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
#214
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,279 Students

54 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#251
115 NORTH AVE 53
HIGHLAND PARK, CA 90042

18:1
Larger than National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#6
5109A WEST ENTERPRISE ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

15:1
Near National Avg

618 Students

41 Teachers

99.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

99% Passed (AP®)

#154
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

23:1
Larger than National Avg

642 Students

28 Teachers

35.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#244
36 41 28TH ST
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

13:1
Near National Avg

420 Students

32 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#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®)

#165
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

23:1
Larger than National Avg

486 Students

21 Teachers

34.3
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#5
15 VERNON ST
HARTFORD, CT 06106

14:1
Near National Avg

390 Students

27 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#119
28 01 41ST AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

20:1
Larger than National Avg

704 Students

35 Teachers

40.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#114
30 20 THOMSON AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

420 Students

22 Teachers

41.9
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#252
5720 MARSHALL AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605

17:1
Near National Avg

456 Students

27 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

8% 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®)

#19
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,296 Students

72 Teachers

89.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

85% 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®)

#150
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,130 Students

48 Teachers

36.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#243
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

24:1
Larger than National Avg

622 Students

26 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#153
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

5:1
Smaller than National Avg

586 Students

107 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#237
201 JORDANVILLE RD
AYNOR, SC 29511

15:1
Near National Avg

706 Students

46 Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

17% 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®)

#221
32 24 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,320 Students

147 Teachers

25.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#163
227 243 WEST 61ST ST
NEW YORK, NY 10022

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,162 Students

52 Teachers

34.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#172
1119 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

16:1
Near National Avg

367 Students

23 Teachers

33.1
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

22% 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®)

#177
71 77 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

31:1
Larger than National Avg

893 Students

29 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

26% 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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