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®)

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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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