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
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

240 Students

17 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#2
3825 EAST 2ND ST
TUCSON, AZ 85716
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

670 Students

N/A Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#3
970 MCELVANEY LN
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30044
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

596 Students

39 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#4
6560 BRADDOCK RD
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312
G Gold Medal

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,811 Students

106 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#5
11440 NORTH 136TH ST
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85259
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

647 Students

N/A Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#6
1 PYTHON PATH
OSPREY, FL 34229
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,210 Students

121 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#7
921 WEST JEFF DAVIS
MONTGOMERY, AL 36108
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

448 Students

30 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#8
4000 KOZLOSKI RD
FREEHOLD, NJ 07728
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

309 Students

24 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (IB)

100% Passed (IB)

#9
445 128TH AVE SE
BELLEVUE, WA 98005
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

547 Students

25 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#10
1525 AVE B SOUTH
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

610 Students

40 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#11
255 SWIFT ST
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

480 Students

N/A Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#12
BCC NEWMAN SPRINGS RD
LINCROFT, NJ 07738
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

268 Students

24 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#13
95 HIGH ST
LIMESTONE, ME 04750
G Gold Medal

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

103 Students

11 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#14
1718 R B CULLUM BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75210
G Gold Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

172 Students

20 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#15
2480 SW EIGHTH ST
MIAMI, FL 33135
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

357 Students

21 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#16
5172 ORANGE AVE
CYPRESS, CA 90630
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,128 Students

N/A Teachers

99.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

99% Passed (AP®)

#17
10401 SCOTT ST
HOUSTON, TX 77051
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

458 Students

29 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

98% Passed (AP®)

#18
1020 EAST SQUARE LAKE RD
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI 48304
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,266 Students

62 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

98% Tested (IB)

98% Passed (IB)

#19
1149 WEST 13TH ST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,623 Students

81 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

97% Passed (AP®)

#20
4001 NE 2ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33137
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

494 Students

31 Teachers

97.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

97% Passed (AP®)

#21
325 BUSHWICK AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11206
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

336 Students

20 Teachers

97.0
Above National Avg

97% Tested (IB)

97% Passed (IB)

#22
11133 NE 65TH ST
KIRKLAND, WA 98033
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

375 Students

16 Teachers

96.8
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

96% Passed (AP®)

#23
610 MAIN ST
EVANSVILLE, IN 47708
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

325 Students

23 Teachers

96.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

95% Passed (AP®)

#24
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

392 Students

29 Teachers

96.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

95% Passed (AP®)

#25
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

360 Students

22 Teachers

95.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

94% Passed (AP®)

#26
3100 SHENANDOAH ST
HOUSTON, TX 77021
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

865 Students

57 Teachers

95.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

94% Passed (AP®)

#27
16800 SHOEMAKER AVE
CERRITOS, CA 90703
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

1,023 Students

N/A Teachers

95.5
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

95% Passed (AP®)

#28
55 NORTH GREENFIELD RD
GILBERT, AZ 85234
G Gold Medal

9:1
Smaller than National Avg

163 Students

18 Teachers

94.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

93% Passed (AP®)

#29
421 NORTH ARCADIA BLVD
TUCSON, AZ 85711
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

852 Students

41 Teachers

94.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

94% Passed (AP®)

#30
9500 GILMAN DR MC 0536
LA JOLLA, CA 92093
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

816 Students

N/A Teachers

93.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#31
427 MAIN ST
HYANNIS, MA 02601
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

413 Students

38 Teachers

93.6
Above National Avg

98% Tested (IB)

92% Passed (IB)

#32
75 WEST 205TH ST
BRONX, NY 10468
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,017 Students

131 Teachers

93.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#33
5501 NORTH KEDZIE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

1,088 Students

66 Teachers

93.4
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

93% Passed (AP®)

#34
200 HACKENSACK AVE
HACKENSACK, NJ 07601
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,068 Students

93 Teachers

93.1
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#35
350 GRAND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

339 Students

28 Teachers

93.1
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#36
3412 36TH AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

408 Students

32 Teachers

92.9
Above National Avg

95% Tested (IB)

92% Passed (IB)

#37
700 BROADWAY
NASHVILLE, TN 37203
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

918 Students

47 Teachers

92.9
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

91% Passed (AP®)

#38
3626 35TH AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94619
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

145 Students

N/A Teachers

92.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

89% Passed (AP®)

#39
11036 HAWTHORNE BLVD
LENNOX, CA 90304
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

542 Students

N/A Teachers

91.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

89% Passed (AP®)

#40
485 CLAWSON ST
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,020 Students

48 Teachers

91.2
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

90% Passed (AP®)

#41
2600 OTTINGER RD
WESTLAKE, TX 76262
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

520 Students

41 Teachers

90.6
Above National Avg

91% Tested (IB)

91% Passed (IB)

#42
2611 EAST MATOIAN
FRESNO, CA 93740
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

479 Students

N/A Teachers

90.2
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

87% Passed (AP®)

#43
1101 EUCALYPTUS DR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94132
G Gold Medal

N/A
N/A

2,580 Students

N/A Teachers

89.6
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

88% Passed (AP®)

#44
2925 GOULDEN AVE
BRONX, NY 10468
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

371 Students

25 Teachers

89.0
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

86% Passed (AP®)

#45
1034 NORTH WELLS ST
CHICAGO, IL 60610
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

895 Students

57 Teachers

88.1
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

87% Passed (AP®)

#46
13703 ALDINE WESTFIELD RD
HOUSTON, TX 77039
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

823 Students

58 Teachers

87.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#47
14911 MELBOURNE AVE
FLUSHING, NY 11367
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,098 Students

50 Teachers

87.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#48
250 WILDCAT ALLEY
MELBOURNE, FL 32935
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

961 Students

59 Teachers

87.6
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#49
345 CHAMBERS ST
NEW YORK, NY 10282
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,288 Students

155 Teachers

86.6
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

86% Passed (AP®)

#50
123 COLES ST
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

694 Students

43 Teachers

86.4
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

82% 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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