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®)

#251
12 TRIPP LN
ARMONK, NY 10504
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

858 Students

74 Teachers

57.3
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#252
125 KENT PLACE BLVD
SUMMIT, NJ 07901
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,024 Students

79 Teachers

57.3
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#253
10 WASHINGTON PLACE
NEWARK, NJ 07102
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,262 Students

110 Teachers

57.3
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#254
5435 SOUTH BRAESWOOD
HOUSTON, TX 77096
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

389 Students

33 Teachers

57.1
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#255
1400 FULLER AVE NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505
G Gold Medal

29:1
Larger than National Avg

714 Students

24 Teachers

57.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#256
1265 GREEN HOLLY DR
ANNAPOLIS, MD 21409
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,151 Students

114 Teachers

57.0
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#257
6770 EAST MARGINAL WAY SOUTH
SEATTLE, WA 98108
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

419 Students

18 Teachers

56.9
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#258
10 MONTEITH DR
FARMINGTON, CT 06032
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,309 Students

96 Teachers

56.9
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#259
88R SOUTH ST
MEDFIELD, MA 02052
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

937 Students

65 Teachers

56.8
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#260
36 OLD POST RD SOUTH
CROTON ON HUDSON, NY 10520
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

564 Students

41 Teachers

56.8
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#261
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

407 Students

32 Teachers

56.8
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#262
100 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,545 Students

129 Teachers

56.7
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#263
3138 COMMODORE PLAZA
MIAMI, FL 33133
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

440 Students

27 Teachers

56.5
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#264
5022 58TH ST
SACRAMENTO, CA 95820
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

854 Students

N/A Teachers

56.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#265
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,887 Students

72 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#266
2130 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20037
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

456 Students

39 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#267
50 KENNEDY DR
PLAINVIEW, NY 11803
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,572 Students

138 Teachers

56.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#268
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,395 Students

89 Teachers

56.1
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#269
600 CLOYDEN RD
PALOS VERDES ESTATES, CA 90274
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,822 Students

N/A Teachers

56.0
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#270
181 POND ST
SHARON, MA 02067
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,178 Students

86 Teachers

56.0
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#271
55 MALCOLM X BLVD
ROXBURY, MA 02120
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,234 Students

69 Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#272
1100 MACE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21221
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,272 Students

78 Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#273
700 MILLER AVE
MILL VALLEY, CA 94941
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,162 Students

N/A Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#274
9330 NE HIGH SCHOOL RD
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA 98110
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,358 Students

66 Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#275
1200 PLEASANT HILL RD
LAFAYETTE, CA 94549
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,416 Students

N/A Teachers

55.7
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#276
525 EAST GENESEE ST
FRANKENMUTH, MI 48734
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

527 Students

26 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#277
9405 BETEL DR
EL PASO, TX 79907
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

737 Students

43 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#278
333 WEST 17TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10011
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

524 Students

31 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#279
2101 EASTBLUFF DR
NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,450 Students

N/A Teachers

55.4
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#280
1114 SOUTH LORENA ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90023
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

581 Students

N/A Teachers

55.4
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#281
2100 SOUTH VICTORY ST
HOUSTON, TX 77088
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

333 Students

18 Teachers

55.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#282
16245 NE 24TH ST
BELLEVUE, WA 98008
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,488 Students

72 Teachers

55.3
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#283
201 EAST BROOKLAND PARK BLVD
RICHMOND, VA 23222
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

272 Students

18 Teachers

55.2
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#284
460 DAVIS PARK RD
PONTE VEDRA, FL 32081
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,450 Students

69 Teachers

55.2
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#285
650 D AVE
CORONADO, CA 92118
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,091 Students

N/A Teachers

55.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#286
49 EAST ELIZABETH ST
SKANEATELES, NY 13152
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

548 Students

44 Teachers

55.2
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#287
98 TAYLOR AVE
GREENLAWN, NY 11740
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,144 Students

75 Teachers

55.1
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#288
5035 SIDEBURN RD
FAIRFAX, VA 22032
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,938 Students

208 Teachers

55.1
Above National Avg

61% Tested (IB)

53% Passed (IB)

#289
5500 SOUTH GRANT ST
HINSDALE, IL 60521
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,723 Students

165 Teachers

54.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#290
100 SEBASTOPOL RD
SANTA ROSA, CA 95407
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

689 Students

N/A Teachers

54.8
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#291
1001 COMMONWEALTH AVE
BOSTON, MA 02215
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

447 Students

25 Teachers

54.8
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#292
395 DANBURY RD
WILTON, CT 06897
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,277 Students

91 Teachers

54.7
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#293
1016 ROUTE 601
SKILLMAN, NJ 08558
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,688 Students

105 Teachers

54.7
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#294
1515 GREENBRIAR BLVD
BOULDER, CO 80305
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,973 Students

90 Teachers

54.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#295
801 WEST KENSINGTON RD
MT PROSPECT, IL 60056
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

2,117 Students

123 Teachers

54.6
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#296
70 NORTH AVE
WESTPORT, CT 06880
G Gold Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

1,832 Students

147 Teachers

54.6
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#297
3535 TRUMAN AVE
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94040
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,816 Students

N/A Teachers

54.5
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#298
1900 EAST THOMAS ST
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL 60004
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,989 Students

122 Teachers

54.5
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#299
1010 NORTH MAIN ST
SANTA ANA, CA 92701
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,573 Students

N/A Teachers

54.4
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#300
400 23 AVE
SEATTLE, WA 98122
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,786 Students

75 Teachers

54.2
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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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