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2023 Best college prep public high schools in Washington

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  1. #1 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Tesla STEM High School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    9-12,

    100 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior at Tesla STEM High School and will have spent all four years here. I love this school for several reasons. The small class size makes you feel at home and forms a strong....

    Read 100 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1440,

    Average ACT: 33,

  2. #2 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    International Community School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    6-12,

    94 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a rising senior, I know that my education at ICS has shaped me into the person I am. From 6th grade to the present, ICS has continued to challenge and engage me with its rigorous coursework (all....

    Read 94 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1400,

    Average ACT: 32,

  3. #3 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Interlake Senior High School

    Bellevue School District, WA,

    9-12,

    400 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The IB program adds lots of competition to this school. There is a lot of competition for being the best. Students are very exhausted because of IB and AP classes, especially the AP and IB tests in....

    Read 400 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1380,

    Average ACT: 31,

  4. #8 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Redmond High School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    9-12,

    435 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Redmond High School offers a great education and array of clubs and sports so a student can grow and thrive in this environment. Many of the teachers are extremely charismatic and talented at... While RHS's resources and campus are amazing, it can get pretty tough homework wise (especially junior year) so choose your courses well..

    Read 435 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1350,

    Average ACT: 30,

  5. #9 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Raisbeck Aviation High School

    Highline School District, WA,

    9-12,

    162 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Since Raisbeck Aviation High School is a lottery school, the community is diverse. It was fun getting to know people coming from different backgrounds who share similar passions as me. The school is....

    Read 162 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1300,

    Average ACT: 30,

  6. #10 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Skyline High School

    Issaquah School District, WA,

    9-12,

    499 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Skyline High School has provided a mostly well-rounded education. The teachers at this school are passionate about the content that they discuss, and they make sure that students at the institution....

    Read 499 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1340,

    Average ACT: 30,

  7. #12 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    North Creek High School

    Northshore School District, WA,

    9-12,

    49 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says North Creek High School provides so many opportunities for students to excel in any field and activity. The campus is very welcoming and facilitates communication among peers and collaboration. The....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1340,

    Average ACT: 31,

  8. #14 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Eastlake High School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    9-12,

    484 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Eastlake is a fantastic high school! I personally was never bullied, didn't feel socially pressured or unsafe, and had a wonderful education there. They have a plethora of clubs to join, school...Eastlake offers many AP classes which allow students get college credit in high school. Lastly, these school is fairly diverse in terms of personalities and types of people.However, there were few shortcomings of Eastlake. They didn't do a lot of preparation for college, as most of it was done for namesake didn't actually prepare us much. The school is overly focused...Overall, I loved my time at Eastlake, and would definitely recommend it for most people..

    Read 484 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1320,

    Average ACT: 29,

  9. #17 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Ingraham High School

    Seattle Public Schools, WA,

    9-12,

    211 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Ingraham is extremely strong academically, especially with the IB program, and is widely regarded as one of the best in the city, but the school does not put much effort into including....

    Read 211 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1320,

    Average ACT: 31,

  10. #19 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Sammamish Senior High School

    Bellevue School District, WA,

    9-12,

    234 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love how inclusive and diverse my school is. There isn’t much cliquey-ness among people who participate in different activities, and many people do sports as well as music or technology....

    Read 234 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1250,

    Average ACT: 28,

  11. #21 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Kamiak High School

    Mukilteo School District, WA,

    9-12,

    492 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Kamiak High School is one of the better high schools in the Mukilteo School District, from what I've heard. The school does a good job of helping students feel accepted in their learning environment,....

    Read 492 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1300,

    Average ACT: 29,

  12. #23 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Juanita High School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    9-12,

    181 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My years in Juanita were filled with a lot of walking between the main building and portables while it was under construction. But now the brand new main building is finished and perfect. We have a....

    Read 181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1290,

    Average ACT: 29,

  13. #24 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Shorecrest High School

    Shoreline School District, WA,

    9-12,

    375 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Shorecrest High School has a great student community, and most people are pretty friendly. The staff are mostly alright, but there are some that could use some work for sure. There are some teachers....

    Read 375 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1240,

    Average ACT: 29,

  14. #25 Best College Prep Public High Schools in Washington.

    Olympia High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Olympia School District, WA,

    9-12,

    413 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Olympia High School has so much going for it! With such wonderful teachers and opportunities for students to get out of their comfort zones, there is really so much to be proud of. And yet, Olympia....

    Read 413 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Average SAT: 1280,

    Average ACT: 29,

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