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
#64
600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,258 Students

54 Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#35
17501 WILLARD RD
POOLESVILLE, MD 20837

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,194 Students

61 Teachers

80.3
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

#234
167 01 GOTHIC DR
JAMAICA, NY 11432

16:1
Near National Avg

522 Students

34 Teachers

22.7
Near National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#126
160 20 GOETHALS AVE
JAMAICA, NY 11432

24:1
Larger than National Avg

783 Students

33 Teachers

40.1
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#24
94 50 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11451

18:1
Near National Avg

418 Students

24 Teachers

86.3
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#261
158 40 76TH RD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

16:1
Near National Avg

588 Students

37 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#182
1307 EAST CENTRAL DR
MERIDIAN, ID 83642

15:1
Near National Avg

526 Students

34 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

31% Passed (IB)

#142
235 EAST EIGHTH ST
LONG BEACH, CA 90813

26:1
Larger than National Avg

487 Students

19 Teachers

36.5
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#55
250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,100 Students

117 Teachers

67.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#178
4540 AMERICAN RIVER DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95864

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,603 Students

66 Teachers

32.5
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#146
1 RAM WAY
SARASOTA, FL 34231

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,640 Students

129 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#208
75 40 PARSONS BLVD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

20:1
Larger than National Avg

721 Students

36 Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#180
18180 SW 122ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33177

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,281 Students

97 Teachers

32.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#85
6311 SOUTH LOIS AVE
TAMPA, FL 33616

17:1
Near National Avg

1,512 Students

88 Teachers

48.2
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#94
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

15:1
Near National Avg

300 Students

20 Teachers

46.5
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#267
11185 WEST 2ND ST
RUDYARD, MI 49780

17:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

26 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#265
200 CONGRESS AVE
SAGINAW, MI 48602

25:1
Larger than National Avg

709 Students

28 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#37
1405 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

24:1
Larger than National Avg

642 Students

26 Teachers

79.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (IB)

78% Passed (IB)

#169
2425 DUSK DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92139

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,368 Students

59 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#193
1235 MENDOCINO AVE
SANTA ROSA, CA 95401

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,986 Students

87 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#151
3570 EAST COCHRAN ST
SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,251 Students

50 Teachers

36.0
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#230
183 PALMER RD
YONKERS, NY 10701

14:1
Near National Avg

1,177 Students

84 Teachers

23.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#58
500 WASHINGTON AVE
SAVANNAH, GA 31405

14:1
Near National Avg

764 Students

55 Teachers

64.6
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#111
320 BEACH 104TH ST
ROCKAWAY PARK, NY 11694

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,062 Students

46 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#1
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

17:1
Near National Avg

240 Students

14 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#79
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

16:1
Near National Avg

488 Students

30 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#73
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

15:1
Near National Avg

527 Students

36 Teachers

54.4
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#2
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

17:1
Near National Avg

388 Students

23 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#45
2130 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20037

15:1
Near National Avg

536 Students

36 Teachers

72.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#250
251 COTTY JONES
JOHNSON CITY, TN 37604

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

2,177 Students

173 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#103
2701 RIDGEWOOD AVE
SANFORD, FL 32773

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,395 Students

170 Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#183
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905

16:1
Near National Avg

596 Students

38 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#170
3434 SILVER CREEK RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95121

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,368 Students

93 Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#136
2552 NORTH MAPLE RD
ANN ARBOR, MI 48103

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,522 Students

85 Teachers

37.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#241
4900 SOCASTEE BLVD
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29588

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

85 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#161
6856 SW 53RD ST
MIAMI, FL 33155

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,248 Students

111 Teachers

34.9
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#109
8855 SW 50TH TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33165

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,024 Students

132 Teachers

42.2
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#3
1149 WEST 13TH ST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,595 Students

81 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#18
485 CLAWSON ST
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,104 Students

53 Teachers

89.9
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

88% Passed (AP®)

#132
1800 SW 5TH PLACE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,756 Students

82 Teachers

38.2
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#26
345 CHAMBERS ST
NEW YORK, NY 10282

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,297 Students

153 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#28
1717 AVE SOUTH
RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,510 Students

82 Teachers

82.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#135
4650 BENEVA RD
SARASOTA, FL 34233

22:1
Larger than National Avg

549 Students

25 Teachers

37.5
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#155
2600 HWY 81 NORTH
ANDERSON, SC 29621

16:1
Near National Avg

1,719 Students

107 Teachers

35.6
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#131
6410 ORIENT RD
TAMPA, FL 33610

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,988 Students

108 Teachers

38.5
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#48
34 12 36TH AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

14:1
Near National Avg

440 Students

31 Teachers

70.7
Above National Avg

76% Tested (IB)

69% Passed (IB)

#13
75 WEST 205TH ST
BRONX, NY 10468

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,013 Students

134 Teachers

94.1
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

93% Passed (AP®)

#46
4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX 77006

18:1
Near National Avg

687 Students

39 Teachers

71.3
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#11
2925 GOULDEN AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

15:1
Near National Avg

377 Students

24 Teachers

95.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

94% Passed (AP®)

#118
17 GRETNA BLVD
GRETNA, LA 70053

17:1
Near National Avg

417 Students

24 Teachers

40.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#17
149 11 MELBOURNE AVE
FLUSHING, NY 11367

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,140 Students

54 Teachers

91.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

88% Passed (AP®)

#68
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286

17:1
Near National Avg

1,415 Students

82 Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#70
2200 EAST DOROTHY LN
FULLERTON, CA 92831

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,654 Students

98 Teachers

55.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#207
283 ADAMS ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11201

15:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

30 Teachers

27.5
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#138
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92870

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,556 Students

97 Teachers

37.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#211
5039 NORTH KIMBALL AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,631 Students

90 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#108
301 WEST HILLS RD
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY 11746

15:1
Near National Avg

1,781 Students

119 Teachers

42.3
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#20
1034 NORTH WELLS ST
CHICAGO, IL 60610

17:1
Near National Avg

883 Students

53 Teachers

87.8
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

87% Passed (AP®)

#95
511 WEST 182ND ST
MANHATTAN, NY 10033

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

602 Students

48 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#202
100 KENWOOD AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21228

15:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

61 Teachers

28.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#174
4000 WEST 18TH ST
HIALEAH, FL 33012

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,949 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#184
514 SOUTH PERKINS
MEMPHIS, TN 38117

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,263 Students

113 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#43
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,164 Students

110 Teachers

73.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#112
6500 NOVA DR
DAVIE, FL 33317

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

593 Students

88 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#268
1215 NORTH CAMERON AVE
WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27101

13:1
Near National Avg

432 Students

33 Teachers

18.6
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#42
150 ROCKLAND AVE
YONKERS, NY 10705

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

60 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

81% Tested (IB)

73% Passed (IB)

#200
3001 NW 2 AVE
MIAMI, FL 33127

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

142 Students

13 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#158
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029

18:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#27
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130

16:1
Near National Avg

368 Students

23 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% 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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