Top 100 Best Public Schools

Top 100 Best Performing Public Schools in the U.S.

School Year:  2015-2016

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RankSchoolLocation
100MEADOW GLENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLNaperville, IL
99BELLEVUE HIGH SCHOOLBellevue, WA
98VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSyosset, NY
97PS 188 KINGSBURYFlushing, NY
96LEXINGTON HIGH SCHOOLLexington, IL
95DAVES CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLCumming, GA
94NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOLPortsmouth, NH
93WINDSOR PARK G/TCorpus Christi, TX
92ARIZONA COLLEGE PREP OAKLAND CAMPUSChandler, AZ
91HALF DAY SCHOOLLincolnshire, IL
90MARTHA & JOSH MORRISS MATH & ENGINEERING ELTexarkana, TX
89RICHARD E BYRDGlen Rock, NJ
88ACADEMY FOR EXCELLENCE THROUGH THE ARTS (THE)Forest Hills, NY
87IRMA RANGEL YOUNG WOMENS LEADERSHIP MIDDLEDallas, TX
86H W MOUNTZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSpring Lake, NJ
85METAIRIE ACADEMY FOR ADVANCED STUDIESMetairie, LA
84BROOKLYN SCHOOL OF INQUIRYBrooklyn, NY
83WESTSHORE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLMelbourne, FL
82STECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLDenver, CO
81WAUWATOSA STEMWauwatosa, WI
80ALEXANDER HAMILTON SCHOOLGlen Rock, NJ
79CARVER CENTERMidland, TX
78HULSTROM OPTIONS K-8 SCHOOLNorthglenn, CO
77HIGH PEAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLBoulder, CO
76LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARYOverland Park, KS
75SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-BED STUY 2Brooklyn, NY
74KNOX GIFTED ACADEMYChandler, AZ
73SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-BRONX 1Bronx, NY
72SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-BRONX 3Bronx, NY
71SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-PROSPECT HEIGHTSBrooklyn, NY
70THOMAS EDISON ENERGY SMART CHARTER SCHOOLSomerset, NJ
69BRITT DAVID ELEMENTARY COMPUTER ACADEMYColumbus, GA
68THE FAMILY SCHOOLAlbuquerque, NM
67DR N H JONES ELEMENTARY SCHOOLOcala, FL
66DEBAKEY H S FOR HEALTH PROFHouston, TX
65BENJAMIN BENNEKER HSWashington, D.C.
64PARKER CORE KNOWLEDGE CHARTER SCHOOLParker, CO
63MESA ACADEMY FOR ADVANCED STUDIESMesa, AZ
62WASHINGTON GIFTED SCHOOLPeoria, IL
61SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-HELL’S KITCHENNew York, NY
60SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-FORT GREENEBrooklyn, NY
59LIBSON GRADE SCHOOLNewark, IL
58TESLA ENGINEERING CHARTER SCHOOLAppleton, WI
57WILLIAM B TRAVIS ACAD/VANGRD FOR ACADEMICALLY TAGDallas, TX
56FREEDOM 7 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDICocoa Beach, FL
5530TH AVENUE SCHOOL (THE)Astoria, NY
54PS 172 BEACON SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCEBrooklyn, NY
53WILLIAM B TRAVIS ACDMY/VNGRD FOR ACADEMICALLY TAGDallas, TX
52SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-UPPER WESTNew York, NY
51TAG YOUNG SCHOLARSNew York, NY
50ARCHIMEDEAN MIDDLE CONSERVATORYMiami, FL
49LANE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLChicago, IL
48EAST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOLNew York, NY
47MOUNT PROSPECT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLBasking Ridge, NJ
46SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-COBBLE HILLBrooklyn, NY
45ESSEX FELLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLEssex Fells, NJ
44PRINCETON CHARTER SCHOOLPrinceton, NJ
43NEW EXPLORATIONS INTO SCIENCETECH AND MATH HIGH SCNew York, NY
42MADISON STREET ACADEMY OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING AROcala, FL
41WASHINGTON ACADEMYRockford, IL
40KITTREDGE MAGNET SCHOOLBrookhaven, GA
39MENDHAM TOWNSHIP MIDDLE SCHOOLBrookside, NJ
38THURGOOD MARSHALL SCHOOLRockford, IL
37SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-UNION SQUARENew York, NY
36IS 187 CHRISTA MCAULIFFE SCHOOL (THE)Brooklyn, NY
35THE CONNECT CHARTER SCHOOLPueblo, CO
34INFINITY INSTITUTEJersey City, NJ
33CONCOURSE VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLBronx, NY
32BACCALAUREATE SCHOOL FOR GLOBAL EDUCATIONLong Island City, NJ
31AURORA QUEST K-8Aurora, CO
30ANDERSON SCHOOL (THE)New York, NY
29DORAL ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGYDoral, FL
28PS 77 LOWER LAB SCHOOLNew York, NY
27OKALOOSA STEMM CENTERValparaiso, FL
26JACKSONVILLE BEACH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLJacksonville Beach, FL
25CHARTER SCHOOL OF WILMINGTONWilmington, DE
24MCDADE ELEM CLASSICAL SCHOOLChicago, IL
23SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-BEDFORD STUYVESANTBrooklyn, NY
22BEAR CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLBoulder, CO
21GWINNETT SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS- SCIENCE AND TECHNOLawrenceville, GA
20EDISON ELEM REGIONAL GIFTED CNTRChicago, IL
19YOUNG MAGNET HIGH SCHOOLChicago, IL
18SWEETWATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOLDevils Lake, ND
17CHALLENGE SCHOOLDenver, CO
16SIGNATURE SCHOOL INCEvansville, IN
15DENNISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOLLakewood, CO
14ACADEMY FOR SCIENCE AND DESIGN CHARTER (H)Nashua, NH
13SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-CROWN HEIGHTSBrooklyn, NY
12MIDDLESEX COUNTY VOC ACAD ALLIED HEALTH & BIOMEDICWoodbridge, NJ
11DECATUR CLASSICAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLChicago, IL
10SKINNER NORTH ELEM SCHChicago, IL
9ODYSSEY-MAGELLANAppleton. WI
8ILES ELEM SCHOOLSpringfield, IL
7KELLER ELEM GIFTED MAGNET SCHOOLChicago, IL
6LEONARDO DA VINCI SCHOOL FOR GIFTED LEARNERSGreen Bay, WI
5PAYTON COLLEGE PREPARATORY HSChicago, IL
4POLARIS AT EBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLDenver, CO
3MERCER ISLAND HIGH SCHOOLMercer Island, WA
2SCHOOL 28Paterson, NJ
1MIDDLESEX COUNTY VOC ACADEMY MATH SCIENCE & ENGINEEEdison, NJ