Top 10 Best District Of Columbia Magnet Public High Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 magnet public high schools serving 3,760 students in District Of Columbia.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public high schools in District Of Columbia are Benjamin Banneker High School, School Without Walls High School and Mckinley Technology High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
District Of Columbia magnet public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the District Of Columbia public high school average of 21%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 33% statewide average).
District Of Columbia magnet public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the District Of Columbia average of 71%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Benjamin Banneker High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in District Of Columbia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the District Of Columbia public high school average of 93% (majority Black).

Top District Of Columbia Magnet Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Benjamin Banneker High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    800 Euclid St Nw
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 671-6320

    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    School Without Walls High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2130 G St Nw
    Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 645-9690

    Grades: 9-12 | 592 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mckinley Technology High School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    151 T St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 281-3950

    Grades: 9-12 | 620 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Duke Ellington School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3500 R St Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
    (202) 282-0123

    Grades: 9-12 | 566 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Columbia Heights Ec Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3101 16th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20010
    (202) 939-7700

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,240 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Phelps Architecture Construction And Engineering High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    704 26th St Ne
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 729-4360

    Grades: 9-12 | 260 students
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