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Honors and Accolades

US News Gold Medal Award-Winning School

U.S. News & World Report publishes an annual list of the nation's top high schools. The highest-ranked U.S. public schools in U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best High Schools rankings are those whose students demonstrated outstanding outcomes above expectations in math, reading, and science state assessments, earned qualifying scores on an array of college-level exams, and graduated in high proportions. In the 2024 rankings, Lynbrook ranked #9 in California, #82 in the National rankings, and #12 in the National STEM rankings. Lynbrook has also ranked in this and other popular media lists as an award-winning school in prior years.

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Top Newsweek 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

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, 2019, and 2024.

National Blue Ribbon School

Lynbrook was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2008. To learn more about the program, visit the Blue Ribbon Information webpage on the US Department of Education website.