teachers

74.3
Above National Avg

86% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#112
5931 WEST 18TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90035
G Gold Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,630 Students

60 Teachers

74.2
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#113
6865 DRAKE RD
CINCINNATI, OH 45243
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

716 Students

52 Teachers

74.1
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#114
10416 WOLVERINE WAY
BELLEVUE, WA 98004
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,368 Students

66 Teachers

73.9
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#115
341 LAKEVILLE RD
GREAT NECK, NY 11020
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,281 Students

111 Teachers

73.8
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#116
10359 WEST NASSAU AVE
DENVER, CO 80235
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,002 Students

49 Teachers

73.8
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#117
14001 NORTH 29TH ST
MCALLEN, TX 78504
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

736 Students

46 Teachers

73.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#118
4333 FACTORIA BLVD SE
BELLEVUE, WA 98006
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,679 Students

81 Teachers

73.1
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#119
170 ROCKAWAY AVE
GARDEN CITY, NY 11530
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,186 Students

100 Teachers

73.1
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#120
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,164 Students

110 Teachers

73.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#121
4015 MCPHERSON AVE
ST LOUIS, MO 63108
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

324 Students

24 Teachers

72.8
Above National Avg

83% Tested (IB)

70% Passed (IB)

#122
1633 DAVIDSON RD
MCLEAN, VA 22101
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,003 Students

121 Teachers

72.5
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#123
2130 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20037
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

536 Students

36 Teachers

72.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#124
510 SOUTH SUGAR RD
EDINBURG, TX 78539
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

624 Students

44 Teachers

72.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#125
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,333 Students

76 Teachers

71.9
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#126
35800 EAST HIST COLUMBIA RIVER
CORBETT, OR 97019
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

653 Students

29 Teachers

71.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#127
140 SHEPHERD ST
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY 11570
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,149 Students

94 Teachers

71.8
Above National Avg

76% Tested (IB)

71% Passed (IB)

#128
9525 MAIN ST
FAIRFAX, VA 22031
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,131 Students

155 Teachers

71.8
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#129
504ROUTE 46 WEST
TETERBORO, NJ 07608
G Gold Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

660 Students

68 Teachers

71.7
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#130
82 TURKEY LN
COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY 11724
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

999 Students

80 Teachers

71.5
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#131
1 MT HOPE BLVD
HASTINGS ON HUDSON, NY 10706
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

513 Students

47 Teachers

71.5
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#132
2325 HECK AVE
NEPTUNE, NJ 07753
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

281 Students

27 Teachers

71.4
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#133
4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX 77006
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

687 Students

39 Teachers

71.3
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#134
10101 SW 152ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33157
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,166 Students

133 Teachers

71.3
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#135
700 MED HIGH DR
MERCEDES, TX 78570
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

855 Students

57 Teachers

71.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#136
34 12 36TH AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

440 Students

31 Teachers

70.7
Above National Avg

76% Tested (IB)

69% Passed (IB)

#137
3155 NORTH COLLEGE AVE
FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72703
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

316 Students

19 Teachers

70.1
Above National Avg

86% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#138
25 NE 2ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33132
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

477 Students

31 Teachers

70.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#139
3434 SOUTH R L THORNTON
DALLAS, TX 75224
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

895 Students

58 Teachers

70.0
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#140
7465 LOANNES DR
CINCINNATI, OH 45243
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

34 Teachers

69.8
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#141
111 COLUMBIA ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,609 Students

85 Teachers

69.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#142
11 BACON RD
OLD WESTBURY, NY 11568
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

770 Students

72 Teachers

69.5
Above National Avg

86% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#143
300 MORAGA RD
MORAGA, CA 94556
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,285 Students

61 Teachers

69.4
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#144
395 DOHERTY DR
LARKSPUR, CA 94939
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,456 Students

78 Teachers

69.2
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#145
12 TRIPP LN
ARMONK, NY 10504
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

858 Students

73 Teachers

69.2
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#146
201 FOREST ST
MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

963 Students

80 Teachers

69.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#147
644 WEST 17TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

444 Students

25 Teachers

68.9
Above National Avg

86% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#148
9405 BETEL DR
EL PASO, TX 79907
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

768 Students

50 Teachers

68.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#149
1111 FIGUEROA PLACE
WILMINGTON, CA 90744
G Gold Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

404 Students

15 Teachers

68.7
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#150
1 STEVENSON DR
LINCOLNSHIRE, IL 60069
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

4,031 Students

251 Teachers

68.7
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#151
221 CONCORD AVE
BELMONT, MA 02478
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,083 Students

61 Teachers

68.6
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#152
20300 HERRIMAN AVE
SARATOGA, CA 95070
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,419 Students

68 Teachers

68.4
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#153
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

406 Students

31 Teachers

68.4
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#154
10625 PARSONS RD
DULUTH, GA 30097
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,843 Students

94 Teachers

68.3
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#155
120 WEST LEE ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40208
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,890 Students

92 Teachers

68.3
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#156
444 PLEASANTVILLE RD
BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY 10510
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

592 Students

50 Teachers

68.1
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#157
12400 MELLOW MEADOW DR
AUSTIN, TX 78750
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,503 Students

153 Teachers

68.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#158
70 SOUTH WOODS RD
SYOSSET, NY 11791
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

2,232 Students

197 Teachers

67.9
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#159
18600 VISTA PARK BLVD
WESTON, FL 33332
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,192 Students

177 Teachers

67.7
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#160
13025 BIRMINGHAM HWY
ALPHARETTA, GA 30004
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,654 Students

138 Teachers

67.7
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

64% 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®)

#162
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

163 Students

8 Teachers

67.5
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#163
250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,100 Students

117 Teachers

67.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#164
50 RICE ST
WELLESLEY, MA 02481
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,353 Students

109 Teachers

67.4
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#165
27118 SILVER SPUR RD
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA 90274
G Gold Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,540 Students

95 Teachers

67.2
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#166
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

391 Students

26 Teachers

66.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#167
2701 HUNTINGTON DR
SAN MARINO, CA 91108
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,103 Students

52 Teachers

66.8
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#168
16245 NE 24TH ST
BELLEVUE, WA 98008
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,510 Students

73 Teachers

66.7
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#169
625 52ND ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49548
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

472 Students

25 Teachers

66.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#170
14 MASSACHUSETTS AVE
HARVARD, MA 01451
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

767 Students

47 Teachers

66.4
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#171
711 SOUTH POTOMAC ST
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

222 Students

19 Teachers

66.3
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#172
4100 WESTBANK DR
AUSTIN, TX 78746
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,562 Students

168 Teachers

66.1
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#173
770 SALEM ST
MALDEN, MA 02148
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,469 Students

93 Teachers

65.9
Above National Avg

80% Tested (IB)

61% Passed (IB)

#174
9 JUNCTION ST
DOVER, MA 02030
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

637 Students

54 Teachers

65.7
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#175
3584 HOME RD
POWELL, OH 43065
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,585 Students

84 Teachers

65.7
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#176
15800 QUINCE ORCHARD RD
GAITHERSBURG, MD 20878
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,780 Students

107 Teachers

65.6
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#177
268 SO FINLEY AVE
BASKING RIDGE, NJ 07920
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,787 Students

125 Teachers

65.4
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#178
4646 HAMILTON WOLFE
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

827 Students

45 Teachers

65.2
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#179
2500 HUDSON AURORA RD
HUDSON, OH 44236
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,630 Students

94 Teachers

65.1
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#180
4463 OAK GROVE DR
LA CANADA, CA 91011
G Gold Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,117 Students

86 Teachers

65.1
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#181
675 LEWIS CENTER RD
LEWIS CENTER, OH 43035
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,261 Students

71 Teachers

65.1
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#182
115 SCHOOL RD
WESTON, CT 06883
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

755 Students

58 Teachers

65.1
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#183
3300 WEST SPARROW AVE
FLAGSTAFF, AZ 86004
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

558 Students

N/A Teachers

65.0
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#184
28000 CALAROGA AVE
HAYWARD, CA 94545
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

446 Students

22 Teachers

65.0
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#185
88R SOUTH ST
MEDFIELD, MA 02052
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

898 Students

63 Teachers

64.9
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#186
1776 RARITAN RD
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

287 Students

26 Teachers

64.9
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#187
600 CLOYDEN RD
PALOS VERDES ESTATES, CA 90274
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,695 Students

71 Teachers

64.8
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#188
100 SHELTER ROCK RD
NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040
G Gold Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,358 Students

106 Teachers

64.6
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#189
500 WASHINGTON AVE
SAVANNAH, GA 31405
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

764 Students

55 Teachers

64.6
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#190
98 TAYLOR AVE
GREENLAWN, NY 11740
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,142 Students

68 Teachers

64.6
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#191
5151 STATE UNIVERSITY DR LOT
LOS ANGELES, CA 90032
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

568 Students

32 Teachers

64.4
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#192
326 SOUTH CASSINGHAM RD
BEXLEY, OH 43209
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

654 Students

46 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#193
100 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,604 Students

127 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#194
5575 STATE BRIDGE RD
JOHNS CREEK, GA 30022
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,842 Students

99 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#195
2200 EUREKA WAY
REDDING, CA 96001
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

865 Students

38 Teachers

64.0
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#196
1401 SOUTH MACARTHUR BLVD
IRVING, TX 75060
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

463 Students

35 Teachers

63.9
Above National Avg

65% Tested (IB)

64% Passed (IB)

#197
6754 VALLEY VIEW RD
EDINA, MN 55439
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,925 Students

95 Teachers

63.7
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

61% 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®)

#199
2330 SOUTH VICTORY ST
HOUSTON, TX 77088
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

380 Students

17 Teachers

63.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#200
800 MAGNOLIA AVE
PIEDMONT, CA 94611
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

750 Students

43 Teachers

63.5
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

62% 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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