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
#157
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029

19:1
Larger than National Avg

450 Students

24 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#156
4601 NORTH MACARTHUR BLVD
IRVING, TX 75038

14:1
Near National Avg

1,645 Students

114 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#155
4405 BREWBAKER DR
MONTGOMERY, AL 36116

17:1
Larger than National Avg

603 Students

35 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#154
227243 WEST 61ST ST
NEW YORK, NY 10022

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,159 Students

53 Teachers

33.0
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#153
1800 SW 5TH PLACE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,723 Students

96 Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#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®)

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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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