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
#151
3434 SILVER CREEK RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95121

N/A
N/A

2,463 Students

N/A Teachers

33.6
Above National Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#152
925 ASTOR AVE
BRONX, NY 10469

21:1
Larger than National Avg

504 Students

24 Teachers

33.4
Above National Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

27% Passed (AP®)

#153
1800 SW 5TH PLACE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,723 Students

96 Teachers

33.3
Above National Avg

66% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#154
227243 WEST 61ST ST
NEW YORK, NY 10022

22:1
Larger than National Avg

1,159 Students

53 Teachers

33.0
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#155
4405 BREWBAKER DR
MONTGOMERY, AL 36116

17:1
Larger than National Avg

603 Students

35 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

80% Tested (AP®)

17% Passed (AP®)

#156
4601 NORTH MACARTHUR BLVD
IRVING, TX 75038

14:1
Near National Avg

1,645 Students

114 Teachers

32.9
Above National Avg

68% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

#157
105 EAST 106TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10029

19:1
Larger than National Avg

450 Students

24 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#158
1700 MACOMBS RD
BRONX, NY 10453

15:1
Near National Avg

364 Students

25 Teachers

32.8
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#159
5210 LEIGH AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95124

N/A
N/A

1,684 Students

N/A Teachers

32.7
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#160
1410 NE 215 ST
MIAMI, FL 33179

24:1
Larger than National Avg

3,072 Students

129 Teachers

32.6
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#161
632 SOUTH UNION ST
MONTGOMERY, AL 36104

14:1
Near National Avg

478 Students

34 Teachers

32.5
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#162
2200 WEST 13TH ST
SANFORD, FL 32771

18:1
Larger than National Avg

599 Students

34 Teachers

32.4
Above National Avg

45% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#163
17 GRETNA BLVD
GRETNA, LA 70053

17:1
Larger than National Avg

361 Students

21 Teachers

32.3
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#164
4540 AMERICAN RIVER DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95864

N/A
N/A

1,663 Students

N/A Teachers

32.2
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

#165
20325 GATOR LN
LAND O LAKES, FL 34639

18:1
Larger than National Avg

1,611 Students

87 Teachers

32.2
Above National Avg

44% Tested (AP®)

28% Passed (AP®)

#166
1 VARDRY ST
GREENVILLE, SC 29601

19:1
Larger than National Avg

1,436 Students

77 Teachers

32.1
Above National Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#167
43 WEST 22ND ST
NEW YORK, NY 10010

16:1
Near National Avg

433 Students

27 Teachers

32.1
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#168
18180 SW 122ND AVE
MIAMI, FL 33177

23:1
Larger than National Avg

2,294 Students

99 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#169
8701 THREE CHOPT RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229

23:1
Larger than National Avg

1,761 Students

77 Teachers

31.7
Above National Avg

36% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

#170
2425 DUSK DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92139

N/A
N/A

1,417 Students

N/A Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

50% Tested (AP®)

26% Passed (AP®)

#171
1377 PIEDMONT RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95132

N/A
N/A

2,189 Students

N/A Teachers

31.6
Above National Avg

40% Tested (AP®)

29% Passed (AP®)

#172
317 EAST 67TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10021

19:1
Larger than National Avg

503 Students

26 Teachers

31.5
Above National Avg

51% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

#173
7177 CLINTON AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238

23:1
Larger than National Avg

833 Students

36 Teachers

31.1
Above National Avg

53% Tested (AP®)

24% Passed (AP®)

#174
140 LEGION AVE
NEW HAVEN, CT 06519

12:1
Smaller than National Avg

669 Students

55 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

56% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

#175
145 STANTON ST4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10002

18:1
Larger than National Avg

573 Students

32 Teachers

30.7
Above National Avg

32% Tested (AP®)

30% 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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