Malibu High School has been ranked in the top 1 percent among 22,000 high school nationwide, according to US News & World Report.
The magazine ranked MHS 265th in its list of Best High Schools in America, earning the school a gold medal.
The annual list ranks schools based on student performance on standardized tests as well as student participation in Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. MHS was analyzed alongside 22,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia.
In addition U.S. News awarded more than 4,850 gold, silver, and bronze medals to the top-performing schools.
Malibu High School won gold for its high level of student performance.
According to the report, the AP exam participation rate at Malibu High School is 71 percent, helping it reach 55 on the College Readiness Index. With 1,243 students and 57 teachers, the high school maintains a 22:1 student to teacher ratio.