Honors and Accolades
National Blue Ribbon School
California Distinguished School
California Department of Education awards schools based on their Gold Ribbon Schools Program, awarding different types of schools at different times, based on student success, with attention paid to impoverished and diverse students. Lynbrook was found to be a California Distinguished School in 1990, 1994, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2013 and 2019.
US News Gold Medal Award Winning School
US News publishes a list of the top high schools each year. In 2022, Lynbrook ranked #11 in California, #101 in the National rankings and #13 in the National STEM rankings based upon a formula which includes graduation rates, college enrollment rates, AP/ACT/SAT participation and scores and the number of counselors at a school. Lynbrook has also ranked in this and other popular media lists as an award-winning school in prior years.
Newsweek Top STEM High School
Lynbrook was ranked at 87 on the Newsweek list of Top 500 STEM High Schools for 2020. Over 30,000 high schools were analyzed over a three-year period to determine the rankings.
2011 Intel School of Distinction Award: Science
The Intel Schools of Distinction Award honors schools which provide a rich science curriculum and incorporate hands-on investigative experiences in order to prepare students for 21st century jobs. Programs encourage student achievement in sciences and engineering, while simultaneously helping students become knowledgeable consumers of news and data in order to become active and informed citizens. Lynbrook was one of only six schools in the nation to receive this distinction