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
#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®)

#87
41800 BLACOW RD
FREMONT, CA 94538

N/A
N/A

2,086 Students

N/A Teachers

50.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#156
4601 NORTH MACARTHUR BLVD
IRVING, TX 75038

14:1
Near National Avg

1,645 Students

114 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#263
3787 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,155 Students

140 Teachers

17.8
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#72
5035 SIDEBURN RD
FAIRFAX, VA 22032

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,938 Students

208 Teachers

55.1
Above National Avg

61% Tested (IB)

53% Passed (IB)

#206
7611 MARBACH RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78227

16:1
Near National Avg

2,904 Students

187 Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

19% 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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