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
#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®)

#26
1699 SPRING GARDEN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,181 Students

64 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#165
20325 GATOR LN
LAND O LAKES, FL 34639

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,611 Students

87 Teachers

32.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#241
2501 5TH AVE NORTH
ST PETERSBURG, FL 33713

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,207 Students

119 Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#91
55 EAST 25TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

19:1
Larger than National Avg

438 Students

24 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#97
3020 THOMSON AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

425 Students

23 Teachers

45.4
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#166
1 VARDRY ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29601

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,436 Students

77 Teachers

32.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#90
2801 41ST AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

684 Students

37 Teachers

48.3
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#245
5720 MARSHALL AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605

19:1
Larger than National Avg

432 Students

23 Teachers

19.8
Near National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

5% Passed (AP®)

#157
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029

19:1
Larger than National Avg

450 Students

24 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#229
1601 VIKING DR
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,126 Students

60 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#54
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,401 Students

75 Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#96
549 AUDUBON AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10040

19:1
Larger than National Avg

667 Students

35 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#110
10525 HORACE HARDING EXPW
CORONA, NY 11368

19:1
Larger than National Avg

785 Students

42 Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#104
2701 RIDGEWOOD AVE
SANFORD, FL 32773

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,221 Students

171 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#74
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,059 Students

56 Teachers

53.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% 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®)

#40
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

115 Teachers

70.0
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#275
301 NORTH HOOPER ST
CARO, MI 48723

19:1
Larger than National Avg

591 Students

31 Teachers

16.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#72
5035 SIDEBURN RD
FAIRFAX, VA 22032

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,938 Students

208 Teachers

55.1
Above National Avg

61% Tested (IB)

53% Passed (IB)

#101
1806 AVE I
FORT PIERCE, FL 34950

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,763 Students

92 Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

44% Tested (IB)

43% Passed (IB)

#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®)

#124
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

567 Students

30 Teachers

37.9
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#121
2581 7TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10039

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,545 Students

80 Teachers

38.7
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#172
317 EAST 67TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021

19:1
Larger than National Avg

503 Students

26 Teachers

31.5
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

25% 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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