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
#153
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

5:1
Smaller than National Avg

586 Students

107 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#112
6500 NOVA DR
DAVIE, FL 33317

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

593 Students

88 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#257
1140 DR M LUTHER KING JR ST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

355 Students

35 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#190
25 HOUSEL AVE
LYNDONVILLE, NY 14098

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

326 Students

31 Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#200
3001 NW 2 AVE
MIAMI, FL 33127

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

142 Students

13 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#32
1718 R B CULLUM BLVD
DALLAS, TX 75210

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

193 Students

17 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#124
10700 FORD ST
MENDOCINO, CA 95460

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

168 Students

14 Teachers

40.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#223
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

655 Students

55 Teachers

25.0
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#210
140 LEGION AVE
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

703 Students

57 Teachers

27.0
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#240
500 EAST FORDHAM RD
BRONX, NY 10458

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

26 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

18% Passed (IB)

#95
511 WEST 182ND ST
MANHATTAN, NY 10033

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

602 Students

48 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#250
251 COTTY JONES
JOHNSON CITY, TN 37604

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

2,177 Students

173 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#198
600 ST ANN SOUTH AVE
BRONX, NY 10455

13:1
Near National Avg

379 Students

29 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#52
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031

13:1
Near National Avg

406 Students

31 Teachers

68.4
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#268
1215 NORTH CAMERON AVE
WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27101

13:1
Near National Avg

432 Students

33 Teachers

18.6
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#140
1551 BLUE HILLS AVE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002

13:1
Near National Avg

719 Students

55 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#244
36 41 28TH ST
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

13:1
Near National Avg

420 Students

32 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#16
350 GRAND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

13:1
Near National Avg

352 Students

27 Teachers

91.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

89% Passed (AP®)

#44
4015 MCPHERSON AVE
ST LOUIS, MO 63108

13:1
Near National Avg

324 Students

24 Teachers

72.8
Above National Avg

83% Tested (IB)

70% Passed (IB)

#269
3857 WEST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60655

13:1
Near National Avg

577 Students

43 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#31
186 EAST NORTH ST
BUFFALO, NY 14204

13:1
Near National Avg

881 Students

65 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#33
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

14:1
Near National Avg

321 Students

24 Teachers

81.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#144
99 TERRACE VIEW AVE
BRONX, NY 10463

14:1
Near National Avg

455 Students

33 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#58
500 WASHINGTON AVE
SAVANNAH, GA 31405

14:1
Near National Avg

764 Students

55 Teachers

64.6
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#76
1700 MACOMBS RD
BRONX, NY 10453

14:1
Near National Avg

336 Students

24 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

51% 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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