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
1806 AVE I
FORT PIERCE, FL 34950

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,763 Students

92 Teachers

43.4
Above National Avg

44% Tested (IB)

43% Passed (IB)

#102
339 MORRIS AVE
BRONX, NY 10451

14:1
Near National Avg

572 Students

40 Teachers

43.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#103
320 BEACH 104TH ST
ROCKAWAY PARK, NY 11694

23:1
Larger than National Avg

970 Students

43 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#104
2701 RIDGEWOOD AVE
SANFORD, FL 32773

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,221 Students

171 Teachers

43.0
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#105
6500 NOVA DR
DAVIE, FL 33317

7:1
Smaller than National Avg

588 Students

82 Teachers

42.8
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#106
1324 LNY WALKER BLVD
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

15:1
Near National Avg

628 Students

41 Teachers

42.7
Above National Avg

90% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#107
15091 87TH RD
JAMAICA, NY 11432

23:1
Larger than National Avg

632 Students

28 Teachers

42.1
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#108
2635 CORTEZ BLVD
FORT MYERS, FL 33901

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,853 Students

86 Teachers

42.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#109
6311 SOUTH LOIS AVE
TAMPA, FL 33616

17:1
Near National Avg

1,408 Students

84 Teachers

41.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#110
10525 HORACE HARDING EXPW
CORONA, NY 11368

19:1
Larger than National Avg

785 Students

42 Teachers

41.4
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#111
4700 COCONUT CREEK PARKWAY
MARGATE, FL 33063

6:1
Smaller than National Avg

591 Students

107 Teachers

41.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#112
1787 NORTH RESEARCH PARKWAY
NORTH LOGAN, UT 84341

27:1
Larger than National Avg

140 Students

5 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

40% Passed (AP®)

#113
4701 DICKSON ST
HOUSTON, TX 77007

15:1
Near National Avg

570 Students

39 Teachers

41.0
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#114
448 WEST 56TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,431 Students

60 Teachers

40.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#115
2409 SHADY AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15217

13:1
Near National Avg

1,379 Students

108 Teachers

40.5
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#116
8855 SW 50TH TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33165

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,959 Students

140 Teachers

40.0
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#117
260 PLEASANT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10029

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,711 Students

78 Teachers

39.9
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#118
4409 PRESTON HWY
LOUISVILLE, KY 40213

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,728 Students

84 Teachers

39.9
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#119
10535 ZELZAH AVE
GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344

N/A
N/A

4,135 Students

N/A Teachers

39.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#120
1551 BLUE HILLS AVE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002

14:1
Near National Avg

711 Students

50 Teachers

39.2
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#121
2581 7TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10039

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,545 Students

80 Teachers

38.7
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#122
5715 SOUTH 1300 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

24:1
Larger than National Avg

479 Students

20 Teachers

38.6
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#123
5700 223RD ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

24:1
Larger than National Avg

4,063 Students

169 Teachers

38.3
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#124
1122 CATHARINE ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

19:1
Larger than National Avg

567 Students

30 Teachers

37.9
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#125
500 NORTH BRADFORD AVE
PLACENTIA, CA 92670

N/A
N/A

2,478 Students

N/A Teachers

37.7
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#126
1600 NE 4TH AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,813 Students

92 Teachers

37.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#127
2839 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11210

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,993 Students

170 Teachers

36.6
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#128
75 BROAD ST
NEW YORK, NY 10004

16:1
Near National Avg

637 Students

39 Teachers

36.4
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#129
5820 UTOPIA PKY
FRESH MEADOWS, NY 11365

21:1
Larger than National Avg

4,214 Students

200 Teachers

36.3
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#130
2012 JEFFERSON HWY
JEFFERSON, LA 70121

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

302 Students

25 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#131
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

423 Students

24 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#132
20500 WEST 13 MILE RD
BEVERLY HILLS, MI 48025

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,290 Students

33 Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#133
25401 PASEO DE VALENCIA
LAGUNA HILLS, CA 92653

N/A
N/A

1,798 Students

N/A Teachers

36.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

#134
2300 SANTA BARBARA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33991

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,586 Students

78 Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#135
4747 NEW YORK AVE
LA CRESCENTA, CA 91214

N/A
N/A

1,122 Students

N/A Teachers

35.9
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#136
100 KENWOOD AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21228

14:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

64 Teachers

35.8
Above National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#137
350 67TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11220

17:1
Larger than National Avg

1,296 Students

75 Teachers

35.7
Above National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#138
3325 WESTHEIMER RD
HOUSTON, TX 77098

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,268 Students

160 Teachers

35.5
Above National Avg

47% Tested (IB)

32% Passed (IB)

#139
450 BIRD RD
CORAL GABLES, FL 33146

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,170 Students

154 Teachers

35.1
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#140
1105 LEE DR
BATON ROUGE, LA 70808

17:1
Near National Avg

1,273 Students

76 Teachers

34.9
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#141
15255 SW 96 ST
MIAMI, FL 33196

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,053 Students

141 Teachers

34.6
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#142
375 HOLT RD NE
MARIETTA, GA 30068

16:1
Near National Avg

2,090 Students

129 Teachers

34.4
Above National Avg

41% Tested (AP®)

32% Passed (AP®)

#143
405 CHESTNUT ST
DARLINGTON, SC 29532

16:1
Near National Avg

352 Students

22 Teachers

34.3
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#144
2101 PUMP RD
RICHMOND, VA 23238

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,924 Students

82 Teachers

34.2
Above National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

33% Passed (AP®)

#145
1 RAM WAY
SARASOTA, FL 34231

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,744 Students

127 Teachers

34.0
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#146
3201 NORTH ORANGE AVE
SARASOTA, FL 34234

16:1
Near National Avg

1,062 Students

66 Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#147
540 EAST CALIFORNIA AVE
FRESNO, CA 93706

N/A
N/A

2,246 Students

N/A Teachers

33.9
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#148
1601 EAST 120TH ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90059

N/A
N/A

1,647 Students

N/A Teachers

33.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#149
6410 ORIENT RD
TAMPA, FL 33610

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,073 Students

116 Teachers

33.7
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#150
6701 110TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY 11375

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,902 Students

177 Teachers

33.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

28% 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 2
Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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