Magnet Schools Best High Schools

Magnet schools are public high schools that attract the most talented students in a region using an application process that typically involves test scores and grade-point averages. The following are the nation's best magnet schools, as calculated by U.S. News. Read the full methodology.

Magnet Rank School Students / Teachers College Readiness
#76
1700 MACOMBS RD
BRONX, NY 10453

14:1
Near National Avg

336 Students

24 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#77
51 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901

18:1
Near National Avg

2,793 Students

158 Teachers

51.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#78
1474 GATES AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11237

19:1
Larger than National Avg

263 Students

14 Teachers

50.7
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#79
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

16:1
Near National Avg

488 Students

30 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#80
10535 ZELZAH AVE
GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,201 Students

173 Teachers

49.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#81
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,718 Students

74 Teachers

49.5
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#82
1 GRIZZLY WAY
GRANITE BAY, CA 95746

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,164 Students

88 Teachers

49.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#83
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,086 Students

52 Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#84
1081 WEST TEMPLE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,052 Students

42 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#85
6311 SOUTH LOIS AVE
TAMPA, FL 33616

17:1
Near National Avg

1,512 Students

88 Teachers

48.2
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#86
865 SOUTH RONALD REAGAN BLVD
LONGWOOD, FL 32750

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,261 Students

122 Teachers

48.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#87
632 SOUTH UNION ST
MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

15:1
Near National Avg

479 Students

32 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#88
1900 OMAHA ST
PALM HARBOR, FL 34683

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,515 Students

124 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#89
5100 MAPLE
BELLAIRE, TX 77401

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,476 Students

184 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#90
800 EUCLID ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001

14:1
Near National Avg

413 Students

28 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#91
55 EAST 25TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

18:1
Larger than National Avg

432 Students

24 Teachers

47.1
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#92
4701 DICKSON ST
HOUSTON, TX 77007

15:1
Near National Avg

548 Students

36 Teachers

46.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#93
5109B WEST ENTERPRISE ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

16:1
Near National Avg

1,060 Students

68 Teachers

46.7
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#94
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

15:1
Near National Avg

300 Students

20 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#95
511 WEST 182ND ST
MANHATTAN, NY 10033

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

602 Students

48 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#96
2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL 33901

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,837 Students

88 Teachers

45.7
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#97
2436 WEST LINCOLN ST
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009

18:1
Near National Avg

1,327 Students

76 Teachers

45.1
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#98
15777 BOWDOIN ST
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,899 Students

112 Teachers

45.1
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#99
3325 WESTHEIMER RD
HOUSTON, TX 77098

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,371 Students

139 Teachers

45.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (IB)

42% Passed (IB)

#100
105 25 HORACE HARDING EXPW
CORONA, NY 11368

21:1
Larger than National Avg

845 Students

39 Teachers

44.5
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

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High School Rankings By State

About The Awards

Gold — Top 500 schools based on highest college readiness

Silver — High-performing schools with lower college readiness

Bronze — High-performing schools based on state exam performance, listed alphabetically

Award Distribution

Name Award Distribution
Gold 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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