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
#199
50 AVE X
BROOKLYN, NY 11223

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,625 Students

118 Teachers

25.8
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#263
3787 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,155 Students

140 Teachers

17.8
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#103
320 BEACH 104TH ST
ROCKAWAY PARK, NY 11694

23:1
Larger than National Avg

970 Students

43 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#196
9300 HOMESTEAD RD
BENZONIA, MI 49616

23:1
Larger than National Avg

514 Students

23 Teachers

26.6
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#107
15091 87TH RD
JAMAICA, NY 11432

23:1
Larger than National Avg

632 Students

28 Teachers

42.1
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#250
345 EAST 15TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,724 Students

76 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#259
904 MARQUETTE AVE
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI 49783

23:1
Larger than National Avg

865 Students

38 Teachers

18.1
Near National Avg

23% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#82
5510 NW 27TH AVE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

96 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#188
1186 CARROLL ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11225

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,033 Students

45 Teachers

28.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#169
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,761 Students

77 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#231
751 DOVE AVE
MIAMI SPRINGS, FL 33166

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,929 Students

84 Teachers

21.5
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#11
75 WEST 205TH ST
BRONX, NY 10468

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,017 Students

131 Teachers

93.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#168
18180 SW 122ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33177

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,294 Students

99 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#24
29 FT GREENE PLACE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

23:1
Larger than National Avg

5,141 Students

221 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#44
10101 SW 152ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33157

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,090 Students

133 Teachers

68.9
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#37
613 17TH AVE NORTH
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,162 Students

50 Teachers

73.0
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#144
2101 PUMP RD
RICHMOND, VA 23238

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,924 Students

82 Teachers

34.2
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#173
7177 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

23:1
Larger than National Avg

833 Students

36 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#127
2839 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11210

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,993 Students

170 Teachers

36.6
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#49
1830 SHORE BLVD
BROOKLYN, NY 11235

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,029 Students

43 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#160
1410 NE 215 ST
MIAMI, FL 33179

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,072 Students

129 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#122
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

24:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

20 Teachers

38.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#114
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,431 Students

60 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#123
5700 223RD ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,063 Students

169 Teachers

38.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#243
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121

25:1
Larger than National Avg

706 Students

28 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

10% Passed (AP®)

#235
3224 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

26:1
Larger than National Avg

3,628 Students

142 Teachers

21.2
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#185
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,494 Students

58 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#61
574 WEST 6TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80204

26:1
Larger than National Avg

643 Students

25 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#67
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,887 Students

72 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#112
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341

27:1
Larger than National Avg

140 Students

5 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#230
200 CONGRESS AVE
SAGINAW, MI 48602

29:1
Larger than National Avg

639 Students

22 Teachers

21.6
Near National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#64
1400 FULLER AVE NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505

29:1
Larger than National Avg

714 Students

24 Teachers

57.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#85
2436 WEST LINCOLN ST
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,263 Students

33 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#237
3500 R ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20007

39:1
Larger than National Avg

506 Students

13 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#132
20500 WEST 13 MILE RD
BEVERLY HILLS, MI 48025

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,290 Students

33 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#135
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214

N/A
N/A

1,122 Students

N/A Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#211
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

N/A
N/A

601 Students

N/A Teachers

24.4
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#242
5445 NORTH PALM AVE
FRESNO, CA 93704

N/A
N/A

2,610 Students

N/A Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#33
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST
CARSON, CA 90747

N/A
N/A

644 Students

N/A Teachers

77.0
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

#252
820 FOURTH AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91911

N/A
N/A

2,670 Students

N/A Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#194
144 WEST WOODWARD AVE
ESCONDIDO, CA 92025

N/A
N/A

360 Students

N/A Teachers

26.7
Above National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#81
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616

N/A
N/A

1,703 Students

N/A Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#88
1081 WEST TEMPLE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

N/A
N/A

1,043 Students

N/A Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#147
540 EAST CALIFORNIA AVE
FRESNO, CA 93706

N/A
N/A

2,246 Students

N/A Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#214
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

N/A
N/A

2,833 Students

N/A Teachers

24.1
Above National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#55
1200 NORTH CORNWELL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

N/A
N/A

1,854 Students

N/A Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#119
10535 ZELZAH AVE
GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344

N/A
N/A

4,135 Students

N/A Teachers

39.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#80
1 GRIZZLY WAY
GRANITE BAY, CA 95746

N/A
N/A

2,173 Students

N/A Teachers

51.6
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#189
555 CLAIRE AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91910

N/A
N/A

2,205 Students

N/A Teachers

28.6
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#198
1905 MAIN ST
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92648

N/A
N/A

2,690 Students

N/A Teachers

25.9
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#87
41800 BLACOW RD
FREMONT, CA 94538

N/A
N/A

2,086 Students

N/A Teachers

50.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#248
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

N/A
N/A

484 Students

N/A Teachers

19.5
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#187
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

N/A
N/A

459 Students

N/A Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#148
1601 EAST 120TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90059

N/A
N/A

1,647 Students

N/A Teachers

33.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#218
801 WEST HIGHLANDER AVE
LA HABRA, CA 90631

N/A
N/A

2,304 Students

N/A Teachers

23.0
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#133
25401 PASEO DE VALENCIA
LAGUNA HILLS, CA 92653

N/A
N/A

1,798 Students

N/A Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#159
5210 LEIGH AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95124

N/A
N/A

1,684 Students

N/A Teachers

32.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#228
10700 FORD ST
MENDOCINO, CA 95460

N/A
N/A

168 Students

N/A Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#225
2800 SNOWDEN AVE
LONG BEACH, CA 90815

N/A
N/A

4,174 Students

N/A Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#28
41717 PALM AVE
FREMONT, CA 94539

N/A
N/A

2,198 Students

N/A Teachers

80.8
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#201
25025 CHRISANTA DR
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691

N/A
N/A

2,704 Students

N/A Teachers

25.4
Above National Avg

29% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#213
1250 HAHMAN DR
SANTA ROSA, CA 95405

N/A
N/A

1,745 Students

N/A Teachers

24.1
Above National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#256
1710 CIRBY WAY
ROSEVILLE, CA 95661

N/A
N/A

1,570 Students

N/A Teachers

18.6
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#215
17071 GOTHARD ST
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92647

N/A
N/A

1,450 Students

N/A Teachers

24.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#77
15777 BOWDOIN ST
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272

N/A
N/A

2,887 Students

N/A Teachers

52.2
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#171
1377 PIEDMONT RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95132

N/A
N/A

2,189 Students

N/A Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#247
7675 MAGNOLIA AVE
RIVERSIDE, CA 92504

N/A
N/A

2,140 Students

N/A Teachers

19.7
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#197
235 EAST EIGHTH ST
LONG BEACH, CA 90813

N/A
N/A

501 Students

N/A Teachers

26.2
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#164
4540 AMERICAN RIVER DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95864

N/A
N/A

1,663 Students

N/A Teachers

32.2
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#100
1405 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

N/A
N/A

562 Students

N/A Teachers

43.9
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#170
2425 DUSK DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92139

N/A
N/A

1,417 Students

N/A Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#181
1405 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

N/A
N/A

528 Students

N/A Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#176
3570 EAST COCHRAN ST
SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063

N/A
N/A

1,242 Students

N/A Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#151
3434 SILVER CREEK RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95121

N/A
N/A

2,463 Students

N/A Teachers

33.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#56
2200 EAST DOROTHY LN
FULLERTON, CA 92831

N/A
N/A

2,565 Students

N/A Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#125
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92670

N/A
N/A

2,478 Students

N/A Teachers

37.7
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#236
14325 GOLDENWEST ST
WESTMINSTER, CA 92683

N/A
N/A

2,699 Students

N/A Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% 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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