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
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®)

#112
6500 NOVA DR
DAVIE, FL 33317

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

593 Students

88 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

35% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#116
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628

17:1
Near National Avg

778 Students

47 Teachers

41.1
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#117
4405 BREWBAKER DR
MONTGOMERY, AL 36116

16:1
Near National Avg

589 Students

36 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

29% 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®)

#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®)

#120
75 BROAD ST
NEW YORK, NY 10004

16:1
Near National Avg

626 Students

39 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

39% 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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