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®)

#217
1101 NORTH 4TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

17:1
Larger than National Avg

546 Students

32 Teachers

23.3
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#216
3465 192ND ST
FLUSHING, NY 11358

15:1
Near National Avg

568 Students

37 Teachers

23.6
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#215
17071 GOTHARD ST
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92647

N/A
N/A

1,450 Students

N/A Teachers

24.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#214
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

N/A
N/A

2,833 Students

N/A Teachers

24.1
Above National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#213
1250 HAHMAN DR
SANTA ROSA, CA 95405

N/A
N/A

1,745 Students

N/A Teachers

24.1
Above National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#212
5039 NORTH KIMBALL AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,660 Students

92 Teachers

24.2
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#211
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

N/A
N/A

601 Students

N/A Teachers

24.4
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#210
5355 SCHOOL RD
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 34652

17:1
Near National Avg

1,352 Students

80 Teachers

24.8
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#209
8865 SW 16TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33165

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,156 Students

145 Teachers

24.9
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#208
100 TRINITY PLACE
NEW YORK, NY 10006

19:1
Larger than National Avg

812 Students

42 Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#207
1595 BATHGATE AVE
BRONX, NY 10457

17:1
Larger than National Avg

358 Students

21 Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

30% Tested (IB)

23% Passed (IB)

#206
7611 MARBACH RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78227

16:1
Near National Avg

2,904 Students

187 Teachers

25.0
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#205
3601 SW 147TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33185

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,361 Students

171 Teachers

25.1
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#204
5780 NW 158TH ST
MIAMI LAKES, FL 33014

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,586 Students

74 Teachers

25.2
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#203
300 EXPLORER BLVD
HUNTSVILLE, AL 35806

17:1
Near National Avg

304 Students

18 Teachers

25.3
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

22% 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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