Affton, Lindbergh and Rockwood Summit high schools have been recognized as top high schools in Missouri on the U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best High Schools list.

Leading the way is Rockwood Summit Senior High School, 1780 Hawkins Road in Fenton. The school was ranked the number three high school in Missouri. It was number 621 in national rankings. Rockwood Summit, with a total enrollment of 1,296, was given a 96.4 score (out of 100) on the overall U.S. News and World Report scorecard.

Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd., ranked seventh in Missouri (top 2 percent) and 940 in national rankings. The school, with a total enrollment of 2,068, was given a 94.55 scorecard score.

Affton High School, 8309 Mackenzie Road, ranked ninth (top 2 percent). It was 977th in the nation with a score of 94.34. Its total enrollment is 798.

U.S. News evaluated more than 17,000 schools nationwide and numerically ranked them. The report takes into account several factors, such as test scores and the number of advanced courses offered.

The list recognizes schools that serve all students well, not only those who are college bound, and schools that produce measurable academic outcomes to show that they are educating students well and preparing them for successful futures.

To see Missouri’s Best High Schools list, visit