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
#175
5780 NW 158TH ST
MIAMI LAKES, FL 33014

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,487 Students

67 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#191
8200 WEST TROPICAL PARKWAY
LAS VEGAS, NV 89149

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,953 Students

87 Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#226
540 NORTH 13TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

22:1
Larger than National Avg

376 Students

17 Teachers

24.0
Near National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#26
345 CHAMBERS ST
NEW YORK, NY 10282

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,297 Students

153 Teachers

83.0
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

83% Passed (AP®)

#135
4650 BENEVA RD
SARASOTA, FL 34233

22:1
Larger than National Avg

549 Students

25 Teachers

37.5
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#13
75 WEST 205TH ST
BRONX, NY 10468

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,013 Students

134 Teachers

94.1
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

93% Passed (AP®)

#154
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

23:1
Larger than National Avg

642 Students

28 Teachers

35.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#165
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

23:1
Larger than National Avg

486 Students

21 Teachers

34.3
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#221
32 24 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,320 Students

147 Teachers

25.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#130
57 00 223RD ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,912 Students

168 Teachers

38.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#249
9300 HOMESTEAD RD
BENZONIA, MI 49616

23:1
Larger than National Avg

499 Students

22 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#115
1700 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,360 Students

102 Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#81
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,718 Students

74 Teachers

49.5
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#60
574 WEST 6TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80204

23:1
Larger than National Avg

695 Students

30 Teachers

63.1
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#129
1410 NE 215 ST
MIAMI, FL 33179

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,794 Students

120 Teachers

39.6
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#127
15255 SW 96 ST
MIAMI, FL 33196

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,024 Students

133 Teachers

40.0
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#133
58 20 UTOPIA PKY
FRESH MEADOWS, NY 11365

23:1
Larger than National Avg

4,154 Students

184 Teachers

38.0
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#30
613 17TH AVE NORTH
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,175 Students

52 Teachers

81.6
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#145
2839 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11210

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,854 Students

168 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#156
625 ARTHUR ST
NOVATO, CA 94947

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,401 Students

62 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#256
1710 CIRBY WAY
ROSEVILLE, CA 95661

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,608 Students

69 Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#169
2425 DUSK DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92139

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,368 Students

59 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#193
1235 MENDOCINO AVE
SANTA ROSA, CA 95401

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,986 Students

87 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#111
320 BEACH 104TH ST
ROCKAWAY PARK, NY 11694

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,062 Students

46 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#109
8855 SW 50TH TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33165

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,024 Students

132 Teachers

42.2
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#214
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,279 Students

54 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#150
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,130 Students

48 Teachers

36.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#243
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

24:1
Larger than National Avg

622 Students

26 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#264
1101 NORTH 4TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

24:1
Larger than National Avg

552 Students

23 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#47
10101 SW 152ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33157

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,166 Students

133 Teachers

71.3
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#80
10535 ZELZAH AVE
GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,201 Students

173 Teachers

49.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#74
41800 BLACOW RD
FREMONT, CA 94538

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,086 Students

88 Teachers

54.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#99
3325 WESTHEIMER RD
HOUSTON, TX 77098

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,371 Students

139 Teachers

45.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (IB)

42% Passed (IB)

#162
315 SOUTH 7TH ST
LAS VEGAS, NV 89101

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,696 Students

71 Teachers

34.8
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#134
1186 CARROLL ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11225

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,101 Students

46 Teachers

37.9
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#246
751 DOVE AVE
MIAMI SPRINGS, FL 33166

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,916 Students

81 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#64
600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,258 Students

54 Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#126
160 20 GOETHALS AVE
JAMAICA, NY 11432

24:1
Larger than National Avg

783 Students

33 Teachers

40.1
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#178
4540 AMERICAN RIVER DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95864

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,603 Students

66 Teachers

32.5
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#180
18180 SW 122ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33177

24:1
Larger than National Avg

2,281 Students

97 Teachers

32.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#37
1405 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

24:1
Larger than National Avg

642 Students

26 Teachers

79.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (IB)

78% Passed (IB)

#110
7266 ALAMEDA AVE
GOLETA, CA 93117

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,274 Students

92 Teachers

42.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#84
1081 WEST TEMPLE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,052 Students

42 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#82
1 GRIZZLY WAY
GRANITE BAY, CA 95746

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,164 Students

88 Teachers

49.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#143
2000 NORTH SANTA FE AVE
VISTA, CA 92083

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,171 Students

48 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

39% Tested (IB)

36% Passed (IB)

#232
345 EAST 15TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,763 Students

72 Teachers

23.1
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#166
1601 EAST 120TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90059

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,633 Students

66 Teachers

34.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#265
200 CONGRESS AVE
SAGINAW, MI 48602

25:1
Larger than National Avg

709 Students

28 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#151
3570 EAST COCHRAN ST
SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,251 Students

50 Teachers

36.0
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#170
3434 SILVER CREEK RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95121

25:1
Larger than National Avg

2,368 Students

93 Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#174
4000 WEST 18TH ST
HIALEAH, FL 33012

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,949 Students

79 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#227
4291 PENNWOOD AVE
LAS VEGAS, NV 89102

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,885 Students

113 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#63
1200 NORTH CORNWELL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,861 Students

71 Teachers

60.2
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#98
15777 BOWDOIN ST
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,899 Students

112 Teachers

45.1
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#164
1377 PIEDMONT RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95132

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,208 Students

85 Teachers

34.5
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#142
235 EAST EIGHTH ST
LONG BEACH, CA 90813

26:1
Larger than National Avg

487 Students

19 Teachers

36.5
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#138
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92870

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,556 Students

97 Teachers

37.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#215
555 CLAIRE AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91910

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,106 Students

77 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#188
25401 PASEO DE VALENCIA
LAGUNA HILLS, CA 92653

27:1
Larger than National Avg

1,755 Students

65 Teachers

30.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#70
2200 EAST DOROTHY LN
FULLERTON, CA 92831

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,654 Students

98 Teachers

55.9
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#72
1400 FULLER AVE NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505

28:1
Larger than National Avg

689 Students

25 Teachers

55.5
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#236
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,766 Students

98 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#217
1905 MAIN ST
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92648

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,811 Students

99 Teachers

26.3
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#197
801 WEST HIGHLANDER AVE
LA HABRA, CA 90631

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,256 Students

79 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#194
25025 CHRISANTA DR
MISSION VIEJO, CA 92691

29:1
Larger than National Avg

2,551 Students

90 Teachers

30.0
Above National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#41
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST BLDG.
CARSON, CA 90747

30:1
Larger than National Avg

659 Students

22 Teachers

75.7
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

70% Passed (AP®)

#239
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121

30:1
Larger than National Avg

723 Students

24 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#177
71 77 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

31:1
Larger than National Avg

893 Students

29 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#4
95 HIGH ST
LIMESTONE, ME 04750

N/A
N/A

108 Students

N/A Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% 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 3
Silver 9
Bronze 15
Non-medaled 73

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