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
#1,201
8430 WOODBURY CROSSING
WOODBURY, MN 55125
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

354 Students

21 Teachers

29.2
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,202
845 WEST COLORADO BLVD
MONROVIA, CA 91016
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

1,733 Students

N/A Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,203
545 PIONEER TRAIL
CHASKA, MN 55318
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,144 Students

69 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,204
5601 EAST GREENWAY RD
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85254
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,144 Students

83 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,205
5 SOUTH CLIFTON DR
WILLIAMSPORT, MD 21795
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

929 Students

59 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,206
3227 GRAHAM RD
STOW, OH 44224
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,854 Students

98 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,207
1809 STUBBEMAN
NORMAN, OK 73069
S Silver Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

2,113 Students

121 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,208
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031
S Silver Medal

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,494 Students

58 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,209
1 PIRATES COVE
OCEANSIDE, CA 92054
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,447 Students

N/A Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,210
9 MUDGE WAY
BEDFORD, MA 01730
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

795 Students

72 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,211
2925 EAST SIERRA MADRE BLVD
PASADENA, CA 91107
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,070 Students

N/A Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#1,212
4801 PACIFIC COAST HWY
TORRANCE, CA 90505
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

2,165 Students

N/A Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,213
9410 KILIMANJARO RD
COLUMBIA, MD 21045
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,155 Students

94 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,214
7349 SCHOOL ST
VALLEY SPRINGS, AR 72682
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

282 Students

25 Teachers

28.9
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,215
127 REGIONAL RD
WHITEFIELD, NH 03598
S Silver Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

430 Students

40 Teachers

28.9
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,216
1 RED PRIDE DR
PLAINFIELD, IN 46168
S Silver Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,388 Students

66 Teachers

28.9
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,217
601 WEST MAIN ST
CALIPATRIA, CA 92233
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

345 Students

N/A Teachers

28.9
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,218
27215 NICOLAS RD
TEMECULA, CA 92591
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

3,174 Students

N/A Teachers

28.9
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,219
6101 OLD DOBBIN LN
COLUMBIA, MD 21045
S Silver Medal

12:1
Near National Avg

1,212 Students

97 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,220
360 EAST 145TH ST
BRONX, NY 10454
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

589 Students

44 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#1,221
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

459 Students

N/A Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,222
2600 HWY 81 NORTH
ANDERSON, SC 29621
S Silver Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,789 Students

108 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,223
317 LAKE REGION RD
ORLEANS, VT 05860
S Silver Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

379 Students

31 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,224
4350 MT. EVEREST BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92117
S Silver Medal

N/A
N/A

148 Students

N/A Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#1,225
202 MAIN ST
SENECA, WI 54654
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

90 Students

9 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

25% 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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