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
#244
36 41 28TH ST
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

13:1
Near National Avg

420 Students

32 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#243
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

24:1
Larger than National Avg

622 Students

26 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#242
151 T ST NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20002

14:1
Near National Avg

670 Students

47 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

9% 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®)

#240
500 EAST FORDHAM RD
BRONX, NY 10458

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

26 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

18% Passed (IB)

#239
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121

30:1
Larger than National Avg

723 Students

24 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#238
201 PALISADE AVE
YONKERS, NY 10701

17:1
Near National Avg

527 Students

32 Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#237
201 JORDANVILLE RD
AYNOR, SC 29511

15:1
Near National Avg

706 Students

46 Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#236
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,766 Students

98 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#235
8100 WISE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21222

16:1
Near National Avg

1,442 Students

93 Teachers

22.6
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

17% 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®)

#233
600 KINGSTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11203

19:1
Larger than National Avg

417 Students

23 Teachers

22.9
Near National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#232
345 EAST 15TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,763 Students

72 Teachers

23.1
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#231
7611 MARBACH RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78227

16:1
Near National Avg

2,945 Students

182 Teachers

23.2
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

15% 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®)

#229
1595 BATHGATE AVE
BRONX, NY 10457

18:1
Larger than National Avg

348 Students

19 Teachers

23.6
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

20% Passed (IB)

#228
3601 SW 147TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33185

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,223 Students

153 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#227
4291 PENNWOOD AVE
LAS VEGAS, NV 89102

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,885 Students

113 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#226
540 NORTH 13TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

22:1
Larger than National Avg

376 Students

17 Teachers

24.0
Near National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#225
1619 BOSTON RD
BRONX, NY 10460

17:1
Near National Avg

363 Students

22 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#224
100 TRINITY PLACE
NEW YORK, NY 10006

20:1
Larger than National Avg

806 Students

40 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#223
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

655 Students

55 Teachers

25.0
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#222
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

14:1
Near National Avg

2,381 Students

169 Teachers

25.1
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#221
32 24 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,320 Students

147 Teachers

25.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#220
2923 MACARTHUR VIEW
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78217

16:1
Near National Avg

2,647 Students

161 Teachers

25.8
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

21% 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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