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
#181
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

20:1
Larger than National Avg

543 Students

27 Teachers

31.9
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#122
512 WEST 182ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10033

14:1
Near National Avg

520 Students

36 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#10
857 FORBES ST
EAST HARTFORD, CT 06118

15:1
Near National Avg

188 Students

12 Teachers

95.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (IB)

94% Passed (IB)

#223
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

655 Students

55 Teachers

25.0
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#125
450 BIRD RD
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,285 Students

148 Teachers

40.2
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#47
10101 SW 152ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33157

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,166 Students

133 Teachers

71.3
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#212
1501 NORTH BEECH DALY RD
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,215 Students

58 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#257
1140 DR M LUTHER KING JR ST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

355 Students

35 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#152
2200 WEST 13TH ST
SANFORD, FL 32771

16:1
Near National Avg

586 Students

36 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#248
4959 SOUTH ARCHER AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60632

16:1
Near National Avg

3,302 Students

201 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#61
1701 NORTH DAVIS ST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,122 Students

58 Teachers

61.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#29
615 12TH ST
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

17:1
Near National Avg

760 Students

46 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

76% 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®)

#66
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,744 Students

92 Teachers

59.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#33
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

14:1
Near National Avg

321 Students

24 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% 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®)

#8
4001 NE 2ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33137

15:1
Near National Avg

480 Students

32 Teachers

98.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

97% Passed (AP®)

#137
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

18:1
Larger than National Avg

524 Students

29 Teachers

37.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#110
7266 ALAMEDA AVE
GOLETA, CA 93117

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,274 Students

92 Teachers

42.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#176
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,739 Students

95 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% 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®)

#129
1410 NE 215 ST
MIAMI, FL 33179

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,794 Students

120 Teachers

39.6
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

37% 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®)

#258
6705 VEGAS VALLEY DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89142

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,813 Students

82 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#67
1100 MACE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21221

17:1
Near National Avg

1,256 Students

72 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

69% 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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