How Many High School Football Teams Are in the US?

High school football is a beloved American tradition, with thousands of teams competing across the country each year. But just how many high school football teams are there in the US? The vast landscape of high school football, diving into the numbers, top-ranked teams, and the states that dominate the sport.

With nearly 16,000 high school football teams spread throughout the United States, ranking these teams has become an American phenomenon. Various media outlets, such as RivalsHigh, ESPNHigh, CNNSI, PrepNation, USA Today, Scout, MaxPreps, and High School Football America, have dedicated themselves to ranking and analyzing these teams. More