Top 10 Best Connecticut Magnet Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 35 magnet public high schools serving 15,918 students in Connecticut.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public high schools in Connecticut are Marine Science Magnet High School Of Southeastern Connectic, University High School Of Science And Engineering and Center For Global Studies. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Connecticut magnet public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Connecticut public high school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 60% statewide average).
Connecticut magnet public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is equal to the Connecticut average of 92%.
The school with highest graduation rate is The Academy Of Information Technology, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Connecticut or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Connecticut public high school average of 45% (majority Hispanic).

Best Connecticut Magnet Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marine Science Magnet High School Of Southeastern Connectic
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Shennecossett Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 434-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
Rank: #22.
University High School Of Science And Engineering
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
351 Mark Twain Drive
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 695-9020
Grades: 9-12
| 439 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Center For Global Studies
Magnet School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 852-9488
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Connecticut Ib Academy
Magnet School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
857 Forbes St.
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 622-5590
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
Rank: #55.
The Academy Of Information Technology
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
411 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 977-4336
Grades: 9-12
| 652 students
Rank: #66.
Engineering - Science University Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516
(475) 220-6000
Grades: 6-12
| 596 students
Rank: #77.
Three Rivers Middle College Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 859-9203
Grades: 11-12
| 67 students
Rank: #88.
Arts At The Capitol Theater Magnet School (act)
Magnet School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
896 Main Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
(860) 465-5636
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
Rank: #99.
Biotechnology Research And Zoological Studies High School At The Fa
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
Rank: #1010.
Connecticut River Academy
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 913-2200
Grades: 9-12
| 486 students
Rank: #1111.
Metropolitan Learning Center For Global And International S
Magnet School
Math: 23% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1551 Blue Hills Ave.
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 242-7834
Grades: 6-12
| 653 students
Rank: #1212.
Academy Of Aerospace And Engineering
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Kennedy Road
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 757-6347
Grades: 6-12
| 773 students
Rank: #1313.
Information Technology And Software Engineering High School
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #1414.
Greater Hartford Academy Of The Arts High School - Full Ti
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Vernon St.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 757-6321
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #1515.
Aerospace/hydrospace Engineering And Physical Sciences High School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #1616.
Pathways Academy Of Technology And Design
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Pent Road
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 695-9450
Grades: 9-12
| 432 students
Rank: #1717.
Academy Of Science And Innovation
Magnet School
Math: 25% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Slater Road
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 298-0602
Grades: 6-12
| 776 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Global Experience Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
44 Griffin Rd.
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 769-6600
Grades: 6-12
| 215 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Great Path Academy At Mcc
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Bidwell Street
Manchester, CT 06045
(860) 521-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 320 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (high)
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16 South Elm St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 573-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 466 students
Rank: #2121.
Science And Technology Magnet School Of Southeastern Connec
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
490 Jefferson Ave
New London, CT 06320
(860) 437-6496
Grades: 6-12
| 600 students
Rank: #2222.
Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
53 Vernon Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 757-6201
Grades: 6-12
| 1,069 students
Rank: #2323.
Kinsella Magnet School Of Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
65 Van Block Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 695-4140
Grades: PK-12
| 884 students
Rank: #2424.
Sport And Medical Sciences Academy
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
280 Huyshope Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-6900
Grades: 6-12
| 700 students
Rank: #2525.
Quinebaug Middle College
Magnet School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
742 Upper Maple St.
Danielson, CT 06239
(860) 932-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 183 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Cooperative High School - Inter-district Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
177 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 630 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Hill Regional Career High School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
140 Legion Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 656 students
Rank: #2828.
New Haven Academy
Magnet School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
444 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students
Rank: #2929.
High School In The Community
Magnet School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
175 Water St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 237 students
Rank: #3030.
Metropolitan Business Academy
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Water Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 405 students
Rank: #3131.
Capital Preparatory Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 695-9800
Grades: PK-12
| 489 students
Rank: #3232.
Psa Civic Leadership High School
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1617 King Street
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 253-0274
Grades: 8-12
| 378 students
Capital Community College Magnet Academy
Magnet School
1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 906-5122
Grades: 11-12
| 33 students
Classical Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 14%
85 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 695-9100
Grades: 6-12
| 523 students
88 Bassett Road
North Haven, CT 06473
(475) 220-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 250 students

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