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
#235
8100 WISE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21222

16:1
Near National Avg

1,442 Students

93 Teachers

22.6
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#234
167 01 GOTHIC DR
JAMAICA, NY 11432

16:1
Near National Avg

522 Students

34 Teachers

22.7
Near National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#261
158 40 76TH RD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

16:1
Near National Avg

588 Students

37 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#79
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

16:1
Near National Avg

488 Students

30 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#183
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905

16:1
Near National Avg

596 Students

38 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#155
2600 HWY 81 NORTH
ANDERSON, SC 29621

16:1
Near National Avg

1,719 Students

107 Teachers

35.6
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#27
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130

16:1
Near National Avg

368 Students

23 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#252
5720 MARSHALL AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605

17:1
Near National Avg

456 Students

27 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#14
325 BUSHWICK AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11206

17:1
Near National Avg

468 Students

27 Teachers

93.9
Above National Avg

97% Tested (IB)

93% Passed (IB)

#29
615 12TH ST
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

17:1
Near National Avg

760 Students

46 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

76% Passed (AP®)

#67
1100 MACE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21221

17:1
Near National Avg

1,256 Students

72 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#40
411 EAST 76TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021

17:1
Near National Avg

506 Students

30 Teachers

76.7
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#225
1619 BOSTON RD
BRONX, NY 10460

17:1
Near National Avg

363 Students

22 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#116
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628

17:1
Near National Avg

778 Students

47 Teachers

41.1
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#179
350 67TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11220

17:1
Near National Avg

1,279 Students

76 Teachers

32.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#38
606 SOUTH STATE ST
CHICAGO, IL 60605

17:1
Near National Avg

871 Students

52 Teachers

77.2
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#218
3810 WEST EDUCATIONAL PATH
LECANTO, FL 34461

17:1
Near National Avg

1,808 Students

107 Teachers

26.2
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#186
145 STANTON ST 4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10002

17:1
Near National Avg

560 Students

33 Teachers

31.3
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#205
43 WEST 22ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

17:1
Near National Avg

429 Students

26 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#139
1200 PENNSYLVANIA AVE
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21742

17:1
Near National Avg

1,265 Students

75 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#15
5501 NORTH KEDZIE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

17:1
Near National Avg

1,053 Students

62 Teachers

93.3
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

93% Passed (AP®)

#238
201 PALISADE AVE
YONKERS, NY 10701

17:1
Near National Avg

527 Students

32 Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#85
6311 SOUTH LOIS AVE
TAMPA, FL 33616

17:1
Near National Avg

1,512 Students

88 Teachers

48.2
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#267
11185 WEST 2ND ST
RUDYARD, MI 49780

17:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

26 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#1
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

17:1
Near National Avg

240 Students

14 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% 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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