Find the Best K-12 Schools for You

Use this directory of public and private schools across the U.S. to help you find the right school for your child.

The U.S. News & World Report K-12 directory encompasses 102,508 preschools, elementary, middle school and high schools that you can search based on the state, district or city near you. The data on student diversity, teachers, counselors, test scores and district spending can help you find the right school for your child.

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View by Grade Level

Check out our directories of preschools, elementary schools and middle schools. You can also find our Best High Schools rankings, which, in addition to traditional high schools, encompass charter; magnet; and science, technology, engineering and math-focused schools.

U.S. News High School Rankings

The Best High Schools rankings include data on nearly 24,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Discover how your school stacks up against others in the same state, district and metro area.