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
#127
2839 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11210

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,993 Students

170 Teachers

36.6
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

34% 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®)

#125
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92670

N/A
N/A

2,478 Students

N/A Teachers

37.7
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#124
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

567 Students

30 Teachers

37.9
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#123
5700 223RD ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,063 Students

169 Teachers

38.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#122
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

24:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

20 Teachers

38.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

31% 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®)

#120
1551 BLUE HILLS AVE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002

14:1
Near National Avg

711 Students

50 Teachers

39.2
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

34% 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®)

#118
4409 PRESTON HWY
LOUISVILLE, KY 40213

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,728 Students

84 Teachers

39.9
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#117
260 PLEASANT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10029

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,711 Students

78 Teachers

39.9
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#116
8855 SW 50TH TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33165

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,959 Students

140 Teachers

40.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#115
2409 SHADY AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15217

13:1
Near National Avg

1,379 Students

108 Teachers

40.5
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#114
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,431 Students

60 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#113
4701 DICKSON ST
HOUSTON, TX 77007

15:1
Near National Avg

570 Students

39 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#112
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341

27:1
Larger than National Avg

140 Students

5 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#111
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

591 Students

107 Teachers

41.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#110
10525 HORACE HARDING EXPW
CORONA, NY 11368

19:1
Larger than National Avg

785 Students

42 Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#109
6311 SOUTH LOIS AVE
TAMPA, FL 33616

17:1
Near National Avg

1,408 Students

84 Teachers

41.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

35% 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®)

#107
15091 87TH RD
JAMAICA, NY 11432

23:1
Larger than National Avg

632 Students

28 Teachers

42.1
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#106
1324 LNY WALKER BLVD
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

15:1
Near National Avg

628 Students

41 Teachers

42.7
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#105
6500 NOVA DR
DAVIE, FL 33317

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

588 Students

82 Teachers

42.8
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#104
2701 RIDGEWOOD AVE
SANFORD, FL 32773

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,221 Students

171 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#103
320 BEACH 104TH ST
ROCKAWAY PARK, NY 11694

23:1
Larger than National Avg

970 Students

43 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

37% 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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