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
#2
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

17:1
Near National Avg

388 Students

23 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#118
17 GRETNA BLVD
GRETNA, LA 70053

17:1
Near National Avg

417 Students

24 Teachers

40.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#68
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286

17:1
Near National Avg

1,415 Students

82 Teachers

58.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#20
1034 NORTH WELLS ST
CHICAGO, IL 60610

17:1
Near National Avg

883 Students

53 Teachers

87.8
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

87% Passed (AP®)

#251
115 NORTH AVE 53
HIGHLAND PARK, CA 90042

18:1
Larger than National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#19
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,296 Students

72 Teachers

89.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

85% Passed (AP®)

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

18:1
Larger than National Avg

432 Students

24 Teachers

47.1
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#102
1501 NW 15TH CT
BOCA RATON, FL 33486

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,983 Students

165 Teachers

44.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#9
10401 SCOTT ST
HOUSTON, TX 77051

18:1
Larger than National Avg

523 Students

29 Teachers

97.3
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

96% Passed (AP®)

#137
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

18:1
Larger than National Avg

524 Students

29 Teachers

37.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#176
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,739 Students

95 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#97
2436 WEST LINCOLN ST
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009

18:1
Near National Avg

1,327 Students

76 Teachers

45.1
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#209
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

355 Students

20 Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#206
6000 WEST MOORE LAKE DR
FRIDLEY, MN 55432

18:1
Near National Avg

883 Students

50 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (IB)

26% Passed (IB)

#187
5355 SCHOOL RD
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 34652

18:1
Near National Avg

1,299 Students

74 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#57
4646 HAMILTON WOLFE
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229

18:1
Larger than National Avg

827 Students

45 Teachers

65.2
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#147
2100 FONTAINE RD
LEXINGTON, KY 40502

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,212 Students

123 Teachers

36.2
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#65
2501 WEST ADDISON ST
CHICAGO, IL 60618

18:1
Larger than National Avg

4,330 Students

235 Teachers

59.1
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#185
2111 WOODLAND
KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

18:1
Larger than National Avg

947 Students

52 Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#77
51 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901

18:1
Near National Avg

2,793 Students

158 Teachers

51.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#229
1595 BATHGATE AVE
BRONX, NY 10457

18:1
Larger than National Avg

348 Students

19 Teachers

23.6
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

20% Passed (IB)

#24
94 50 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11451

18:1
Near National Avg

418 Students

24 Teachers

86.3
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#55
250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,100 Students

117 Teachers

67.4
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#136
2552 NORTH MAPLE RD
ANN ARBOR, MI 48103

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,522 Students

85 Teachers

37.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#241
4900 SOCASTEE BLVD
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29588

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

85 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#131
6410 ORIENT RD
TAMPA, FL 33610

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,988 Students

108 Teachers

38.5
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#46
4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX 77006

18:1
Near National Avg

687 Students

39 Teachers

71.3
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#211
5039 NORTH KIMBALL AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,631 Students

90 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#158
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029

18:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#114
30 20 THOMSON AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

420 Students

22 Teachers

41.9
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#78
1474 GATES AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11237

19:1
Larger than National Avg

263 Students

14 Teachers

50.7
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#89
5100 MAPLE
BELLAIRE, TX 77401

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,476 Students

184 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#61
1701 NORTH DAVIS ST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,122 Students

58 Teachers

61.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#66
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,744 Students

92 Teachers

59.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#263
5800 20TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11204

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,171 Students

166 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#253
1400 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

19:1
Larger than National Avg

993 Students

53 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#189
901 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

683 Students

36 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#233
600 KINGSTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11203

19:1
Larger than National Avg

417 Students

23 Teachers

22.9
Near National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#196
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

19:1
Larger than National Avg

457 Students

25 Teachers

29.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#123
20325 GATOR LN
LAND O LAKES, FL 34639

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,630 Students

86 Teachers

40.3
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#104
1806 AVE I
FORT PIERCE, FL 34950

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,809 Students

93 Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (IB)

43% Passed (IB)

#86
865 SOUTH RONALD REAGAN BLVD
LONGWOOD, FL 32750

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,261 Students

122 Teachers

48.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#204
405 CHESTNUT ST
DARLINGTON, SC 29532

19:1
Larger than National Avg

356 Students

19 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#255
1301 EASTLAWN DR
MIDLAND, MI 48642

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,514 Students

79 Teachers

20.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (IB)

20% Passed (IB)

#51
111 COLUMBIA ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,609 Students

85 Teachers

69.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#75
333 WEST 17TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10011

19:1
Larger than National Avg

579 Students

31 Teachers

52.3
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#28
1717 AVE SOUTH
RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,510 Students

82 Teachers

82.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#119
28 01 41ST AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

20:1
Larger than National Avg

704 Students

35 Teachers

40.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#254
240 EAST 172ND ST
BRONX, NY 10457

20:1
Larger than National Avg

455 Students

23 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#192
2300 SANTA BARBARA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33991

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,519 Students

75 Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#181
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

20:1
Larger than National Avg

543 Students

27 Teachers

31.9
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#59
100 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,604 Students

127 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#201
2581 7TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10039

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,549 Students

78 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#195
1 VARDRY ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29601

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,407 Students

72 Teachers

29.9
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#173
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,384 Students

68 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#224
100 TRINITY PLACE
NEW YORK, NY 10006

20:1
Larger than National Avg

806 Students

40 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#71
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

20:1
Larger than National Avg

472 Students

24 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#22
1699 SPRING GARDEN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,168 Students

58 Teachers

87.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#199
5000 ORANGE GROVE BLVD
NORTH FORT MYERS, FL 33903

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,628 Students

82 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#88
1900 OMAHA ST
PALM HARBOR, FL 34683

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,515 Students

124 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#36
3239 NORMAN EAST THAGARD BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32254

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,479 Students

74 Teachers

79.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

#216
1500 HILL ST
PETOSKEY, MI 49770

20:1
Larger than National Avg

989 Students

49 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#35
17501 WILLARD RD
POOLESVILLE, MD 20837

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,194 Students

61 Teachers

80.3
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

#146
1 RAM WAY
SARASOTA, FL 34231

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,640 Students

129 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#208
75 40 PARSONS BLVD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

20:1
Larger than National Avg

721 Students

36 Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#103
2701 RIDGEWOOD AVE
SANFORD, FL 32773

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,395 Students

170 Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#161
6856 SW 53RD ST
MIAMI, FL 33155

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,248 Students

111 Teachers

34.9
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#3
1149 WEST 13TH ST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,595 Students

81 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#184
514 SOUTH PERKINS
MEMPHIS, TN 38117

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,263 Students

113 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#43
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,164 Students

110 Teachers

73.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

69% Passed (AP®)

#42
150 ROCKLAND AVE
YONKERS, NY 10705

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

60 Teachers

75.2
Above National Avg

81% Tested (IB)

73% Passed (IB)

#83
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,086 Students

52 Teachers

48.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#212
1501 NORTH BEECH DALY RD
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,215 Students

58 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#53
120 WEST LEE ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40208

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,890 Students

92 Teachers

68.3
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#106
7601 HANOVER PARKWAY
GREENBELT, MD 20770

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,551 Students

119 Teachers

42.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#167
67 01 110TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY 11375

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,836 Students

181 Teachers

33.8
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#148
1600 NE 4TH AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,815 Students

86 Teachers

36.2
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#96
2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL 33901

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,837 Students

88 Teachers

45.7
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#228
3601 SW 147TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33185

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,223 Students

153 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#100
105 25 HORACE HARDING EXPW
CORONA, NY 11368

21:1
Larger than National Avg

845 Students

39 Teachers

44.5
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#23
700 BROADWAY
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

21:1
Larger than National Avg

917 Students

44 Teachers

86.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#260
3500 AGUALINDA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33914

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,740 Students

84 Teachers

19.6
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#149
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

21:1
Larger than National Avg

423 Students

20 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#121
4409 PRESTON HWY
LOUISVILLE, KY 40213

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,683 Students

81 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#157
260 PLEASANT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10029

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,645 Students

78 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#105
456 SOUTH MATHEWS ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

21:1
Larger than National Avg

376 Students

18 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#113
2101 PUMP RD
RICHMOND, VA 23238

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,831 Students

89 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#18
485 CLAWSON ST
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,104 Students

53 Teachers

89.9
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

88% Passed (AP®)

#132
1800 SW 5TH PLACE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,756 Students

82 Teachers

38.2
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#17
149 11 MELBOURNE AVE
FLUSHING, NY 11367

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,140 Students

54 Teachers

91.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

88% Passed (AP®)

#163
227 243 WEST 61ST ST
NEW YORK, NY 10022

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,162 Students

52 Teachers

34.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#25
29 FT GREENE PLACE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

22:1
Larger than National Avg

5,323 Students

244 Teachers

85.8
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

81% Passed (AP®)

#125
450 BIRD RD
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,285 Students

148 Teachers

40.2
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#258
6705 VEGAS VALLEY DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89142

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,813 Students

82 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#54
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341

22:1
Larger than National Avg

163 Students

8 Teachers

67.5
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#245
3787 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,063 Students

141 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#171
15900 SW 56TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33185

22:1
Larger than National Avg

4,245 Students

191 Teachers

33.2
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#62
1830 SHORE BLVD
BROOKLYN, NY 11235

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,021 Students

46 Teachers

61.5
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

58% Passed (AP®)

#247
850 SECOND ST
BRENTWOOD, CA 94513

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,131 Students

96 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#168
8865 SW 16TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33165

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,911 Students

135 Teachers

33.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

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