US News & World Report Ranks Georgia High Schools

US News & Word Report reviewed 28,813 U.S. public high schools and 107 Georgia high schools made their rankings of best High Schools. Of the Georgia schools ranked in 2018 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, 16 were awarded gold medals, 48 earned silver medals and 43 received bronze medals. The state of Georgia tied for 18th compared to the other states for having 14.2% of their schools (64 out of 450) ranked as a medal qualifier.

Here’s the top ten ranked Georgia Schools:

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold, silver or bronze medal and here’s the methodology they used for the rankings.


Gwinnett School of Mathematics- Science and Technology

970 Mcelvaney Ln, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044

DeKalb School of the Arts

1192 Clarendon Ave, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002

Columbus High School

1700 Cherokee Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31906

Davidson Magnet School

615 12th St, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Savannah Arts Academy

500 Washington Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31405

Cambridge High School

2845 Bethany Bnd, Milton, Georgia 30004

Alpharetta High School

3595 Webb Bridge Rd, Alpharetta, Georgia 30005

Johns Creek High School

5575 State Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, Georgia 30022

Walton High School

1590 Bill Murdock Rd, Marietta, Georgia 30062

Northview High School

10625 Parsons Rd, Duluth, Georgia 30097


Cobb County had 7 schools in the top 50 state ranking with Walton (#9), Lassiter (#21), Pope (#26), Harrison (#30), Hillgrove (#45), Kennesaw (#48) and Wheeler (#49).
Cherokee County had 4 schools in the top 50 state rankings with Creekview (#34),  Sequoyah (#44), Woodstock (#46), and River Ridge (#50).
In addition to Fulton County’s top ten Georgia school rankings; Milton was ranked #12 and Roswell was ranked #15.
For the rest of the rankings;  you can read their list here and see how they ranked nationally.