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
#201
22525 BELMONT RIDGE RD
ASHBURN, VA 20148
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,599 Students

85 Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#202
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,401 Students

75 Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#203
1200 NORTH CORNWELL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,854 Students

N/A Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#204
251 WALTHAM ST
LEXINGTON, MA 02421
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,983 Students

156 Teachers

60.5
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#205
400 EAST WASHINGTON ST
CHAGRIN FALLS, OH 44022
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

649 Students

43 Teachers

60.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#206
340 NORTH MAPLE AVE
PURCELLVILLE, VA 20132
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,331 Students

78 Teachers

60.2
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#207
6100 ROLLING RD
SPRINGFIELD, VA 22152
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,295 Students

113 Teachers

60.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#208
13500 CAMINO DEL SUR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92129
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,361 Students

N/A Teachers

60.0
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#209
2200 EAST DOROTHY LN
FULLERTON, CA 92831
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,565 Students

N/A Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#210
1460 THE ALAMEDA
SAN JOSE, CA 95126
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

412 Students

N/A Teachers

59.7
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#211
630 EVANS AVE
WYOMISSING, PA 19610
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

890 Students

52 Teachers

59.6
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#212
3501 REBEL RUN
FAIRFAX, VA 22030
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,452 Students

116 Teachers

59.5
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#213
60 ROBINSON RD
SEVERNA PARK, MD 21146
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,921 Students

102 Teachers

59.4
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#214
750 NAUTILUS ST
LA JOLLA, CA 92037
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,622 Students

N/A Teachers

59.4
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#215
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

461 Students

26 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#216
100 DAY RD
VENTURA, CA 93003
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

985 Students

N/A Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#217
80 HIGH SCHOOL LN
DARIEN, CT 06820
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,313 Students

120 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#218
110 BEECHWOOD RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,552 Students

105 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#219
21400 PATHFINDER RD
DIAMOND BAR, CA 91765
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

3,119 Students

N/A Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#220
525 WEST 50TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

539 Students

34 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#221
675 LEWIS CENTER RD
LEWIS CENTER, OH 43035
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,168 Students

73 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#222
300 HORNIDGE RD
MAMARONECK, NY 10543
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

416 Students

36 Teachers

58.9
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#223
4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX 77006
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

655 Students

44 Teachers

58.9
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#224
140 BRANDEIS RD
NEWTON CENTRE, MA 02459
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,706 Students

128 Teachers

58.7
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#225
462 MILLBURN AVE
MILLBURN, NJ 07041
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,492 Students

107 Teachers

58.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#226
8000 75TH ST NORTH
MAHTOMEDI, MN 55115
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,180 Students

58 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#227
5304 MURRAY LA
BRENTWOOD, TN 37027
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,516 Students

77 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#228
3151 NORTH ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAI
KISSIMMEE, FL 34744
G Gold Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

753 Students

30 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#229
90 GROVERS MILL RD
PLAINSBORO, NJ 08536
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,598 Students

112 Teachers

58.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#230
600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,267 Students

60 Teachers

58.4
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#231
3171 NORTH SAM HOUSTON PARKWAY
HOUSTON, TX 77038
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

280 Students

25 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#232
574 WEST 6TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80204
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

643 Students

25 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#233
935 ECHO LN
HOUSTON, TX 77024
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

2,377 Students

137 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#234
433 VINE AVE
HIGHLAND PARK, IL 60035
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,995 Students

133 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#235
2500 HUDSON AURORA RD
HUDSON, OH 44236
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,663 Students

105 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#236
230 JUNE RD
NORTH SALEM, NY 10560
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

750 Students

68 Teachers

58.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#237
12500 EAST 183RD ST .
CERRITOS, CA 90703
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,126 Students

N/A Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#238
101 CAMPUS DR
PORT WASHINGTON, NY 11050
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,576 Students

123 Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#239
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

313 Students

23 Teachers

57.9
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#240
115 SCHOOL RD
WESTON, CT 06883
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

775 Students

59 Teachers

57.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#241
1200 FAR HILLS AVE
DAYTON, OH 45419
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

679 Students

37 Teachers

57.8
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#242
938 YORK RD
TOWSON, MD 21204
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

752 Students

57 Teachers

57.7
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#243
2023 SOUTH UNION AVE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90007
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

529 Students

N/A Teachers

57.7
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#244
60 NORTH SALEM RD
CROSS RIVER, NY 10518
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,266 Students

104 Teachers

57.7
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#245
6754 VALLEY VIEW RD
EDINA, MN 55435
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,902 Students

97 Teachers

57.7
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#246
5401 HERITAGE AVE
COLLEYVILLE, TX 76034
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,289 Students

146 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#247
51 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,827 Students

161 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#248
5651 WEST CREEK DR
FORT WORTH, TX 76133
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

601 Students

44 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#249
74 RIDGE RD
RUMSON, NJ 07760
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

954 Students

67 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#250
700 NORTH SALEM RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,758 Students

125 Teachers

57.4
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

56% 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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