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
#1,201
3102 D ST
LA VERNE, CA 91750
S Silver Medal

28:1
Larger than National Avg

1,978 Students

71 Teachers

30.8
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,202
950 HOLLY SPRINGS RD
HOLLY SPRINGS, NC 27540
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,105 Students

110 Teachers

30.8
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,203
100 NORTH ERIE ST
MAYVILLE, NY 14757
S Silver Medal

8:1
Smaller than National Avg

375 Students

47 Teachers

30.8
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#1,204
5461 WINNETKA AVE
WOODLAND HILLS, CA 91364
S Silver Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,593 Students

95 Teachers

30.8
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#1,205
77 SALEM ST
MALDEN, MA 02148
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,832 Students

117 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#1,206
12440 CAMPO RD
SPRING VALLEY, CA 91978
S Silver Medal

31:1
Larger than National Avg

2,175 Students

71 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,207
260 ROUTE 236
SOUTH BERWICK, ME 03908
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

739 Students

51 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,208
2235 LIME ROCK RD
VESTAVIA HILLS, AL 35216
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,821 Students

121 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,209
303 MAIN ST
CUMBERLAND CENTER, ME 04021
S Silver Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

699 Students

55 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,210
1800 LEGION
KINGSPORT, TN 37664
S Silver Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

1,904 Students

124 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,211
4157 WALKING RAIN RD
SANTA FE, NM 87507
S Silver Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

354 Students

25 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#1,212
11300 MONTGOMERY NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87111
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,929 Students

102 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,213
3901 NORTH SAGINAW RD
MIDLAND, MI 48640
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,359 Students

69 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,214
1220 INDIAN CREEK RD
HOOD RIVER, OR 97031
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,222 Students

64 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,215
2010 TOWNE LAKE HILLS SOUTH DR
WOODSTOCK, GA 30189
S Silver Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,950 Students

121 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#1,216
25401 PASEO DE VALENCIA
LAGUNA HILLS, CA 92653
S Silver Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,755 Students

65 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,217
3400 OLD 41 HWY NW
KENNESAW, GA 30144
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,664 Students

144 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,218
165 MAIN ST
NORTH CREEK, NY 12853
S Silver Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

331 Students

33 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,219
3650 WOODLAND AVE
WEST DES MOINES, IA 50266
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,951 Students

109 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,220
4305 SHIPYARD BLVD
WILMINGTON, NC 28403
S Silver Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,690 Students

96 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#1,221
8055 GODDARD RD
BOISE, ID 83704
S Silver Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,321 Students

73 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#1,222
41 LEBANON ST
HANOVER, NH 03755
S Silver Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

759 Students

58 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,223
6565 WEST OUTER DR
DETROIT, MI 48235
S Silver Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,115 Students

50 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#1,224
13401 CHILLICOTHE RD
CHESTERLAND, OH 44026
S Silver Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

868 Students

44 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#1,225
901 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147
S Silver Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

683 Students

36 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

48% 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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