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
#51
111 COLUMBIA ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,609 Students

85 Teachers

69.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#52
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031

13:1
Near National Avg

406 Students

31 Teachers

68.4
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#53
120 WEST LEE ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40208

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,890 Students

92 Teachers

68.3
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#54
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341

22:1
Larger than National Avg

163 Students

8 Teachers

67.5
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#55
250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,100 Students

117 Teachers

67.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#56
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

15:1
Near National Avg

391 Students

26 Teachers

66.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#57
4646 HAMILTON WOLFE
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229

18:1
Larger than National Avg

827 Students

45 Teachers

65.2
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#58
500 WASHINGTON AVE
SAVANNAH, GA 31405

14:1
Near National Avg

764 Students

55 Teachers

64.6
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#59
100 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,604 Students

127 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#60
574 WEST 6TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80204

23:1
Larger than National Avg

695 Students

30 Teachers

63.1
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

55% 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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