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
#1,911
364 MURPHYS GRADE RD
ANGELS CAMP, CA 95221
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

752 Students

N/A Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,912
1301 EASTLAWN DR
MIDLAND, MI 48642
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,590 Students

81 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#1,913
8201 WEST FULLERTON AVE
ELMWOOD PARK, IL 60707
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

991 Students

60 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,914
1400 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,124 Students

57 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#1,915
131 HIGH SCHOOL RD
LATROBE, PA 15650
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,056 Students

61 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#1,916
810 WEST WALNUT
WILLIAMSBURG, IA 52361
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

585 Students

45 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1,917
501 SIMPSON RD
KISSIMMEE, FL 34744
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

683 Students

31 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#1,918
10320 EAST 250 NORTH
CHARLOTTESVILLE, IN 46117
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

355 Students

22 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#1,919
429 HWY 83 NORTH
LEAKEY, TX 78873
S Silver Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

254 Students

27 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#1,920
12092 WEST STATE HWY 22
BRANCH, AR 72928
S Silver Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

242 Students

20 Teachers

18.9
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

16% 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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