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
#185
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,494 Students

58 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#2
1525 AVE B SOUTH
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

15:1
Near National Avg

610 Students

40 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#124
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

567 Students

30 Teachers

37.9
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#158
1700 MACOMBS RD
BRONX, NY 10453

15:1
Near National Avg

364 Students

25 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#122
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

24:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

20 Teachers

38.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#90
2801 41ST AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

684 Students

37 Teachers

48.3
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#97
3020 THOMSON AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

425 Students

23 Teachers

45.4
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#245
5720 MARSHALL AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605

19:1
Larger than National Avg

432 Students

23 Teachers

19.8
Near National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#74
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,059 Students

56 Teachers

53.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#23
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,311 Students

73 Teachers

83.1
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

81% Passed (AP®)

#135
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214

N/A
N/A

1,122 Students

N/A Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#211
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

N/A
N/A

601 Students

N/A Teachers

24.4
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#111
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

591 Students

107 Teachers

41.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#91
55 EAST 25TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

19:1
Larger than National Avg

438 Students

24 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#140
1105 LEE DR
BATON ROUGE, LA 70808

17:1
Near National Avg

1,273 Students

76 Teachers

34.9
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#235
3224 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

26:1
Larger than National Avg

3,628 Students

142 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#154
227243 WEST 61ST ST
NEW YORK, NY 10022

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,159 Students

53 Teachers

33.0
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#261
1119 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

17:1
Larger than National Avg

363 Students

21 Teachers

18.0
Near National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#95
800 EUCLID ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001

14:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

30 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#173
7177 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

23:1
Larger than National Avg

833 Students

36 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#123
5700 223RD ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,063 Students

169 Teachers

38.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#196
9300 HOMESTEAD RD
BENZONIA, MI 49616

23:1
Larger than National Avg

514 Students

23 Teachers

26.6
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#217
1101 NORTH 4TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

17:1
Larger than National Avg

546 Students

32 Teachers

23.3
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#146
3201 NORTH ORANGE AVE
SARASOTA, FL 34234

16:1
Near National Avg

1,062 Students

66 Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#161
632 SOUTH UNION ST
MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

14:1
Near National Avg

478 Students

34 Teachers

32.5
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#155
4405 BREWBAKER DR
MONTGOMERY, AL 36116

17:1
Larger than National Avg

603 Students

35 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#102
339 MORRIS AVE
BRONX, NY 10451

14:1
Near National Avg

572 Students

40 Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#131
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

423 Students

24 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#24
29 FT GREENE PLACE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

23:1
Larger than National Avg

5,141 Students

221 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#242
5445 NORTH PALM AVE
FRESNO, CA 93704

N/A
N/A

2,610 Students

N/A Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#229
1601 VIKING DR
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,126 Students

60 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#33
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST
CARSON, CA 90747

N/A
N/A

644 Students

N/A Teachers

77.0
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

#134
2300 SANTA BARBARA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33991

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,586 Students

78 Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#4
10401 SCOTT ST
HOUSTON, TX 77051

16:1
Near National Avg

458 Students

29 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

98% Passed (AP®)

#275
301 NORTH HOOPER ST
CARO, MI 48723

19:1
Larger than National Avg

591 Students

31 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#243
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121

25:1
Larger than National Avg

706 Students

28 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#182
2100 SOUTH VICTORY DR
HOUSTON, TX 77088

14:1
Near National Avg

882 Students

62 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#89
1700 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,384 Students

112 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#75
3688 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD
CHAMBLEE, GA 30341

15:1
Near National Avg

1,518 Students

98 Teachers

53.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#94
1600 SARANAC ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

16:1
Near National Avg

1,053 Students

68 Teachers

47.3
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#252
820 FOURTH AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91911

N/A
N/A

2,670 Students

N/A Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#39
186 EAST NORTH ST
BUFFALO, NY 14204

13:1
Near National Avg

887 Students

66 Teachers

70.8
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#64
1400 FULLER AVE NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505

29:1
Larger than National Avg

714 Students

24 Teachers

57.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#194
144 WEST WOODWARD AVE
ESCONDIDO, CA 92025

N/A
N/A

360 Students

N/A Teachers

26.7
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#86
1500 MINUTEMEN CAUSEWAY
COCOA BEACH, FL 32931

17:1
Near National Avg

1,383 Students

83 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#152
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

21:1
Larger than National Avg

504 Students

24 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#54
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,401 Students

75 Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#92
857 FORBES ST
EAST HARTFORD, CT 06118

14:1
Near National Avg

180 Students

13 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#234
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

624 Students

52 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#139
450 BIRD RD
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,170 Students

154 Teachers

35.1
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#44
10101 SW 152ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33157

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,090 Students

133 Teachers

68.9
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#224
1501 NORTH BEECH DALY RD
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

59 Teachers

22.4
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#162
2200 WEST 13TH ST
SANFORD, FL 32771

18:1
Larger than National Avg

599 Students

34 Teachers

32.4
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#29
615 12TH ST
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

16:1
Near National Avg

722 Students

46 Teachers

80.2
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#81
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616

N/A
N/A

1,703 Students

N/A Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#269
1250 NORTH OAK RD
DAVISON, MI 48423

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

71 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

19% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#67
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,887 Students

72 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#226
910 SW 15TH ST
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL 33441

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,395 Students

127 Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#25
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

13:1
Near National Avg

322 Students

25 Teachers

81.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#61
574 WEST 6TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80204

26:1
Larger than National Avg

643 Students

25 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#7
4001 NE 2ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33137

16:1
Near National Avg

494 Students

31 Teachers

97.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

97% Passed (AP®)

#38
2445 SAN DIEGO RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32207

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,168 Students

60 Teachers

72.4
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#169
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,761 Students

77 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#88
1081 WEST TEMPLE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

N/A
N/A

1,043 Students

N/A Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#267
101 PARK AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11205

14:1
Near National Avg

493 Students

34 Teachers

17.4
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#160
1410 NE 215 ST
MIAMI, FL 33179

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,072 Students

129 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#51
120 WEST LEE ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40208

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,885 Students

103 Teachers

63.6
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#52
400 NORTH DUKE ST
DURHAM, NC 27701

15:1
Near National Avg

1,412 Students

94 Teachers

62.5
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#70
1100 MACE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21221

16:1
Near National Avg

1,272 Students

78 Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#147
540 EAST CALIFORNIA AVE
FRESNO, CA 93706

N/A
N/A

2,246 Students

N/A Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#214
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

N/A
N/A

2,833 Students

N/A Teachers

24.1
Above National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#98
7601 HANOVER PARKWAY
GREENBELT, MD 20770

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,669 Students

130 Teachers

45.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#42
411 EAST 76TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021

17:1
Near National Avg

499 Students

30 Teachers

69.7
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#238
1200 MAROON DR
ELGIN, IL 60120

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,367 Students

121 Teachers

20.6
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#237
3500 R ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20007

39:1
Larger than National Avg

506 Students

13 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#85
2436 WEST LINCOLN ST
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,263 Students

33 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#240
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

359 Students

20 Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#82
5510 NW 27TH AVE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

96 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#141
15255 SW 96 ST
MIAMI, FL 33196

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,053 Students

141 Teachers

34.6
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#66
100 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,545 Students

129 Teachers

56.7
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#150
6701 110TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY 11375

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,902 Students

177 Teachers

33.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#126
1600 NE 4TH AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,813 Students

92 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#108
2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL 33901

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,853 Students

86 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#129
5820 UTOPIA PKY
FRESH MEADOWS, NY 11365

21:1
Larger than National Avg

4,214 Students

200 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#55
1200 NORTH CORNWELL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

N/A
N/A

1,854 Students

N/A Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#251
5800 20TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11204

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,423 Students

167 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#121
2581 7TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10039

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,545 Students

80 Teachers

38.7
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#205
3601 SW 147TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33185

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,361 Students

171 Teachers

25.1
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#227
230 SOUTH RIDGE ST
DANVILLE, VA 24541

13:1
Near National Avg

254 Students

20 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#274
90 LIVINGSTON BLVD
GAYLORD, MI 49735

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,063 Students

52 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#62
938 YORK RD
TOWSON, MD 21204

13:1
Near National Avg

752 Students

57 Teachers

57.7
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#244
23RD AND RITNER STS
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19145

18:1
Larger than National Avg

495 Students

28 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#255
1400 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,124 Students

57 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#119
10535 ZELZAH AVE
GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344

N/A
N/A

4,135 Students

N/A Teachers

39.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#80
1 GRIZZLY WAY
GRANITE BAY, CA 95746

N/A
N/A

2,173 Students

N/A Teachers

51.6
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#239
15 VERNON ST
HARTFORD, CT 06106

17:1
Larger than National Avg

375 Students

22 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#166
1 VARDRY ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29601

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,436 Students

77 Teachers

32.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#73
501 WEST 165TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10032

18:1
Larger than National Avg

477 Students

27 Teachers

54.1
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#210
5355 SCHOOL RD
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 34652

17:1
Near National Avg

1,352 Students

80 Teachers

24.8
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#83
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628

16:1
Near National Avg

769 Students

49 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

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