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
#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®)

#151
3434 SILVER CREEK RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95121

N/A
N/A

2,463 Students

N/A Teachers

33.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#149
6410 ORIENT RD
TAMPA, FL 33610

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,073 Students

116 Teachers

33.7
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#148
1601 EAST 120TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90059

N/A
N/A

1,647 Students

N/A Teachers

33.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

26% 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®)

#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®)

#145
1 RAM WAY
SARASOTA, FL 34231

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,744 Students

127 Teachers

34.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#144
2101 PUMP RD
RICHMOND, VA 23238

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,924 Students

82 Teachers

34.2
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#143
405 CHESTNUT ST
DARLINGTON, SC 29532

16:1
Near National Avg

352 Students

22 Teachers

34.3
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#142
375 HOLT RD NE
MARIETTA, GA 30068

16:1
Near National Avg

2,090 Students

129 Teachers

34.4
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

32% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#138
3325 WESTHEIMER RD
HOUSTON, TX 77098

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,268 Students

160 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (IB)

32% Passed (IB)

#137
350 67TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11220

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,296 Students

75 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#136
100 KENWOOD AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21228

14:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

64 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

32% 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®)

#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®)

#133
25401 PASEO DE VALENCIA
LAGUNA HILLS, CA 92653

N/A
N/A

1,798 Students

N/A Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#132
20500 WEST 13 MILE RD
BEVERLY HILLS, MI 48025

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,290 Students

33 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% 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®)

#130
2012 JEFFERSON HWY
JEFFERSON, LA 70121

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

302 Students

25 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

33% 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®)

#128
75 BROAD ST
NEW YORK, NY 10004

16:1
Near National Avg

637 Students

39 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

35% 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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