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
#261
158 40 76TH RD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

16:1
Near National Avg

588 Students

37 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#262
6501 CHESAPEAKE BLVD
NORFOLK, VA 23513

15:1
Near National Avg

1,840 Students

121 Teachers

19.3
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

16% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#266
131 AVE OF THE AMERICAS
NEW YORK, NY 10013

15:1
Near National Avg

465 Students

31 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#267
11185 WEST 2ND ST
RUDYARD, MI 49780

17:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

26 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#268
1215 NORTH CAMERON AVE
WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27101

13:1
Near National Avg

432 Students

33 Teachers

18.6
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#269
3857 WEST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60655

13:1
Near National Avg

577 Students

43 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

13% 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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