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
#201
2581 7TH AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10039

20:1
Larger than National Avg

1,549 Students

78 Teachers

28.8
Above National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#202
100 KENWOOD AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21228

15:1
Near National Avg

890 Students

61 Teachers

28.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#203
244 EAST 163RD ST
BRONX, NY 10451

16:1
Near National Avg

763 Students

47 Teachers

28.6
Above National Avg

46% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#204
405 CHESTNUT ST
DARLINGTON, SC 29532

19:1
Larger than National Avg

356 Students

19 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#205
43 WEST 22ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

17:1
Near National Avg

429 Students

26 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#206
6000 WEST MOORE LAKE DR
FRIDLEY, MN 55432

18:1
Near National Avg

883 Students

50 Teachers

27.8
Above National Avg

32% Tested (IB)

26% Passed (IB)

#207
283 ADAMS ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11201

15:1
Near National Avg

449 Students

30 Teachers

27.5
Above National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#208
75 40 PARSONS BLVD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

20:1
Larger than National Avg

721 Students

36 Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#209
1363 FULTON AVE
BRONX, NY 10456

18:1
Larger than National Avg

355 Students

20 Teachers

27.3
Above National Avg

65% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#210
140 LEGION AVE
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

703 Students

57 Teachers

27.0
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#211
5039 NORTH KIMBALL AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60625

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,631 Students

90 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

49% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#212
1501 NORTH BEECH DALY RD
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,215 Students

58 Teachers

26.9
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#213
4445 SOUTH DREXEL BLVD
CHICAGO, IL 60653

15:1
Near National Avg

905 Students

60 Teachers

26.5
Near National Avg

55% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#214
433 WEST 135TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10031

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,279 Students

54 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#215
555 CLAIRE AVE
CHULA VISTA, CA 91910

27:1
Larger than National Avg

2,106 Students

77 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#216
1500 HILL ST
PETOSKEY, MI 49770

20:1
Larger than National Avg

989 Students

49 Teachers

26.4
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#217
1905 MAIN ST
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA 92648

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,811 Students

99 Teachers

26.3
Near National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#218
3810 WEST EDUCATIONAL PATH
LECANTO, FL 34461

17:1
Near National Avg

1,808 Students

107 Teachers

26.2
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

23% Passed (AP®)

#219
179 ALLEN
JACKSON, TN 38301

14:1
Near National Avg

471 Students

33 Teachers

26.2
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#220
2923 MACARTHUR VIEW
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78217

16:1
Near National Avg

2,647 Students

161 Teachers

25.8
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#221
32 24 CORP KENNEDY ST
BAYSIDE, NY 11361

23:1
Larger than National Avg

3,320 Students

147 Teachers

25.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#222
1400 JACKSON KELLER RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78213

14:1
Near National Avg

2,381 Students

169 Teachers

25.1
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#223
177 COLLEGE ST
NEW HAVEN, CT 06511

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

655 Students

55 Teachers

25.0
Near National Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#224
100 TRINITY PLACE
NEW YORK, NY 10006

20:1
Larger than National Avg

806 Students

40 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#225
1619 BOSTON RD
BRONX, NY 10460

17:1
Near National Avg

363 Students

22 Teachers

24.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#226
540 NORTH 13TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

22:1
Larger than National Avg

376 Students

17 Teachers

24.0
Near National Avg

58% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#227
4291 PENNWOOD AVE
LAS VEGAS, NV 89102

26:1
Larger than National Avg

2,885 Students

113 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

39% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#228
3601 SW 147TH AVE
MIAMI, FL 33185

21:1
Larger than National Avg

3,223 Students

153 Teachers

23.9
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#229
1595 BATHGATE AVE
BRONX, NY 10457

18:1
Larger than National Avg

348 Students

19 Teachers

23.6
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

20% Passed (IB)

#230
183 PALMER RD
YONKERS, NY 10701

14:1
Near National Avg

1,177 Students

84 Teachers

23.3
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#231
7611 MARBACH RD
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78227

16:1
Near National Avg

2,945 Students

182 Teachers

23.2
Near National Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#232
345 EAST 15TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003

25:1
Larger than National Avg

1,763 Students

72 Teachers

23.1
Near National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#233
600 KINGSTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11203

19:1
Larger than National Avg

417 Students

23 Teachers

22.9
Near National Avg

73% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#234
167 01 GOTHIC DR
JAMAICA, NY 11432

16:1
Near National Avg

522 Students

34 Teachers

22.7
Near National Avg

67% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#235
8100 WISE AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21222

16:1
Near National Avg

1,442 Students

93 Teachers

22.6
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#236
25255 TOLEDO WAY
LAKE FOREST, CA 92630

28:1
Larger than National Avg

2,766 Students

98 Teachers

22.5
Near National Avg

25% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#237
201 JORDANVILLE RD
AYNOR, SC 29511

15:1
Near National Avg

706 Students

46 Teachers

22.3
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#238
201 PALISADE AVE
YONKERS, NY 10701

17:1
Near National Avg

527 Students

32 Teachers

22.2
Near National Avg

72% Tested (AP®)

6% Passed (AP®)

#239
1600 WEST NORRIS ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121

30:1
Larger than National Avg

723 Students

24 Teachers

22.1
Near National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#240
500 EAST FORDHAM RD
BRONX, NY 10458

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

322 Students

26 Teachers

22.0
Near National Avg

33% Tested (IB)

18% Passed (IB)

#241
4900 SOCASTEE BLVD
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29588

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,540 Students

85 Teachers

21.9
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#242
151 T ST NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20002

14:1
Near National Avg

670 Students

47 Teachers

21.8
Near National Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#243
3425 WEST MANCHESTER BLVD
INGLEWOOD, CA 90305

24:1
Larger than National Avg

622 Students

26 Teachers

21.4
Near National Avg

38% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#244
36 41 28TH ST
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106

13:1
Near National Avg

420 Students

32 Teachers

21.3
Near National Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#245
3787 BEDFORD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229

22:1
Larger than National Avg

3,063 Students

141 Teachers

21.1
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#246
751 DOVE AVE
MIAMI SPRINGS, FL 33166

24:1
Larger than National Avg

1,916 Students

81 Teachers

21.0
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#247
850 SECOND ST
BRENTWOOD, CA 94513

22:1
Larger than National Avg

2,131 Students

96 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

27% Tested (AP®)

19% Passed (AP®)

#248
4959 SOUTH ARCHER AVE
CHICAGO, IL 60632

16:1
Near National Avg

3,302 Students

201 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

37% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#249
9300 HOMESTEAD RD
BENZONIA, MI 49616

23:1
Larger than National Avg

499 Students

22 Teachers

20.8
Near National Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#250
251 COTTY JONES
JOHNSON CITY, TN 37604

13:1
Smaller than National Avg

2,177 Students

173 Teachers

20.7
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

#251
115 NORTH AVE 53
HIGHLAND PARK, CA 90042

18:1
Larger than National Avg

449 Students

25 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

61% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#252
5720 MARSHALL AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23605

17:1
Near National Avg

456 Students

27 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

8% Passed (AP®)

#253
1400 WEST OLNEY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141

19:1
Larger than National Avg

993 Students

53 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

14% Passed (AP®)

#254
240 EAST 172ND ST
BRONX, NY 10457

20:1
Larger than National Avg

455 Students

23 Teachers

20.5
Near National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#255
1301 EASTLAWN DR
MIDLAND, MI 48642

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,514 Students

79 Teachers

20.3
Near National Avg

21% Tested (IB)

20% Passed (IB)

#256
1710 CIRBY WAY
ROSEVILLE, CA 95661

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,608 Students

69 Teachers

20.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#257
1140 DR M LUTHER KING JR ST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

10:1
Smaller than National Avg

355 Students

35 Teachers

20.1
Near National Avg

81% Tested (AP®)

0% Passed (AP®)

#258
6705 VEGAS VALLEY DR
LAS VEGAS, NV 89142

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,813 Students

82 Teachers

20.0
Near National Avg

59% Tested (AP®)

7% Passed (AP®)

#259
1301 DALLAS
CHATTANOOGA, TN 37405

16:1
Near National Avg

563 Students

35 Teachers

19.9
Near National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

12% Passed (AP®)

#260
3500 AGUALINDA BLVD
CAPE CORAL, FL 33914

21:1
Larger than National Avg

1,740 Students

84 Teachers

19.6
Near National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#261
158 40 76TH RD
FLUSHING, NY 11366

16:1
Near National Avg

588 Students

37 Teachers

19.4
Near National Avg

33% Tested (AP®)

15% Passed (AP®)

#262
6501 CHESAPEAKE BLVD
NORFOLK, VA 23513

15:1
Near National Avg

1,840 Students

121 Teachers

19.3
Near National Avg

30% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#263
5800 20TH AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11204

19:1
Larger than National Avg

3,171 Students

166 Teachers

19.2
Near National Avg

26% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#264
1101 NORTH 4TH ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123

24:1
Larger than National Avg

552 Students

23 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

9% Passed (AP®)

#265
200 CONGRESS AVE
SAGINAW, MI 48602

25:1
Larger than National Avg

709 Students

28 Teachers

19.1
Near National Avg

24% Tested (AP®)

18% Passed (AP®)

#266
131 AVE OF THE AMERICAS
NEW YORK, NY 10013

15:1
Near National Avg

465 Students

31 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

11% Passed (AP®)

#267
11185 WEST 2ND ST
RUDYARD, MI 49780

17:1
Near National Avg

427 Students

26 Teachers

19.0
Near National Avg

28% Tested (AP®)

16% Passed (AP®)

#268
1215 NORTH CAMERON AVE
WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27101

13:1
Near National Avg

432 Students

33 Teachers

18.6
Near National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

13% Passed (AP®)

#269
3857 WEST 111TH ST
CHICAGO, IL 60655

13:1
Near National Avg

577 Students

43 Teachers

18.4
Near National Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

13% 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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