U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of the nation's best schools, and El Toro High School wound up at number 1,689.
That may not sound too impressive, but it's noteworthy considering that the publication reviewed 21,776 public high schools, through data collected via the U.S. Department of Education and other sources.
The spot earned El Toro High a silver medal in the publication's ranking system.
Among California high schools, ETHS landed at number 354.
Lake Forest's sole public high school beat out Trabuco High, which made it to 371 in this year's rankings, but fell short of Mission Viejo High (254) and Laguna Hills High (175).
According to the report, El Toro High's student body of nearly 3,000 students is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, with 39 percent minority enrollment.
About 16 percent of El Toro High students are considered economically disadvantaged; 22 percent take Advanced Placement classes.