Top America’s High School Rankings in 2011-2012

RANK SCHOOL CITY, STATE SCHOOL
CLASSIFICATION
AP/IB TESTS AVG SAT AVG ACT AVG AP SCORE
1 The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky Bowling Green, KY S 4.7 2010 31.2 4.3
2 The School for the Talented and Gifted Magnet Dallas, TX M 3.7 1810 27.7 3.1
3 Basis Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ C 3.1 1951 28.3 4.1
4 School of Science and Engineering Magnet Dallas, TX M 3.8 1742 25.9 2.6
5 Basis Tucson Tucson, AZ C, O 2.6 1932 30.3 3.7
6 Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School Birmingham, AL S 2.2 1897 29.5 3
7 Signature School Evansville, IN C, O, L 2.3 1811 27.2 3
8 Stanton College Preparatory School Jacksonville, FL M, S, L 2.6 1824 27 2.8
9 Suncoast Community Riviera Beach, FL M 2.6 1712 24.8 3.1
10 Thomas Jefferson for Science and Technology Alexandria, VA S 1.9 2200 4.5
11 City Honors School at Fosdick-Masten Park Buffalo, NY M 2.3 1771 25.4 2.8
12 School for Advanced Studies Miami, FL S 2.4 1774 25.8 2.9
13 Andrew Carnegie Vanguard Houston, TX S 2.1 1849 27.7 3
14 Uplift Education North Hills Preparatory School Irving, TX C, L 1.8 1830 27 2.7
15 Pine View School Osprey, FL S 1.7 1968 29.2 4
16 Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International
Studies
Richmond, VA S 1.6 2084 29.7 4.2
17 Early College at Guilford Greensboro, NC S 1.5 1930 29.5 4.3
18 Westlake Academy Westlake, TX C, O, L 1.6 1758 27.1 3.5
19 Oxford Academy Cypress, CA S 1.7 1903 28.6 3.4
20 Biotechnology Freehold, NJ S 1.4 2001 28.1 5
21 Bergen County Academies Hackensack, NJ M, S 1.3 2126 31 4.1
22 Academic Magnet North Charleston, SC M 1.6 1880 27.9 3.5
23 The Paxon School for Advanced Studies Jacksonville, FL M, O, L 2 1630 24.3 2.1
24 International School Bellevue, WA L 1.5 1912 28.8 3.1
25 Corbett School Corbett, OR O 2.9 1571 1.9
26 University Tucson, AZ S 1.4 1895 32 3.9
27 International Community School Kirkland, WA L 1.5 2001 29.5 3.6
28 Northside College Prep Chicago, IL S 1.4 29.2 3.8
29 North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Durham, NC M 1.4 1979 29.8 3.9
30 The Preuss School UCSD La Jolla, CA C, L 1.8 1583 23 2.4
31 Gretchen Whitney Cerritos, CA S 1.2 1989 30.4 4.2
32 American Indian Public Oakland, CA C, L 1.5 1767 3
33 Science Academy of South Texas Mercedes, TX M 1.9 1667 24.9 2.3
34 Raleigh Charter Raleigh, NC C, S, L 1.3 1861 28.2 4.2
35 Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Oklahoma City, OK S 1 2014 32 3.7
36 Hume-Fogg Magnet Nashville, TN M, S, L 1.4 1830 26.8 3.5
37 Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts West Palm Beach, FL M 1.5 1684 25.1 3.9
38 Liberal Arts and Science Academy Austin, TX M, S 1.3 1881 26.7 3.7
39 Classen School of Advanced Studies Oklahoma City, OK S 1.2 1778 25.5 2.5
40 Bronxville Bronxville, NY O 1.1 1919 28 3.5
41 Jericho Jericho, NY O 1.3 1853 27.6 3.1
42 South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Greenville, SC S 1.1 1692 24 3.9
43 Peak to Peak Charter School Lafayette, CO C, O, L 1.4 1844 25 3.4
44 Hunter College New York, NY S 1 2187 31.6 4.2
45 George Mason Falls Church, VA O 1.2 1774 26.8 3.7
46 Sturgis Charter Public School Hyannis, MA C, L 1.2 1680
47 Highland Park Dallas, TX O 1.3 1786 26.8 3.2
48 McNair Academic Jersey City, NJ M 1.2 1749 3.1
49 International Academy Bloomfield Hills, MI M, L 1 1947 28.9
50 Bronx High School of Science Bronx, NY S 1 2010 29.5 3.9
51 Wyoming Wyoming, OH O 1.3 1705 24.9 3.5
52 Lincoln Park Academy Fort Pierce, FL M, O 1.7 1570 22.3 1.9
53 Walter Payton College Preparatory Chicago, IL S 1.2 28.3 3.4
54 Indian Hill Cincinnati, OH O 1.1 1757 26.3 4.1
55 Locust Valley Locust Valley, NY O 1.2 1555 22.7 2.4
56 Great Neck South Great Neck, NY O 1.1 1828 27.3 4
57 Sonoran Science Academy Tucson, AZ C 0.9 1744 26 3.2
58 Mast Academy Miami, FL M 1.1 1707 24.7 3.1
59 Uplift Education Summit International Preparatory Arlington, TX C, L 1.2 1405 20.1 2.3
60 John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet Augusta, GA M 1.3 1665 24.3 2.7
61 Pittsford Sutherland Pittsford, NY O 1.1 1781 27.4 3.9
62 The Wheatley School Old Westbury, NY O 1.1 1786 25.6 3.2
63 Plano West Senior Plano, TX O 1.3 1705 26 3.6
64 Walnut Hills Cincinnati, OH O 1 1729 25.7 3.7
65 West Shore Junior Senior Melbourne, FL L 1 1737 26 3.5
66 Stuyvesant New York, NY S 0.8 2090 4.3
67 Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy Coeur D’alene, ID C 0.9 1848 27.5 3.2
68 Dupont Manual Louisville, KY M 1 1897 26 3.7
69 Coral Reef Senior Miami, FL M, L 1.4 1555 22.3 2.9
70 Pacific Collegiate School Santa Cruz, CA C, O, L 0.9 1866 28 3.7
71 Henry M. Gunn Palo Alto, CA O 1 1961 28.2 4.3
72 Eastwood Academy Houston, TX C 1.5 1441 19.9 2
73 Woods Charter School Chapel Hill, NC C, L 0.9 1696 25.5 2.9
74 Communications Arts San Antonio, TX M 1.6 1707 26.3 2.5
75 Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions Houston, TX S 1.1 1808 27.6 3.7
76 Benjamin Franklin New Orleans, LA C 0.8 1886 28 3.7
77 Rye Rye, NY O 1 1782 26.5 3.7
78 Manhasset Manhasset, NY O 1.1 1780 27.1 3.5
79 Irvington Irvington, NY O 1 1737 25.3 3.7
80 University Fresno, CA C, S, L 1.1 1787 26.8 3.3
81 Poolesville Poolesville, MD O 1.4 1846 27 3.9
82 The Davidson Academy of Nevada Reno, NV S 0.5 2210 32.3 4.7
83 Millburn Millburn, NJ O 0.8 1851 4.3
84 Queens High School for the Sciences at York College Jamaica, NY S 0.8 1873 27.9 3.3
85 The Charter School of Wilmington Wilmington, DE C, S 0.9 1872 27.9 4.2
86 Mission San Jose Fremont, CA O 0.9 1984 28.9 3.9
87 Monta Vista Cupertino, CA O 1 1960 4.1
88 East Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC O 1 1774 26.1 4.5
89 Pittsford Mendon Pittsford, NY O 1 1722 26.5 3.6
90 Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet for Health Sciences and
Engineering
Nashville, TN M, S, L 0.9 1833 25.9 3.3
91 South Texas Academy of Medical Technology San Benito, TX M, O 1.6 1395 18.5 1.7
92 Syosset Syosset, NY O 1 1697 25.9 3.5
93 Chagrin Falls Chagrin Falls, OH O 1 1754 26.2 3.5
94 Cold Spring Harbor Cold Spring Harbor, NY O 1 1754 26 3.5
95 Westwood Austin, TX O 0.9 1781 27.1 4
96 Herricks New Hyde Park, NY O 1.1 1763 26 3.5
97 Canyon Crest Academy San Diego, CA O 1 1773 26 3.8
98 Lynbrook San Jose, CA O 0.9 1964 4.2
99 Northview Johns Creek, GA O 1 1751 25.8 3.7
100 Saratoga Saratoga, CA O 0.8 1940 4

* SCHOOL CLASSIFICATION: Open Enrollment (O), Charter (C), Magnet (M), Selective (S), Lottery Admission (L)

Source:Newsweek