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
#1
921 WEST JEFF DAVIS
MONTGOMERY, AL 36108

15:1
Near National Avg

448 Students

30 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#2
1525 AVE B SOUTH
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

15:1
Near National Avg

610 Students

40 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#3
95 HIGH ST
LIMESTONE, ME 04750

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

103 Students

11 Teachers

100.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

#4
10401 SCOTT ST
HOUSTON, TX 77051

16:1
Near National Avg

458 Students

29 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

98% Passed (AP®)

#5
1020 EAST SQUARE LAKE RD
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI 48304

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,266 Students

62 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

98% Tested (IB)

98% Passed (IB)

#6
1149 WEST 13TH ST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,623 Students

81 Teachers

98.1
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

97% Passed (AP®)

#7
4001 NE 2ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33137

16:1
Near National Avg

494 Students

31 Teachers

97.6
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

97% Passed (AP®)

#8
325 BUSHWICK AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11206

17:1
Near National Avg

336 Students

20 Teachers

97.0
Above National Avg

97% Tested (IB)

97% Passed (IB)

#9
1150 SW 1 ST
MIAMI, FL 33130

16:1
Near National Avg

360 Students

22 Teachers

95.8
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

94% Passed (AP®)

#10
3100 SHENANDOAH ST
HOUSTON, TX 77021

15:1
Near National Avg

865 Students

57 Teachers

95.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

94% Passed (AP®)

#11
75 WEST 205TH ST
BRONX, NY 10468

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,017 Students

131 Teachers

93.4
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#12
5501 NORTH KEDZIE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

16:1
Near National Avg

1,088 Students

66 Teachers

93.4
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

93% Passed (AP®)

#13
350 GRAND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

339 Students

28 Teachers

93.1
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

92% Passed (AP®)

#14
3412 36TH AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

13:1
Near National Avg

408 Students

32 Teachers

92.9
Above National Avg

95% Tested (IB)

92% Passed (IB)

#15
700 BROADWAY
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

20:1
Larger than National Avg

918 Students

47 Teachers

92.9
Above National Avg

99% Tested (AP®)

91% Passed (AP®)

#16
485 CLAWSON ST
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,020 Students

48 Teachers

91.2
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

90% Passed (AP®)

#17
2925 GOULDEN AVE
BRONX, NY 10468

15:1
Near National Avg

371 Students

25 Teachers

89.0
Above National Avg

98% Tested (AP®)

86% Passed (AP®)

#18
1034 NORTH WELLS ST
CHICAGO, IL 60610

16:1
Near National Avg

895 Students

57 Teachers

88.1
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

87% Passed (AP®)

#19
14911 MELBOURNE AVE
FLUSHING, NY 11367

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,098 Students

50 Teachers

87.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

84% Passed (AP®)

#20
345 CHAMBERS ST
NEW YORK, NY 10282

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,288 Students

155 Teachers

86.6
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

86% Passed (AP®)

#21
9450 159TH ST
JAMAICA, NY 11451

17:1
Near National Avg

408 Students

24 Teachers

83.7
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#22
1610 NORTH 8TH ST
KANSAS CITY, KS 66101

17:1
Larger than National Avg

864 Students

51 Teachers

83.5
Above National Avg

95% Tested (IB)

80% Passed (IB)

#23
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,311 Students

73 Teachers

83.1
Above National Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

81% Passed (AP®)

#24
29 FT GREENE PLACE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217

23:1
Larger than National Avg

5,141 Students

221 Teachers

82.3
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

78% Passed (AP®)

#25
1192 CLARENDON AVE
AVONDALE ESTATES, GA 30002

13:1
Near National Avg

322 Students

25 Teachers

81.5
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

75% Passed (AP®)

#26
1699 SPRING GARDEN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,181 Students

64 Teachers

81.4
Above National Avg

94% Tested (AP®)

77% Passed (AP®)

#27
150 ROCKLAND AVE
YONKERS, NY 10705

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,124 Students

52 Teachers

80.9
Above National Avg

86% Tested (IB)

79% Passed (IB)

#28
41717 PALM AVE
FREMONT, CA 94539

N/A
N/A

2,198 Students

N/A Teachers

80.8
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

80% Passed (AP®)

#29
615 12TH ST
AUGUSTA, GA 30901

16:1
Near National Avg

722 Students

46 Teachers

80.2
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#30
606 SOUTH STATE ST
CHICAGO, IL 60605

16:1
Near National Avg

848 Students

53 Teachers

78.4
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#31
600 WEST 28TH ST
RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,445 Students

80 Teachers

78.0
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#32
3239 NORMAN EAST THAGARD BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32254

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,562 Students

76 Teachers

77.9
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

71% Passed (AP®)

#33
1000 EAST VICTORIA ST
CARSON, CA 90747

N/A
N/A

644 Students

N/A Teachers

77.0
Above National Avg

88% Tested (AP®)

73% Passed (AP®)

#34
3979 RICKENBACKER CAUSEWAY
KEY BISCAYNE, FL 33149

14:1
Near National Avg

550 Students

38 Teachers

76.1
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#35
17501 WILLARD RD
POOLESVILLE, MD 20837

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,170 Students

61 Teachers

75.6
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

74% Passed (AP®)

#36
250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,044 Students

114 Teachers

74.6
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

72% Passed (AP®)

#37
613 17TH AVE NORTH
NASHVILLE, TN 37203

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,162 Students

50 Teachers

73.0
Above National Avg

92% Tested (AP®)

67% Passed (AP®)

#38
2445 SAN DIEGO RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32207

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,168 Students

60 Teachers

72.4
Above National Avg

96% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#39
186 EAST NORTH ST
BUFFALO, NY 14204

13:1
Near National Avg

887 Students

66 Teachers

70.8
Above National Avg

97% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#40
211 SOUTH LAFLIN ST
CHICAGO, IL 60607

19:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

115 Teachers

70.0
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

66% Passed (AP®)

#41
128 TOWNSHIP DR
HENDERSONVILLE, TN 37075

15:1
Near National Avg

649 Students

44 Teachers

69.8
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

68% Passed (AP®)

#42
411 EAST 76TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021

17:1
Near National Avg

499 Students

30 Teachers

69.7
Above National Avg

85% Tested (AP®)

65% Passed (AP®)

#43
4015 MCPHERSON AVE
ST LOUIS, MO 63108

14:1
Near National Avg

291 Students

21 Teachers

69.0
Above National Avg

87% Tested (IB)

63% Passed (IB)

#44
10101 SW 152ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33157

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,090 Students

133 Teachers

68.9
Above National Avg

89% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#45
1416 METAIRIE RD
METAIRIE, LA 70005

17:1
Larger than National Avg

711 Students

41 Teachers

68.2
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

64% Passed (AP®)

#46
500 WASHINGTON AVE
SAVANNAH, GA 31405

14:1
Near National Avg

753 Students

55 Teachers

67.6
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#47
4646 HAMILTON WOLFE
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78229

17:1
Larger than National Avg

831 Students

48 Teachers

66.4
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#48
25 NE 2ND ST
MIAMI, FL 33132

16:1
Near National Avg

484 Students

31 Teachers

66.1
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

63% Passed (AP®)

#49
1830 SHORE BLVD
BROOKLYN, NY 11235

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,029 Students

43 Teachers

64.3
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

61% Passed (AP®)

#50
111 COLUMBIA ST
NEW YORK, NY 10002

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,583 Students

90 Teachers

63.9
Above National Avg

84% Tested (AP®)

57% Passed (AP®)

#51
120 WEST LEE ST
LOUISVILLE, KY 40208

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,885 Students

103 Teachers

63.6
Above National Avg

69% Tested (AP®)

62% Passed (AP®)

#52
400 NORTH DUKE ST
DURHAM, NC 27701

15:1
Near National Avg

1,412 Students

94 Teachers

62.5
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

60% Passed (AP®)

#53
9200 BURKE LAKE RD
BURKE, VA 22015

20:1
Larger than National Avg

3,955 Students

202 Teachers

60.7
Above National Avg

79% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#54
1700 CHEROKEE AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31906

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,401 Students

75 Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#55
1200 NORTH CORNWELL ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90033

N/A
N/A

1,854 Students

N/A Teachers

60.6
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#56
2200 EAST DOROTHY LN
FULLERTON, CA 92831

N/A
N/A

2,565 Students

N/A Teachers

59.9
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#57
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

18:1
Larger than National Avg

461 Students

26 Teachers

59.3
Above National Avg

87% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#58
525 WEST 50TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10019

16:1
Near National Avg

539 Students

34 Teachers

59.2
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

59% Passed (AP®)

#59
4001 STANFORD
HOUSTON, TX 77006

15:1
Near National Avg

655 Students

44 Teachers

58.9
Above National Avg

78% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#60
600 NE 13TH AVE
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33060

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,267 Students

60 Teachers

58.4
Above National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#61
574 WEST 6TH AVE
DENVER, CO 80204

26:1
Larger than National Avg

643 Students

25 Teachers

58.3
Above National Avg

93% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#62
938 YORK RD
TOWSON, MD 21204

13:1
Near National Avg

752 Students

57 Teachers

57.7
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

56% Passed (AP®)

#63
51 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901

18:1
Larger than National Avg

2,827 Students

161 Teachers

57.5
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

55% Passed (AP®)

#64
1400 FULLER AVE NE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505

29:1
Larger than National Avg

714 Students

24 Teachers

57.0
Above National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#65
240 CONVENT AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10031

13:1
Near National Avg

407 Students

32 Teachers

56.8
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#66
100 AMSTERDAM AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10023

20:1
Larger than National Avg

2,545 Students

129 Teachers

56.7
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#67
4801 TWIN HICKORY RD
GLEN ALLEN, VA 23059

26:1
Larger than National Avg

1,887 Students

72 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

53% Passed (AP®)

#68
2130 G ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20037

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

456 Students

39 Teachers

56.2
Above National Avg

95% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#69
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286

16:1
Near National Avg

1,395 Students

89 Teachers

56.1
Above National Avg

63% Tested (AP®)

54% Passed (AP®)

#70
1100 MACE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21221

16:1
Near National Avg

1,272 Students

78 Teachers

55.8
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#71
333 WEST 17TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10011

17:1
Near National Avg

524 Students

31 Teachers

55.6
Above National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

52% Passed (AP®)

#72
5035 SIDEBURN RD
FAIRFAX, VA 22032

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,938 Students

208 Teachers

55.1
Above National Avg

61% Tested (IB)

53% Passed (IB)

#73
501 WEST 165TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10032

18:1
Larger than National Avg

477 Students

27 Teachers

54.1
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#74
2501 VEGAS DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89106

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,059 Students

56 Teachers

53.8
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#75
3688 CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD
CHAMBLEE, GA 30341

15:1
Near National Avg

1,518 Students

98 Teachers

53.3
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#76
3000 BELLMORE AVE
BELLMORE, NY 11710

13:1
Near National Avg

1,278 Students

96 Teachers

52.7
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

51% Passed (AP®)

#77
15777 BOWDOIN ST
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272

N/A
N/A

2,887 Students

N/A Teachers

52.2
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

#78
1900 OMAHA ST
PALM HARBOR, FL 34683

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,467 Students

120 Teachers

52.0
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#79
5624 FRERET ST
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115

15:1
Near National Avg

1,636 Students

106 Teachers

51.7
Above National Avg

76% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#80
1 GRIZZLY WAY
GRANITE BAY, CA 95746

N/A
N/A

2,173 Students

N/A Teachers

51.6
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#81
315 WEST 14TH ST
DAVIS, CA 95616

N/A
N/A

1,703 Students

N/A Teachers

51.1
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#82
5510 NW 27TH AVE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,177 Students

96 Teachers

51.0
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#83
250 EAST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60628

16:1
Near National Avg

769 Students

49 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

75% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#84
2501 WEST ADDISON ST
CHICAGO, IL 60618

18:1
Larger than National Avg

4,170 Students

227 Teachers

50.8
Above National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#85
2436 WEST LINCOLN ST
BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009

39:1
Larger than National Avg

1,263 Students

33 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

48% Passed (AP®)

#86
1500 MINUTEMEN CAUSEWAY
COCOA BEACH, FL 32931

17:1
Near National Avg

1,383 Students

83 Teachers

50.4
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

47% Passed (AP®)

#87
41800 BLACOW RD
FREMONT, CA 94538

N/A
N/A

2,086 Students

N/A Teachers

50.2
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

49% Passed (AP®)

#88
1081 WEST TEMPLE ST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012

N/A
N/A

1,043 Students

N/A Teachers

48.7
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#89
1700 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,384 Students

112 Teachers

48.4
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#90
2801 41ST AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

684 Students

37 Teachers

48.3
Above National Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

44% Passed (AP®)

#91
55 EAST 25TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

19:1
Larger than National Avg

438 Students

24 Teachers

47.9
Above National Avg

64% Tested (AP®)

42% Passed (AP®)

#92
857 FORBES ST
EAST HARTFORD, CT 06118

14:1
Near National Avg

180 Students

13 Teachers

47.7
Above National Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#93
150 JEDWOOD PLACE
VALLEY STREAM, NY 11581

14:1
Near National Avg

1,390 Students

97 Teachers

47.4
Above National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

45% Passed (AP®)

#94
1600 SARANAC ST
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

16:1
Near National Avg

1,053 Students

68 Teachers

47.3
Above National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

43% Passed (AP®)

#95
800 EUCLID ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001

14:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

30 Teachers

47.2
Above National Avg

82% Tested (AP®)

36% Passed (AP®)

#96
549 AUDUBON AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10040

19:1
Larger than National Avg

667 Students

35 Teachers

46.1
Above National Avg

74% Tested (AP®)

37% Passed (AP®)

#97
3020 THOMSON AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101

19:1
Larger than National Avg

425 Students

23 Teachers

45.4
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

#98
7601 HANOVER PARKWAY
GREENBELT, MD 20770

21:1
Larger than National Avg

2,669 Students

130 Teachers

45.1
Above National Avg

57% Tested (AP®)

41% Passed (AP®)

#99
99 TERRACE VIEW AVE
BRONX, NY 10463

16:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

28 Teachers

44.0
Above National Avg

71% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

#100
1405 PARK BLVD
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101

N/A
N/A

562 Students

N/A Teachers

43.9
Above National Avg

70% Tested (AP®)

35% Passed (AP®)

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Silver 7
Bronze 13
Non-medaled 78

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