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
#111
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

591 Students

107 Teachers

41.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#105
6500 NOVA DR
DAVIE, FL 33317

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

588 Students

82 Teachers

42.8
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#272
715 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

44 Teachers

16.7
Near National Avg

17% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#3
95 HIGH ST
LIMESTONE, ME 04750

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

103 Students

11 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#68
2130 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20037

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

456 Students

39 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#234
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

624 Students

52 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#130
2012 JEFFERSON HWY
JEFFERSON, LA 70121

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

302 Students

25 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#174
140 LEGION AVE
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

669 Students

55 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#13
350 GRAND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

339 Students

28 Teachers

93.1
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#65
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031

13:1
Near National Avg

407 Students

32 Teachers

56.8
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

50% 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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