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
#51
525 WEST 50TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

541 Students

34 Teachers

87.5
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

86% Passed (AP®)

#52
1699 SPRING GARDEN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,168 Students

58 Teachers

87.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#53
2611 EAST MATOIAN M/S UH134
FRESNO, CA 93740
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

480 Students

20 Teachers

86.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#54
700 BROADWAY
NASHVILLE, TN 37203
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

917 Students

44 Teachers

86.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#55
4467 WEST BROADWAY
HAWTHORNE, CA 90250
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

595 Students

25 Teachers

86.8
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#56
78 AVE LOUIS PASTEUR
BOSTON, MA 02115
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,352 Students

121 Teachers

86.6
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#57
94 50 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11451
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

418 Students

24 Teachers

86.3
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#58
200 WHITE OAK LN
SCARSDALE, NY 10583
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

918 Students

78 Teachers

86.2
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#59
11036 HAWTHORNE BLVD
LENNOX, CA 90304
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

565 Students

25 Teachers

85.9
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

82% Passed (AP®)

#60
29 FT GREENE PLACE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

5,323 Students

244 Teachers

85.8
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

81% Passed (AP®)

#61
7100 WHITTIER BLVD
BETHESDA, MD 20817
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

1,928 Students

114 Teachers

85.2
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#62
123 COLES ST
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
G Gold Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

692 Students

55 Teachers

85.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#63
8509 FM 969 BLDG 513
AUSTIN, TX 78724
G Gold Medal

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

370 Students

29 Teachers

84.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#64
933 BRADBURY SE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

302 Students

17 Teachers

84.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

#65
2100 WOOTTON PARKWAY
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,318 Students

128 Teachers

84.0
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

82% Passed (AP®)

#66
800 MERLIN DR
LAFAYETTE, CO 80026
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,446 Students

78 Teachers

84.0
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

#67
2005 VIA BARRETT
SAN LORENZO, CA 94580
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

451 Students

22 Teachers

83.6
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

#68
PARSONS ST
RYE, NY 10580
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

894 Students

64 Teachers

83.2
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

82% Passed (AP®)

#69
345 CHAMBERS ST
NEW YORK, NY 10282
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,297 Students

153 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#70
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

368 Students

23 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#71
99 CEDAR SWAMP RD
JERICHO, NY 11753
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,199 Students

104 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#72
1717 AVE SOUTH
RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,510 Students

82 Teachers

82.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#73
615 12TH ST
AUGUSTA, GA 30901
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

760 Students

46 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

#74
613 17TH AVE NORTH
NASHVILLE, TN 37203
G Gold Medal

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,175 Students

52 Teachers

81.6
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#75
186 EAST NORTH ST
BUFFALO, NY 14204
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

881 Students

65 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#76
7124 LEESBURG PK
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22043
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

867 Students

62 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

85% Tested (IB)

80% Passed (IB)

#77
3250 VICTORY PARKWAY
CINCINNATI, OH 45207
G Gold Medal

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,380 Students

107 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#78
1718 R B CULLUM BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75210
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

193 Students

17 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#79
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

321 Students

24 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#80
250 WILDCAT ALLEY
MELBOURNE, FL 32935
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

964 Students

58 Teachers

80.7
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

#81
8329 LAWNDALE ST
HOUSTON, TX 77012
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

786 Students

51 Teachers

80.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#82
3979 RICKENBACKER CAUSEWAY
KEY BISCAYNE, FL 33149
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

551 Students

36 Teachers

80.4
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#83
17501 WILLARD RD
POOLESVILLE, MD 20837
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,194 Students

61 Teachers

80.3
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

#84
55 SUTHERLAND ST
PITTSFORD, NY 14534
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

1,008 Students

77 Teachers

79.8
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#85
2800 SOUTH DAKOTA AVE
BROWNSVILLE, TX 78521
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

715 Students

45 Teachers

79.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

#86
3239 NORMAN EAST THAGARD BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32254
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,479 Students

74 Teachers

79.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

#87
200 MEMORIAL PLACE
MANHASSET, NY 11030
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

937 Students

70 Teachers

79.2
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#88
1405 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

642 Students

26 Teachers

79.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (IB)

78% Passed (IB)

#89
3333 NORTH SHARTEL
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73118
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

467 Students

30 Teachers

78.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#90
472 MENDON RD
PITTSFORD, NY 14534
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

990 Students

73 Teachers

78.0
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#91
606 SOUTH STATE ST
CHICAGO, IL 60605
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

871 Students

52 Teachers

77.2
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#92
128 TOWNSHIP
HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

662 Students

43 Teachers

77.0
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

#93
2500 JAMES MADISON DR
VIENNA, VA 22181
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,002 Students

134 Teachers

76.9
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#94
411 EAST 76TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

506 Students

30 Teachers

76.7
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#95
353 CRENSHAW
HOUSTON, TX 77034
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

865 Students

52 Teachers

76.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#96
6520 GEORGETOWN PK
MCLEAN, VA 22101
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,033 Students

125 Teachers

76.5
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

#97
21840 MCCLELLAN RD
CUPERTINO, CA 95014
G Gold Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,513 Students

99 Teachers

76.3
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#98
4220 EMERSON AVE
DALLAS, TX 75205
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

2,026 Students

137 Teachers

76.1
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#99
5951 VILLAGE CENTER LOOP RD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92130
G Gold Medal

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,839 Students

74 Teachers

75.9
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#100
12425 SW 72ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33183
G Gold Medal

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

169 Students

15 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

68% 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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