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
#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)

#102
339 MORRIS AVE
BRONX, NY 10451

14:1
Near National Avg

572 Students

40 Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

38% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#106
1324 LNY WALKER BLVD
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

15:1
Near National Avg

628 Students

41 Teachers

42.7
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

27% 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®)

#108
2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL 33901

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,853 Students

86 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#109
6311 SOUTH LOIS AVE
TAMPA, FL 33616

17:1
Near National Avg

1,408 Students

84 Teachers

41.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

35% 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®)

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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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