To graduate, Washington high school students must earn at least 20 credits and generally need to pass state tests in English language arts, math and science. Washington high school students must also write a post-high-school plan, according to the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
In the 2015 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, there are eight Washington schools with gold medals, 56 with silver medals and 105 with bronze medals. The highly ranked International School, in the Bellevue School District, is about 10 miles from Seattle and roughly 70 miles from Olympia.
Top Ranked WA Schools: To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.
445 128TH AVE SE, BELLEVUE, WA 98005
11133 NE 65TH ST, KIRKLAND, WA 98033
10416 WOLVERINE WAY, BELLEVUE, WA 98004
4333 FACTORIA BLVD SE, BELLEVUE, WA 98006
615 SOUTH 200TH ST, DES MOINES, WA 98198
16245 NE 24TH ST, BELLEVUE, WA 98008
9330 NE HIGH SCHOOL RD, BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA 98110
1410 NE 66 ST, SEATTLE, WA 98115
100 140TH AVE SE, BELLEVUE, WA 98005
9100 SE 42ND, MERCER ISLAND, WA 98040
See complete Washington High School Rankings