Top 25 High Schools
CLT National Rankings

Since 2016, more than 30,000 students from over 1,200 schools have taken the Classic Learning Test (CLT, CLT10, or CLT8). Typical CLT test takers are well above average academically and they come from some of the best high schools in the nation.

After nearly four years of gathering data and growing our number of test takers, the CLT is proud to release our first school rankings. Many different ways exist to rank schools: graduation rates, student satisfaction surveys, size of endowment, elite college acceptance rates, etc. Our ranking is an attempt to directly measure education quality. Given the CLT’s level of rigor, high performance on the CLT serves as a strong indicator of excellence in a secondary school.

While these rankings are national in scope, the CLT will release rankings at the city, regional, and state levels in 2020 to help parents who are searching for schools of excellence in their own community.

How do you compare? Take the upcoming CLT on September 7th and find out.

2019 Top High Schools

by median CLT score

1.

Mars Hill Academy

Mason, OH

2.

St. Stephen's Academy

Beaverton, OR

3.

Hillsdale Academy

Hillsdale, MI

4.

The Vanguard School

Colorado Springs, CO

5.

Sacred Heart Academy

Grand Rapids, MI

6.

The Geneva School

Casselberry, FL

7.

Whitefield Academy

Kansas City, MO

8.

Classical School of Wichita

Wichita, KS

9.

Home Life Academy

Online

10.

Seton Home Study School

Online

11.

Mother of Divine Grace

Online

12.

Augustine School

Jackson, TN

13.

Golden View Classical Academy

Golden, CO

14.

Veritas School

Richmond, VA

15.

Chesterton Academy of the Holy Family

Lisle, IL

16.

Heritage Classical Christian Academy

Fenton, MO

17.

Westside Christian Academy

Westlake, OH

18.

Oakdale Academy

Waterford, MI

19.

Regents Academy

Nacogdoches, TX

20.

Kolbe Academy

Online

21.

Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy

Bentonville, AR

22.

Northlake Christian School

Covington, LA

23.

Thales Academy

Rolesville, NC

24.

The Ambrose School

Meridian, ID

25.

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