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
#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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