Top Ranked Public Schools in the US

The top ranked public schools in each state are listed below (2023).
Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Schools are ranked and compared within their own state only.
Note that individual states determine criteria for 'proficiency' according to their own tests - proficiency percentages should not be compared across states due to the differing tests and criteria applied between each state.
Math Proficiency Range: 19% 85% Avg. Math Proficiency: 38%
Reading Proficiency Range: 25% 85% Avg. Reading Proficiency: 47%

Top 10 Schools In Each State By Overall Rank (2023)

Average Math Proficiency % | Reading Proficiency %
Top Ranked Schools
(Math Proficiency % | Reading Proficiency %)

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Testing rankings and test scores should not be compared across states - there is large variation in how states define "proficiency" on their standardized tests. In states with the lowest expectations, "proficiency" can be several grade levels below proficiency in states with the highest expectations.