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
#236
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,766 Students

98 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#106
7601 HANOVER PARKWAY
GREENBELT, MD 20770

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,551 Students

119 Teachers

42.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#40
411 EAST 76TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021

17:1
Near National Avg

506 Students

30 Teachers

76.7
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

74% 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®)

#209
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

355 Students

20 Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#225
1619 BOSTON RD
BRONX, NY 10460

17:1
Near National Avg

363 Students

22 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#127
15255 SW 96 ST
MIAMI, FL 33196

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,024 Students

133 Teachers

40.0
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

36% 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®)

#167
67 01 110TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY 11375

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,836 Students

181 Teachers

33.8
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#148
1600 NE 4TH AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,815 Students

86 Teachers

36.2
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#133
58 20 UTOPIA PKY
FRESH MEADOWS, NY 11365

23:1
Larger than National Avg

4,154 Students

184 Teachers

38.0
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#63
1200 NORTH CORNWELL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,861 Students

71 Teachers

60.2
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#263
5800 20TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11204

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,171 Students

166 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#201
2581 7TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10039

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,549 Students

78 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#206
6000 WEST MOORE LAKE DR
FRIDLEY, MN 55432

18:1
Near National Avg

883 Students

50 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (IB)

26% Passed (IB)

#228
3601 SW 147TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33185

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,223 Students

153 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#253
1400 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

19:1
Larger than National Avg

993 Students

53 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

14% 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®)

#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®)

#198
600 ST ANN SOUTH AVE
BRONX, NY 10455

13:1
Near National Avg

379 Students

29 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#195
1 VARDRY ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29601

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,407 Students

72 Teachers

29.9
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#143
2000 NORTH SANTA FE AVE
VISTA, CA 92083

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,171 Students

48 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

39% Tested (IB)

36% Passed (IB)

#187
5355 SCHOOL RD
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 34652

18:1
Near National Avg

1,299 Students

74 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#116
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628

17:1
Near National Avg

778 Students

47 Teachers

41.1
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

31% 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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