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
#227
230 SOUTH RIDGE ST
DANVILLE, VA 24541

13:1
Near National Avg

254 Students

20 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#226
910 SW 15TH ST
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL 33441

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,395 Students

127 Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#225
2800 SNOWDEN AVE
LONG BEACH, CA 90815

N/A
N/A

4,174 Students

N/A Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#224
1501 NORTH BEECH DALY RD
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

59 Teachers

22.4
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#223
475 GRAND CONCOURSE
BRONX, NY 10451

18:1
Larger than National Avg

601 Students

34 Teachers

22.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#222
15091 87TH RD
JAMAICA, NY 11432

18:1
Larger than National Avg

482 Students

27 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#221
283 ADAMS ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11201

15:1
Near National Avg

458 Students

30 Teachers

22.6
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#220
1901 NORTH FEDERAL HWY
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33020

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,079 Students

102 Teachers

22.7
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#219
549 AUDUBON AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10040

18:1
Larger than National Avg

644 Students

35 Teachers

22.8
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#218
801 WEST HIGHLANDER AVE
LA HABRA, CA 90631

N/A
N/A

2,304 Students

N/A Teachers

23.0
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

20% 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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