List of America’s Top 50 High Schools, Public and Private high schools in United States.

Rank School Name and Location Quality-adjusted
Exams per
Test Taker
College
Readiness
1 Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Alexandria, VA 6.9 100
2 International Academy Bloomfield Hills, MI 5.7 100
3 Whitney High School Cerritos, CA 4.1 100
4 Oxford Academy Cypress, CA 5 100
5 School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center Dallas, TX 8 100
6 Newcomers High School Long Island City, NY 1.6 100
7 Pacific Collegiate School Santa Cruz, CA 4.5 100
8 School of Science and Engineering Magnet Dallas, TX 5.1 100
9 BASIS Tucson Tucson, AZ 4.7 100
10 International School Bellevue, WA 3.8 100
11 High Technology High School Lincroft, NJ 3.6 98.9
12 Academic Magnet High School No. Charleston, SC 4.7 98.2
13 IDEA Academy and College Prepatory Donna, TX 1.1 97.7
14 Pine View Schoo lOsprey, FL 4.3 96.8
15 Design and Architecture Senior High School Miami, FL 2.7 96.7
16 KIPP Houston High School Houston, TX 1.1 95.7
17 Stanton College Preparatory School Jacksonville, FL 4.6 95.6
18 The Early College at Guilford Greensboro, NC 4 95.4
19 The High School of American Studies at Lehman College Bronx, NY 2.9 94.8
30 Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School Montgomery, AL 3.5 94.2
21 University High Schoo lTucson, AZ 5.1 92.9
22 California Academy of Math and Science Carson, CA 2.1 92.1
23 Animo Leadership Charter High School Inglewood, CA 0.9 91.6
24 Raleigh Charter High School Raleigh, NC 4.9 91.2
25 Lennox Mathematics, Science and Technology Academy Lennox, CA 1.5 90.5
26 Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet Nashville, TN 3.6 90.2
27 Benjamin Franklin High School New Orleans, LA 2.9 89.8
28 Lowell High School San Francisco, CA 4.8 89.6
29 International Community School Kirkland, WA 4.7 89.3
30 Martin Luther King Academic Magnet School Nashville, TN 3.9 87
31 Stuyvesant High School New York, NY 3.9 86.3
32 The Preuss School UCSD La Jolla, CA 2.2 86.2
33 Townsend Harris High School Flushing, NY 1.7 85.9
34 Staten Island Technical High Schoo lStaten Island, NY 2.6 85.8
35 Baccalaureate School for Global Education Long Island City, NY 2.8 85.3
36 Mission San Jose High School Fremont, CA 3.4 85
37 Northside College Preparatory High School Chicago, IL 4 85
38 Boston Latin School Boston, MA 2.8 83.8
39 Bergen Academies Hackensack Hackensack, NJ 2.3 83.6
40 Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions Houston, TX 3 82.5
41 Yonkers High School Yonkers, NY 2.4 81.5
42 Paxon School for Advanced Studies Jacksonville, FL 2.8 81.4
43 Dr. Ronald McNair Academic High School Jersey City, NJ 2.7 81.3
44 School of International Studies San Diego High School San Diego, CA 3.6 79.2
45 Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School Philadelphia, PA 2.8 79.2
46 South Side High School Rockville Centre, NY 3.4 78.3
47 Langley High School McLean, VA 3.4 77.6
48 Jericho High School Jericho, NY 3.8 77.5
49 The Charter School of Wilmington Wilmington, DE 3.9 77
50 Westshore Junior/Senior High School Melbourne, FL 2.5 76.9