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
1324 LNY WALKER BLVD
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

15:1
Near National Avg

577 Students

38 Teachers

44.2
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#102
1501 NW 15TH CT
BOCA RATON, FL 33486

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,983 Students

165 Teachers

44.1
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#103
2701 RIDGEWOOD AVE
SANFORD, FL 32773

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,395 Students

170 Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#104
1806 AVE I
FORT PIERCE, FL 34950

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,809 Students

93 Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (IB)

43% Passed (IB)

#105
456 SOUTH MATHEWS ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

21:1
Larger than National Avg

376 Students

18 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

83% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#106
7601 HANOVER PARKWAY
GREENBELT, MD 20770

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,551 Students

119 Teachers

42.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

39% Passed (AP®)

#107
322 SHIRLEY AVE
NORFOLK, VA 23517

14:1
Near National Avg

1,685 Students

118 Teachers

42.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#108
301 WEST HILLS RD
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY 11746

15:1
Near National Avg

1,781 Students

119 Teachers

42.3
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

40% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#121
4409 PRESTON HWY
LOUISVILLE, KY 40213

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,683 Students

81 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#122
512 WEST 182ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10033

14:1
Near National Avg

520 Students

36 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#123
20325 GATOR LN
LAND O LAKES, FL 34639

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,630 Students

86 Teachers

40.3
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#124
10700 FORD ST
MENDOCINO, CA 95460

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

168 Students

14 Teachers

40.3
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#125
450 BIRD RD
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,285 Students

148 Teachers

40.2
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

36% 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®)

#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®)

#128
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

16:1
Near National Avg

444 Students

27 Teachers

39.8
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

36% 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®)

#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®)

#131
6410 ORIENT RD
TAMPA, FL 33610

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,988 Students

108 Teachers

38.5
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#132
1800 SW 5TH PLACE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,756 Students

82 Teachers

38.2
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

26% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#136
2552 NORTH MAPLE RD
ANN ARBOR, MI 48103

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,522 Students

85 Teachers

37.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#137
2780 RESERVOIR AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

18:1
Larger than National Avg

524 Students

29 Teachers

37.2
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

22% 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®)

#139
1200 PENNSYLVANIA AVE
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21742

17:1
Near National Avg

1,265 Students

75 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#140
1551 BLUE HILLS AVE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002

13:1
Near National Avg

719 Students

55 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#141
401 REED LN
LEXINGTON, KY 40503

16:1
Near National Avg

1,935 Students

118 Teachers

36.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

34% 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®)

#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)

#144
99 TERRACE VIEW AVE
BRONX, NY 10463

14:1
Near National Avg

455 Students

33 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

26% 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®)

#146
1 RAM WAY
SARASOTA, FL 34231

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,640 Students

129 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#147
2100 FONTAINE RD
LEXINGTON, KY 40502

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,212 Students

123 Teachers

36.2
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#148
1600 NE 4TH AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,815 Students

86 Teachers

36.2
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#149
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

21:1
Larger than National Avg

423 Students

20 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#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®)

#152
2200 WEST 13TH ST
SANFORD, FL 32771

16:1
Near National Avg

586 Students

36 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#153
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

5:1
Smaller than National Avg

586 Students

107 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#155
2600 HWY 81 NORTH
ANDERSON, SC 29621

16:1
Near National Avg

1,719 Students

107 Teachers

35.6
Above National Avg

41% 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®)

#157
260 PLEASANT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10029

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,645 Students

78 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#158
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029

18:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

35.4
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#159
300 EXPLORER BLVD
HUNTSVILLE, AL 35806

16:1
Near National Avg

310 Students

20 Teachers

35.1
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#160
2100 SOUTH VICTORY DR
HOUSTON, TX 77088

16:1
Near National Avg

901 Students

56 Teachers

35.1
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#161
6856 SW 53RD ST
MIAMI, FL 33155

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,248 Students

111 Teachers

34.9
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#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®)

#163
227 243 WEST 61ST ST
NEW YORK, NY 10022

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,162 Students

52 Teachers

34.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

32% 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®)

#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®)

#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®)

#167
67 01 110TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY 11375

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,836 Students

181 Teachers

33.8
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#168
8865 SW 16TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33165

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,911 Students

135 Teachers

33.8
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#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®)

#171
15900 SW 56TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33185

22:1
Larger than National Avg

4,245 Students

191 Teachers

33.2
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#172
1119 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

16:1
Near National Avg

367 Students

23 Teachers

33.1
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#173
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,384 Students

68 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% 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®)

#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®)

#176
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,739 Students

95 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

31% 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®)

#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®)

#179
350 67TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11220

17:1
Near National Avg

1,279 Students

76 Teachers

32.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

24% 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®)

#181
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

20:1
Larger than National Avg

543 Students

27 Teachers

31.9
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#182
1307 EAST CENTRAL DR
MERIDIAN, ID 83642

15:1
Near National Avg

526 Students

34 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

31% Passed (IB)

#183
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905

16:1
Near National Avg

596 Students

38 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#184
514 SOUTH PERKINS
MEMPHIS, TN 38117

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,263 Students

113 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#185
2111 WOODLAND
KANSAS CITY, MO 64108

18:1
Larger than National Avg

947 Students

52 Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#186
145 STANTON ST 4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10002

17:1
Near National Avg

560 Students

33 Teachers

31.3
Above National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#187
5355 SCHOOL RD
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL 34652

18:1
Near National Avg

1,299 Students

74 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

27% 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®)

#189
901 SOUTH BROAD ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

683 Students

36 Teachers

30.5
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#190
25 HOUSEL AVE
LYNDONVILLE, NY 14098

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

326 Students

31 Teachers

30.4
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

22% 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®)

#192
2300 SANTA BARBARA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33991

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,519 Students

75 Teachers

30.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

26% 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®)

#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®)

#195
1 VARDRY ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29601

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,407 Students

72 Teachers

29.9
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#196
7651 WELLINGTON WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA 92111

19:1
Larger than National Avg

457 Students

25 Teachers

29.6
Above National Avg

43% 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®)

#198
600 ST ANN SOUTH AVE
BRONX, NY 10455

13:1
Near National Avg

379 Students

29 Teachers

29.1
Above National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#199
5000 ORANGE GROVE BLVD
NORTH FORT MYERS, FL 33903

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,628 Students

82 Teachers

29.0
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#200
3001 NW 2 AVE
MIAMI, FL 33127

11:1
Smaller than National Avg

142 Students

13 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

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