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
#101
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST BLDG.
CARSON, CA 90747
G Gold Medal

30:1
Larger than National Avg

659 Students

22 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#102
70 ROARING BROOK RD
CHAPPAQUA, NY 10514
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,283 Students

105 Teachers

75.6
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#103
890 BROADWAY
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

425 Students

22 Teachers

75.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#104
780 ARASTRADERO RD
PALO ALTO, CA 94306
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,854 Students

104 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#105
150 ROCKLAND AVE
YONKERS, NY 10705
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

60 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

81% Tested (IB)

73% Passed (IB)

#106
4411 ANDERSON RD
HOUSTON, TX 77053
G Gold Medal

19:1
Larger than National Avg

749 Students

39 Teachers

75.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#107
100 TECHNOLOGY DR
EDISON, NJ 08837
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

156 Students

13 Teachers

75.0
Above National Avg

77% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#108
1315 DUMBLE
HOUSTON, TX 77023
G Gold Medal

18:1
Larger than National Avg

407 Students

22 Teachers

74.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#109
1280 JOHNSON AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95129
G Gold Medal

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,788 Students

74 Teachers

74.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#110
106 PENDERY AVE
WYOMING, OH 45215
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

642 Students

42 Teachers

74.4
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#111
2900 SUTTON RD
VIENNA, VA 22181
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

2,244 Students

140 Teachers

74.3
Above National Avg

86% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#112
5931 WEST 18TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90035
G Gold Medal

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,630 Students

60 Teachers

74.2
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#113
6865 DRAKE RD
CINCINNATI, OH 45243
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

716 Students

52 Teachers

74.1
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#114
10416 WOLVERINE WAY
BELLEVUE, WA 98004
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,368 Students

66 Teachers

73.9
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#115
341 LAKEVILLE RD
GREAT NECK, NY 11020
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,281 Students

111 Teachers

73.8
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#116
10359 WEST NASSAU AVE
DENVER, CO 80235
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,002 Students

49 Teachers

73.8
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#117
14001 NORTH 29TH ST
MCALLEN, TX 78504
G Gold Medal

16:1
Near National Avg

736 Students

46 Teachers

73.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#118
4333 FACTORIA BLVD SE
BELLEVUE, WA 98006
G Gold Medal

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,679 Students

81 Teachers

73.1
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#119
170 ROCKAWAY AVE
GARDEN CITY, NY 11530
G Gold Medal

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

1,186 Students

100 Teachers

73.1
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#120
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607
G Gold Medal

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,164 Students

110 Teachers

73.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#121
4015 MCPHERSON AVE
ST LOUIS, MO 63108
G Gold Medal

13:1
Near National Avg

324 Students

24 Teachers

72.8
Above National Avg

83% Tested (IB)

70% Passed (IB)

#122
1633 DAVIDSON RD
MCLEAN, VA 22101
G Gold Medal

17:1
Near National Avg

2,003 Students

121 Teachers

72.5
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#123
2130 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20037
G Gold Medal

15:1
Near National Avg

536 Students

36 Teachers

72.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#124
510 SOUTH SUGAR RD
EDINBURG, TX 78539
G Gold Medal

14:1
Near National Avg

624 Students

44 Teachers

72.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#125
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906
G Gold Medal

18:1
Near National Avg

1,333 Students

76 Teachers

71.9
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

67% 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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