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
#71
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

20:1
Larger than National Avg

472 Students

24 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

42% 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®)

#73
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

15:1
Near National Avg

527 Students

36 Teachers

54.4
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

40% 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®)

#75
333 WEST 17TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10011

19:1
Larger than National Avg

579 Students

31 Teachers

52.3
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#76
1700 MACOMBS RD
BRONX, NY 10453

14:1
Near National Avg

336 Students

24 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#77
51 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901

18:1
Near National Avg

2,793 Students

158 Teachers

51.9
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#78
1474 GATES AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11237

19:1
Larger than National Avg

263 Students

14 Teachers

50.7
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#79
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST
DALLAS, TX 75203

16:1
Near National Avg

488 Students

30 Teachers

50.0
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

36% 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®)

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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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