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
#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®)

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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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