Rank School Name City State Index score Avg. SAT score Percent free or
reduced lunch
11-person
football team
1 American Indian Public Charter Oakland CA 21.909 1523 77% No
2 Uplift Education North Hills Preparatory Irving TX 15.696 1758 54% No
3 Corbett Charter Corbett OR 15.679 1689 20% Yes
4 Talented and Gifted Dallas TX 15.515 1903 28% No
5 Science/Engineering Magnet Dallas TX 14.171 1746 63% No
6 Signature Evansville IN 13.786 1822 9% No
7 Stanton College Prep Jacksonville FL 13.244 1758 14% Yes
8 Suncoast Community Riviera Beach FL 12.625 1826 24% Yes
9 Young Women's Prep Miami FL 12.261 1470 67% No
10 BASIS Tucson North Tucson AZ 11.895 1986 * No
11 Carnegie Vanguard Houston TX 11.787 1839 25% No
12 Jefferson County IB Irondale AL 11.214 1908 15% Yes
13 Corbett Corbett OR 11.114 1737 35% Yes
14 Paxon School for Advanced Studies Jacksonville FL 11.105 1622 24% Yes
15 Darnell-Cookman School of the Medical Arts Jacksonville FL 11.077 * * Yes
16 Uplift Education Summit Preparatory Arlington TX 10.885 1587 67% No
17 Gwinnett School of Math, Science & Tech Lawrenceville GA 10.762 1917 35% No
18 St. Andrews (P) Savannah GA 10.694 1651 * Yes
19 Archimedean Upper Conservatory Miami FL 10.469 1802 47% No
20 Rangel Young Women's Leadership School Dallas TX 10.455 1589 72% No
21 Northcoast Prep and Performing Arts Academy Arcata CA 9.952 1820 43% No
22 Boca Raton Community Boca Raton FL 9.840 1542 29% Yes
23 South Texas Academy of Med Tech San Benito TX 9.753 1380 92% No
24 Accelerated Elementary and Secondary Tucson AZ 9.667 1855 40% No
25 Harmony Science Academy - North Austin Pflugerville TX 9.452 * * No
26 City Honors Buffalo NY 9.121 1747 33% No
27 Eastside Gainesville FL 8.966 1782 50% Yes
28 University Tucson AZ 8.746 1919 19% Yes
29 Uplift Education Williams Preparatory Dallas TX 8.711 1332 93% No
30 Harmony Science Academy Brownsville Brownsville TX 8.375 1516 80% No
31 Science Academy of South Texas Mercedes TX 8.356 * 43% No
32 Energized for STEM Houston TX 8.348 1224 56% No
33 Oxford Academy Cypress CA 8.118 1926 35% No
34 Elizabeth Elizabeth NJ 7.699 1475 72% Yes
35 Dallas International (P) Dallas TX 7.625 1788 * No
36 Westlake Academy Westlake TX 7.610 1733 1% No
37 Saint Anselm's Abbey (P) Washington DC 7.605 * * No
38 International School Bellevue WA 7.594 1877 4% No
39 Preuss School UCSD La Jolla CA 7.479 1632 100% No
40 Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies Los Angeles CA 7.475 1753 50% No
41 Harmony Science Academy-Waco Waco TX 7.455 1534 74% No
42 Washington International School (P) Washington DC 7.311 1940 * No
43 Stockton Collegiate International Stockton CA 7.214 * 67% No
44 MAST Academy Miami FL 7.060 1713 40% No
45 Classen School of Advanced Studies Oklahoma City OK 6.958 1819 30% No
46 Pine View School for the Gifted Osprey FL 6.955 1942 12% No
47 Albuquerque Institute for Mathematics and Science at UNM Albuquerque NM 6.952 1935 30% No
48 Coral Reef Miami FL 6.932 1578 42% Yes
49 LAMP (Loveless Academic Magnet Program) Montgomery AL 6.907 1288 12% No
50 High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Houston TX 6.761 1288 79% No
51 Interlake Bellevue WA 6.742 1745 25% Yes
52 Keystone (P) San Antonio TX 6.719 2096 * No
53 Raleigh Charter Raleigh NC 6.630 1914 * No
54 South Texas Business, Education and Technology Academy Edinburg TX 6.608 950 70% No
55 YES College Prep--North Central Houston TX 6.593 1494 83% No
56 H-B Woodlawn Arlington VA 6.590 1768 18% No
57 Harmony Science Academy - Fort Worth Fort Worth TX 6.519 1706 41% No
58 Edgewood Merritt Island FL 6.508 1732 14% No
59 Hume-Fogg Magnet Nashville TN 6.484 1904 20% No
60 International School of Indiana (P) Indianapolis IN 6.471 1758 * No
61 Academic Magnet North Charleston SC 6.447 1918 4% Yes
62 Pasadena Polytechnic (P) Pasadena CA 6.432 2150 * Yes
63 Harvard-Westlake (P) Studio City CA 6.362 2098 * Yes
64 Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy Coeur d'Alene ID 6.346 1854 * No
65 Newark Academy (P) Livingston NJ 6.317 2067 * Yes
66 South Texas High School for Health Professions Mercedes TX 6.307 1522 60% No
67 International Academy of Macomb Clinton Township MI 6.300 * * No
68 Poolesville Poolesville MD 6.261 1857 6% Yes
69 Alexander School of the Arts West Palm Beach FL 6.222 1691 22% No
70 A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts West Palm Beach FL 6.222 1691 22% No
71 Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Dallas TX 6.189 1261 75% No
72 Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 6.100 * * No
73 Utica Academy for International Studies Sterling Heights MI 6.060 1821 9% No
74 YES College Prep--East End Houston TX 6.014 1464 84% No
75 Samuel W. Wolfson Jacksonville FL 6.009 * * Yes
76 Penn-Griffin School for the Arts High Point NC 6.000 1529 57% No
77 U.N. International School (P) New York NY 6.000 1787 * No
78 Coral Academy of Science Charter Reno NV 5.960 1466 5% No
79 Communications Arts San Antonio TX 5.958 1703 27% Yes
80 Sage Hill (P) Newport Coast CA 5.916 1942 10% Yes
81 Pacific Collegiate School Santa Cruz CA 5.913 1946 9% No
82 Grand River Prep Kentwood MI 5.882 1810 43% No
83 Liberal Arts and Science Academy Austin TX 5.878 1989 17% Yes
84 Jericho Jericho NY 5.858 1922 3% Yes
85 Sturgis Charter Hyannis MA 5.828 1687 7% No
86 Flintridge Prep (P) La Canada Flintridge CA 5.819 2083 * Yes
87 Baccalaureate School for Global Education Queens NY 5.769 1805 47% No
88 Walnut Hills Cincinnati OH 5.749 1813 22% Yes
89 H.B. Plant Tampa FL 5.704 1572 19% Yes
90 School for Advanced Studies Miami FL 5.701 1812 47% No
91 Highland Park Dallas TX 5.688 1780 * Yes
92 Locust Valley Locust Valley NY 5.680 1592 12% Yes
93 Richard Montgomery Rockville MD 5.654 1781 21% Yes
94 Challenge Early College Houston TX 5.626 1518 62% No
95 University Fresno CA 5.600 1811 12% No
96 West Shore Melbourne FL 5.545 1785 1% No
97 Middlesex (P) Concord MA 5.525 2080 10% Yes
98 Pingry (P) Martinsville NJ 5.470 2060 * Yes
99 Yorktown Arlington VA 5.462 1722 15% Yes
100 College Prep School of America (P) Lombard IL 5.462 2137 20% No

Published April 7, 2014.