The Johns Creek school was ranked No. 4 in Georgia and No. 219 nationally. Among other criteria, the magazine recognized that 99 percent of Northview's students are proficient in English and Math, based on state exit exams and college-level coursework.
The only other North Fulton school to make the list was Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs (No. 5 in Georgia, No. 291 in U.S.).
U.S. News & World Report's rankings include 22,000 public schools across the country.