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
#401
33 ROBERT HARP DR
LIVINGSTON, NJ 07039
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,742 Students

127 Teachers

49.8
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#402
12200 LAMAR AVE
OVERLAND PARK, KS 66209
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,549 Students

82 Teachers

49.8
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#403
7400 CORNELL RD
CINCINNATI, OH 45242
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,783 Students

119 Teachers

49.6
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#404
5301 VICTORY LN
ROCKLIN, CA 95765
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,790 Students

N/A Teachers

49.5
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#405
2000 UNIVERSITY AVE
MUNCIE, IN 47306
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

581 Students

37 Teachers

49.4
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#406
5901 VETERAN'S MEMORIAL PKY
CRESTWOOD, KY 40014
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,141 Students

59 Teachers

49.4
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#407
15500 ESPOLA RD
POWAY, CA 92064
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,605 Students

N/A Teachers

49.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#408
5464 WEST A ST
WEST LINN, OR 97068
G Gold Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,542 Students

59 Teachers

49.3
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#409
1200 CRESTA RD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80906
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,342 Students

85 Teachers

49.2
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#410
401 KINGS HWY EAST
HADDONFIELD, NJ 08033
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

758 Students

48 Teachers

49.2
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#411
770 WESTMINSTER ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,047 Students

63 Teachers

49.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#412
12100 WOODFORD DR
MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD 21104
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,305 Students

79 Teachers

49.1
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#413
245 CLINTON ST
AVON, NY 14414
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

330 Students

28 Teachers

49.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#414
1 LINCOLN DR
CRESSKILL, NJ 07626
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

561 Students

25 Teachers

49.0
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#415
10441 COUNTY HWY 73
CONIFER, CO 80433
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

914 Students

50 Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#416
501 DANVILLE BLVD
DANVILLE, CA 94526
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,059 Students

N/A Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#417
701 SOUTH PECK AVE
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA 90266
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,359 Students

N/A Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#418
9625 MAIN ST
CLARENCE, NY 14031
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,658 Students

113 Teachers

48.8
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#419
180 CAMPUS DR
ARCADIA, CA 91007
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

3,671 Students

N/A Teachers

48.8
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#420
8300 HYLAND CROY RD
DUBLIN, OH 43016
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,219 Students

90 Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#421
205 TOWNSEND ST
DORCHESTER, MA 02121
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,716 Students

78 Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#422
603 KEY ROUTE BLVD
ALBANY, CA 94706
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,209 Students

N/A Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#423
1081 WEST TEMPLE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,043 Students

N/A Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#424
509 BURCHAM DR
EAST LANSING, MI 48823
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,132 Students

57 Teachers

48.6
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#425
80 SKILLINGS RD
WINCHESTER, MA 01890
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,089 Students

81 Teachers

48.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#426
17301 YORK RD
PARKTON, MD 21120
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,415 Students

88 Teachers

48.5
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#427
160 RIDGEWOOD RD
RIVERSIDE, IL 60546
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,430 Students

66 Teachers

48.5
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#428
1700 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,384 Students

112 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#429
3426 BLAKE SW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87105
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

229 Students

18 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#430
99 STATE ST
CANTON, NY 13617
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

411 Students

36 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#431
143 POND ST
COHASSET, MA 02025
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

718 Students

54 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#432
3223 MUSTANG DR
GRAPEVINE, TX 76051
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,096 Students

140 Teachers

48.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#433
2801 41ST AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

684 Students

37 Teachers

48.3
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#434
100 BLACK ROCK TURNPIKE
REDDING, CT 06896
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

968 Students

73 Teachers

48.3
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#435
415 DRY MILL RD SW
LEESBURG, VA 20175
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,409 Students

77 Teachers

48.2
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#436
2300 SHERMER RD
NORTHBROOK, IL 60062
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

2,102 Students

160 Teachers

48.1
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#437
4955 PEONY LN NORTH
PLYMOUTH, MN 55446
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

3,223 Students

181 Teachers

48.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#438
7465 LOANNES DR
CINCINNATI, OH 45243
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

33 Teachers

48.1
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#439
29300 BUFFALO RD
EVERGREEN, CO 80439
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

971 Students

51 Teachers

48.0
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#440
1825 MCLAUGHLIN RUN RD
PITTSBURGH, PA 15241
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,435 Students

92 Teachers

48.0
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#441
130 KING OF PRUSSIA RD
RADNOR, PA 19087
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,197 Students

91 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#442
4431 BIG BETHEL RD
YORKTOWN, VA 23693
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,183 Students

70 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#443
241 MORENO DR
BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90212
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,054 Students

N/A Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#444
55 EAST 25TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

438 Students

24 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#445
601 KING ST
OVIEDO, FL 32765
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,191 Students

112 Teachers

47.8
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#446
20 HIGH SCHOOL CT.
LOS GATOS, CA 95030
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,754 Students

N/A Teachers

47.8
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#447
6101 RESEARCH FOREST DR
THE WOODLANDS, TX 77381
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

3,942 Students

225 Teachers

47.8
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#448
857 FORBES ST
EAST HARTFORD, CT 06118
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

180 Students

13 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#449
1285 NORTH MCKINLEY RD
LAKE FOREST, IL 60045
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,729 Students

128 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#450
5705ROUTE 96
ROMULUS, NY 14541
G Gold Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

451 Students

46 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#451
2532 EVERGREEN RD
TOLEDO, OH 43606
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

478 Students

34 Teachers

47.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#452
8501 SILVERBROOK RD
LORTON, VA 22079
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,860 Students

144 Teachers

47.6
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#453
801 WEST ESSEX AVE
KIRKWOOD, MO 63122
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,677 Students

106 Teachers

47.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#454
3600 COLLEGE AVE
DAVIE, FL 33314
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,210 Students

107 Teachers

47.5
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#455
510 STONE ST
GARDINER, MT 59030
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

91 Students

7 Teachers

47.5
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#456
150 JEDWOOD PLACE
VALLEY STREAM, NY 11581
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,390 Students

97 Teachers

47.4
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#457
1600 SARANAC ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,053 Students

68 Teachers

47.3
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#458
600 32ND AVE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94121
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,305 Students

N/A Teachers

47.3
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#459
28000 CALAROGA AVE
HAYWARD, CA 94545
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

435 Students

N/A Teachers

47.3
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#460
5300 SPALDING DR
NORCROSS, GA 30092
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

3,139 Students

177 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#461
800 EUCLID ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

30 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#462
555 DANA AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95126
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,685 Students

N/A Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#463
7600 FODOR RD
NEW ALBANY, OH 43054
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,175 Students

91 Teachers

47.1
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#464
1 SCHOLAR LN
COMMACK, NY 11725
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,458 Students

172 Teachers

47.1
Above National Avg

50% Tested (IB)

46% Passed (IB)

#465
520 EVERGREEN MILL RD SE
LEESBURG, VA 20175
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,325 Students

74 Teachers

47.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#466
13010 PASEO LUCIDO
SAN DIEGO, CA 92128
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,431 Students

N/A Teachers

47.0
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#467
855 GROVE AVE
EDISON, NJ 08817
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,244 Students

144 Teachers

47.0
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#468
215 WEST DANFORTH RD
EDMOND, OK 73003
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,358 Students

114 Teachers

46.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#469
1600 DODGE AVE
EVANSTON, IL 60201
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

2,895 Students

211 Teachers

46.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#470
17300 NW 87 AVE
HIALEAH, FL 33015
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

595 Students

20 Teachers

46.9
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#471
1 MANGINI WAY
BURLINGAME, CA 94010
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,360 Students

N/A Teachers

46.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#472
375 WOLF HILL RD
DIX HILLS, NY 11746
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,422 Students

107 Teachers

46.7
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#473
3737 BROCK RD
DULUTH, GA 30096
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,403 Students

137 Teachers

46.7
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#474
1724 WILSON PK
BRENTWOOD, TN 37027
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,926 Students

97 Teachers

46.6
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#475
400 105TH AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94603
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

570 Students

N/A Teachers

46.6
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#476
1701 EAST CAPITOL DR
SHOREWOOD, WI 53211
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

615 Students

35 Teachers

46.6
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#477
400 HOLLYWOOD BLVD SW
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL 32548
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,827 Students

111 Teachers

46.6
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#478
555 RED LION RD
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA 19006
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

711 Students

61 Teachers

46.6
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#479
1501 NW 15TH CT
BOCA RATON, FL 33486
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,914 Students

157 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#480
115 GREENOUGH ST
BROOKLINE, MA 02445
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,756 Students

151 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#481
2800 JOLLY RD
OKEMOS, MI 48864
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,390 Students

78 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

46% Passed (AP®)

#482
50 VANDERBILT PKY
DIX HILLS, NY 11746
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,780 Students

131 Teachers

46.4
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#483
785 UNQUOWA RD
FAIRFIELD, CT 06824
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,503 Students

119 Teachers

46.4
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#484
18301 HWY 7
MINNETONKA, MN 55345
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,840 Students

150 Teachers

46.3
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#485
145 LAKEVIEW PARKWAY
VERNON HILLS, IL 60061
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,324 Students

93 Teachers

46.3
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#486
5600 COUGAR DR
NAPLES, FL 34109
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,758 Students

81 Teachers

46.2
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#487
6000 BROWNSBORO RD
LOUISVILLE, KY 40222
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,839 Students

99 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#488
4061 CREEK RD
YOUNGSTOWN, NY 14174
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

779 Students

61 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#489
998 COLE RD SW
LILBURN, GA 30047
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

2,685 Students

156 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#490
260 COOPER RD
ROCHESTER, NY 14617
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,326 Students

94 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#491
5525 ASTROZON BLVD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80916
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

388 Students

24 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#492
549 AUDUBON AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10040
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

667 Students

35 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#493
546 SOUTH 1ST ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40202
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

671 Students

44 Teachers

45.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#494
1600 NORTH COIT RD
RICHARDSON, TX 75080
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,078 Students

126 Teachers

45.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#495
9251 SOUTH FRY RD
KATY, TX 77494
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

3,438 Students

192 Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#496
29230 WOLF RD
BAY VILLAGE, OH 44140
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

795 Students

50 Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#497
4000 SOUTH MAIN ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90037
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

454 Students

N/A Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#498
2200 EUREKA WAY
REDDING, CA 96001
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

817 Students

N/A Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#499
50 ESSEX ST
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,115 Students

85 Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#500
14555 FERN ST
HOUSTON, TX 77079
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

1,941 Students

134 Teachers

45.8
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

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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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