Top public high schools in the state of Indiana include Signature School (Evansville), Herron High School (Indianapolis), Zionsville Community High School and West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School. All four were awarded Gold Medals in the 2015 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings.
Signature School boasts a number 33 ranking nationally; Herron, Zionsville and West Lafayette came in at numbers 337, 339 and 380, respectively.
In deriving the rankings, U.S. News reviewed 29,070 public high schools on a number of factors, including College Readiness, English Proficiency, Algebra Proficiency and Faculty-to-Student ratio. An additional 141 Indiana high schools were awarded either a Silver (47) or Bronze Medal (94).