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
#891
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92870
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,556 Students

97 Teachers

37.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#892
26900 SE 15TH ST
CAMAS, WA 98607
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,822 Students

83 Teachers

37.1
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#893
10 NEW BOND ST
WORCESTER, MA 01606
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,426 Students

112 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (IB)

31% Passed (IB)

#894
1450 OAK RIDGE TURNPIKE
OAK RIDGE, TN 37830
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,399 Students

104 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#895
1200 PENNSYLVANIA AVE
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21742
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,265 Students

75 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#896
1551 BLUE HILLS AVE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

719 Students

55 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#897
6401 PARKWOOD BLVD
FRISCO, TX 75034
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,686 Students

123 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#898
2632 MCGUFFEY RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43211
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

635 Students

35 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#899
8808 COLUMBIA AVE
MUNSTER, IN 46321
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,605 Students

87 Teachers

36.9
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#900
50 RIDGE RD
MAHWAH, NJ 07430
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,049 Students

80 Teachers

36.9
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

36% 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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