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
#178
4911 136TH AVE
HAMILTON, MI 49419

18:1
Larger than National Avg

800 Students

44 Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#45
1416 METAIRIE RD
METAIRIE, LA 70005

17:1
Larger than National Avg

711 Students

41 Teachers

68.2
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#47
4646 HAMILTON WOLFE
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229

17:1
Larger than National Avg

831 Students

48 Teachers

66.4
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#110
10525 HORACE HARDING EXPW
CORONA, NY 11368

19:1
Larger than National Avg

785 Students

42 Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#13
350 GRAND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

339 Students

28 Teachers

93.1
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#114
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,431 Students

60 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#250
345 EAST 15TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,724 Students

76 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#219
549 AUDUBON AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10040

18:1
Larger than National Avg

644 Students

35 Teachers

22.8
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#96
549 AUDUBON AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10040

19:1
Larger than National Avg

667 Students

35 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#113
4701 DICKSON ST
HOUSTON, TX 77007

15:1
Near National Avg

570 Students

39 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#232
122 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023

13:1
Near National Avg

502 Students

38 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#65
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031

13:1
Near National Avg

407 Students

32 Teachers

56.8
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#257
2780 RESEVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

16:1
Near National Avg

468 Students

30 Teachers

18.5
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#180
901 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

16:1
Near National Avg

682 Students

43 Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#208
100 TRINITY PLACE
NEW YORK, NY 10006

19:1
Larger than National Avg

812 Students

42 Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#137
350 67TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11220

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,296 Students

75 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#174
140 LEGION AVE
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

669 Students

55 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#189
555 CLAIRE AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91910

N/A
N/A

2,205 Students

N/A Teachers

28.6
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#223
475 GRAND CONCOURSE
BRONX, NY 10451

18:1
Larger than National Avg

601 Students

34 Teachers

22.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#15
700 BROADWAY
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

20:1
Larger than National Avg

918 Students

47 Teachers

92.9
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

91% Passed (AP®)

#198
1905 MAIN ST
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92648

N/A
N/A

2,690 Students

N/A Teachers

25.9
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#249
2975 TIBBETTS AVE
BRONX, NY 10463

16:1
Near National Avg

1,119 Students

69 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#112
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341

27:1
Larger than National Avg

140 Students

5 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#5
1020 EAST SQUARE LAKE RD
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI 48304

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,266 Students

62 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

98% Tested (IB)

98% Passed (IB)

#57
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

18:1
Larger than National Avg

461 Students

26 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

50% 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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