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
#179
2111 WOODLAND
KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

17:1
Larger than National Avg

963 Students

55 Teachers

30.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#63
51 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,827 Students

161 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#73
501 WEST 165TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10032

18:1
Larger than National Avg

477 Students

27 Teachers

54.1
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#131
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

423 Students

24 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#50
111 COLUMBIA ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,583 Students

90 Teachers

63.9
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

57% 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®)

#195
1898 KENNESAW DUE WEST RD NW
KENNESAW, GA 30152

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,022 Students

114 Teachers

26.6
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#57
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

18:1
Larger than National Avg

461 Students

26 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#200
2201 SPRING FOREST RD
RALEIGH, NC 27615

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,443 Students

138 Teachers

25.4
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#162
2200 WEST 13TH ST
SANFORD, FL 32771

18:1
Larger than National Avg

599 Students

34 Teachers

32.4
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#244
23RD AND RITNER STS
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19145

18:1
Larger than National Avg

495 Students

28 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#271
3000 EAST TREMONT AVE
BRONX, NY 10461

18:1
Larger than National Avg

460 Students

26 Teachers

16.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#36
250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,044 Students

114 Teachers

74.6
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

72% 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®)

#23
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,311 Students

73 Teachers

83.1
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

81% Passed (AP®)

#175
145 STANTON ST4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10002

18:1
Larger than National Avg

573 Students

32 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#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®)

#262
6200 ASHWOOD ST
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507

18:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

26 Teachers

17.9
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#178
4911 136TH AVE
HAMILTON, MI 49419

18:1
Larger than National Avg

800 Students

44 Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#240
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

359 Students

20 Teachers

20.4
Near National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#31
600 WEST 28TH ST
RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,445 Students

80 Teachers

78.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#51
120 WEST LEE ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40208

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,885 Students

103 Teachers

63.6
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#84
2501 WEST ADDISON ST
CHICAGO, IL 60618

18:1
Larger than National Avg

4,170 Students

227 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

48% 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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