A New Gallup Poll on Evolution.
Of course by "successful" in this context we mean popular, which is not always the same thing.
The founding principle of biology is very often not taught in US schools, thanks to the actions of creationists. Many science teachers are effectively censored by pressure from parents or local church groups and this means that children are not taught a unifying principle of a science that increasingly underlies more and more aspects of the modern world.
And remember, the USA has a constitution which specifically prohibits the promotion of religion in publicly funded schools.
We don't have that in the UK.