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
#301
501 WEST 165TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10032
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

477 Students

27 Teachers

54.1
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#302
POWERVILLE RD
MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ 07046
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

689 Students

57 Teachers

54.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#303
800 SANTA FE DR
ENCINITAS, CA 92024
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,594 Students

N/A Teachers

53.9
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#304
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,059 Students

56 Teachers

53.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#305
6677 CAMDEN AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95120
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,795 Students

N/A Teachers

53.7
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#306
550 DORIAN RD
WESTFIELD, NJ 07090
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,839 Students

111 Teachers

53.7
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#307
109 WEST PIONEER TRL
AURORA, OH 44202
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,026 Students

59 Teachers

53.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#308
23255 SW 115TH AVE
HOMESTEAD, FL 33032
G Gold Medal

72:1
Larger than National Avg

289 Students

4 Teachers

53.7
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#309
2001 NORTH ORCHARD ST
CHICAGO, IL 60614
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,231 Students

125 Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#310
2840 EAST ORANGE RD
LEWIS, OH 43035
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,227 Students

77 Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#311
1155 SANTA RITA RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,592 Students

N/A Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#312
800 EAST JOHN SIMS PARKWAY
NICEVILLE, FL 32578
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,883 Students

114 Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#313
200 IRISH RD
BERWYN, PA 19312
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,017 Students

127 Teachers

53.6
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#314
100 NORTH LAKEVIEW CANYON RD
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,379 Students

N/A Teachers

53.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#315
2350 ESTATES PARKWAY
LUCAS, TX 75002
G Gold Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

1,063 Students

86 Teachers

53.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#316
19 COLUMBUS DR
TENAFLY, NJ 07670
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,239 Students

87 Teachers

53.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#317
3688 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD
CHAMBLEE, GA 30341
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,518 Students

98 Teachers

53.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#318
5601 WEST LOOP SOUTH
HOUSTON, TX 77081
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

444 Students

19 Teachers

53.3
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#319
3588 BRYAN AVE
IRVINE, CA 92602
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,369 Students

N/A Teachers

53.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#320
3303 33RD AVE NE
ST. ANTHONY, MN 55418
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

668 Students

35 Teachers

53.2
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#321
4515 PORTOLA PARKWAY
IRVINE, CA 92620
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,947 Students

N/A Teachers

53.2
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#322
640 MAIN ST
EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,193 Students

N/A Teachers

53.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#323
4300 CENTENNIAL LN
ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21042
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,472 Students

91 Teachers

53.2
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#324
36 CHARTER RD
ACTON, MA 01720
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,990 Students

119 Teachers

53.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#325
1514 EAST ZION
TULSA, OK 74106
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,268 Students

69 Teachers

53.1
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#326
4201 STRINGFELLOW RD
CHANTILLY, VA 20151
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,655 Students

137 Teachers

53.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#327
7111 MONTVIEW BLVD
DENVER, CO 80220
G Gold Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,043 Students

39 Teachers

53.0
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#328
10550 ALBION RD
SAN RAMON, CA 94582
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,794 Students

N/A Teachers

52.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#329
185 WEST PARKWAY BLVD
COPPELL, TX 75019
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,698 Students

178 Teachers

52.8
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#330
3000 BELLMORE AVE
BELLMORE, NY 11710
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,278 Students

96 Teachers

52.7
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#331
3600 OCEAN AVE
CARMEL, CA 93923
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

750 Students

N/A Teachers

52.7
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#332
2501 SW COUNTRY CLUB RD
LAKE OSWEGO, OR 97034
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,256 Students

56 Teachers

52.7
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#333
33 OXFORD RD
NEW HARTFORD, NY 13413
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

625 Students

42 Teachers

52.6
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#334
1327 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD
SAN ANSELMO, CA 94960
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,023 Students

N/A Teachers

52.6
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#335
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

546 Students

40 Teachers

52.5
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#336
10100 FINCH AVE
CUPERTINO, CA 95014
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,824 Students

N/A Teachers

52.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#337
201 ALMOND AVE
LOS ALTOS, CA 94022
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,660 Students

N/A Teachers

52.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#338
300 FARM RD
ARDSLEY, NY 10502
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

721 Students

63 Teachers

52.3
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#339
15777 BOWDOIN ST
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,887 Students

N/A Teachers

52.2
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#340
1057 POST RD
SCARSDALE, NY 10583
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,417 Students

123 Teachers

52.2
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#341
11 GROSSE POINTE BLVD
GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI 48236
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,591 Students

89 Teachers

52.2
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#342
201 CENTRAL AVE EAST
EDGEWATER, MD 21037
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,104 Students

118 Teachers

52.1
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#343
2601 SHALLOWFORD RD
MARIETTA, GA 30066
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,024 Students

121 Teachers

52.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#344
83 EAST ST
HONEOYE FALLS, NY 14472
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

854 Students

65 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#345
385 WINNETKA AVE
WINNETKA, IL 60093
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

3,075 Students

236 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#346
1900 OMAHA ST
PALM HARBOR, FL 34683
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,467 Students

120 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#347
1105 NORTH GRANT ST
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47906
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,066 Students

N/A Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#348
1901 NORTH ELLISON
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73106
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

547 Students

38 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#349
10410 TREENA ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92131
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,468 Students

N/A Teachers

51.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#350
2900 COMMUNITY AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,904 Students

N/A Teachers

51.8
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#351
1445 STATE ROUTE 31
ANNANDALE, NJ 08801
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,695 Students

114 Teachers

51.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#352
711 SOUTH POTOMAC ST
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

200 Students

15 Teachers

51.8
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#353
5624 FRERET ST
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,636 Students

106 Teachers

51.7
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#354
4300 EAST SUNRISE DR
TUCSON, AZ 85718
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,729 Students

87 Teachers

51.6
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#355
1 GRIZZLY WAY
GRANITE BAY, CA 95746
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,173 Students

N/A Teachers

51.6
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#356
609 WEBSTER ST
NEEDHAM, MA 02494
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,433 Students

99 Teachers

51.5
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#357
3101 MAIN ST
VANCOUVER, WA 98663
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

569 Students

25 Teachers

51.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#358
625 PARK AVE
LAGUNA BEACH, CA 92651
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,040 Students

N/A Teachers

51.3
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#359
4200 ELKINS DR
SUGAR LAND, TX 77479
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,876 Students

152 Teachers

51.3
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#360
74 WOODVILLE RD
FALMOUTH, ME 04105
G Gold Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

704 Students

57 Teachers

51.3
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#361
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

616 Students

36 Teachers

51.3
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#362
6780 COFFMAN RD
DUBLIN, OH 43017
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,860 Students

133 Teachers

51.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#363
5601 WEST PARKER RD
PLANO, TX 75093
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,034 Students

124 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#364
33600 INWOOD DR
SOLON, OH 44139
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,816 Students

99 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#365
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,703 Students

N/A Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#366
7901 NW 103RD ST
HIALEAH GARDENS, FL 33016
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,461 Students

56 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#367
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

389 Students

28 Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#368
255 PADONIA RD
TIMONIUM, MD 21093
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,866 Students

115 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#369
5510 NW 27TH AVE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

96 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#370
4375 FOOTHILL RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,275 Students

N/A Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#371
18605 ERWIN ST
RESEDA, CA 91335
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,075 Students

N/A Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#372
1460 SOUTH MAIN ST
WALNUT CREEK, CA 94596
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,468 Students

N/A Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#373
150 KNICKERBOCKER RD
DEMAREST, NJ 07627
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,285 Students

82 Teachers

50.9
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#374
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

769 Students

49 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#375
1776 RARITAN RD
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

276 Students

26 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#376
2501 WEST ADDISON ST
CHICAGO, IL 60618
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

4,170 Students

227 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#377
200 SCHOOLHOUSE DR
MIDDLETOWN, MD 21769
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,277 Students

72 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#378
3650 BETHUNE DR
MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL 35223
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,013 Students

86 Teachers

50.7
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#379
900 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS
SAN MATEO, CA 94402
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,587 Students

N/A Teachers

50.7
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#380
7731 LEESBURG PK
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22043
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,618 Students

88 Teachers

50.7
Above National Avg

58% Tested (IB)

48% Passed (IB)

#381
2150 CYPRESS CREEK RD
CEDAR PARK, TX 78613
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,986 Students

118 Teachers

50.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#382
RIDGEDALE AVE
MADISON, NJ 07940
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

795 Students

57 Teachers

50.6
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#383
2000 VALENCIA ST
DENVER, CO 80235
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

874 Students

51 Teachers

50.5
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#384
1010 WEST WASHINGTON ST
BOISE, ID 83702
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,431 Students

79 Teachers

50.5
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#385
2436 WEST LINCOLN ST
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009
G Gold Medal

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,263 Students

33 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#386
30215 MORNING VIEW DR
MALIBU, CA 90265
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,152 Students

N/A Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#387
9300 EAST UNION AVE
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80111
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,443 Students

178 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#388
1500 MINUTEMEN CAUSEWAY
COCOA BEACH, FL 32931
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,383 Students

83 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#389
899 KANAN RD
OAK PARK, CA 91377
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,355 Students

N/A Teachers

50.3
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#390
3751 JOHN TYLER HWY
WILLIAMSBURG, VA 23135
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,217 Students

65 Teachers

50.3
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#391
41800 BLACOW RD
FREMONT, CA 94538
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,086 Students

N/A Teachers

50.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#392
1401 FREMONT AVE
SOUTH PASADENA, CA 91030
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,525 Students

N/A Teachers

50.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#393
80 SHAWSHEEN RD
ANDOVER, MA 01810
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,802 Students

120 Teachers

50.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#394
975 NORTH MAIN ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,572 Students

100 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#395
975 STOUT RD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80921
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

566 Students

49 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#396
2518 HANNAH AVE NW
BEMIDJI, MN 56601
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

171 Students

13 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#397
56 SMINO GRANDE
ANGEL FIRE, NM 87710
G Gold Medal

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

82 Students

12 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#398
1750 VICEROY RD
DALLAS, TX 75235
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

247 Students

18 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#399
BUILDING 305
SANDY HOOK, NJ 07732
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

291 Students

26 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#400
9440ROUTE 99
ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21042
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,476 Students

101 Teachers

49.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

49% 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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