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
#277
1595 BATHGATE AVE
BRONX, NY 10457

13:1
Near National Avg

590 Students

44 Teachers

15.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#276
8200 WEST TROPICAL PARKWAY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89149

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,881 Students

86 Teachers

15.6
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#275
301 NORTH HOOPER ST
CARO, MI 48723

19:1
Larger than National Avg

591 Students

31 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

12% 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®)

#273
275 ASYLUM ST
HARTFORD, CT 06103

14:1
Near National Avg

672 Students

48 Teachers

16.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#272
715 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

44 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#271
3000 EAST TREMONT AVE
BRONX, NY 10461

18:1
Larger than National Avg

460 Students

26 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#270
10351 SE MARICAMP RD
OCALA, FL 34472

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,628 Students

84 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

14% 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®)

#268
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

15:1
Near National Avg

397 Students

26 Teachers

16.9
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

12% 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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