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
#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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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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