Top 10 Best Indiana Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 24 magnet public schools serving 11,240 students in Indiana.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Indiana are Fred H Croninger Elementary School, Forest Glen Elementary School and Center For Inquiry School 2. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Indiana magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Indiana public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Best Magnet Public Schools in Indiana (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fred H Croninger Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6700 Trier Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-6050
Grades: K-5
| 626 students
Rank: #22.
Forest Glen Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6333 Lee Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46236
(317) 964-4900
Grades: PK-6
| 783 students
Rank: #33.
Center For Inquiry School 2
Magnet School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
725 N New Jersey St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 226-4202
Grades: K-8
| 439 students
Rank: #44.
Rousseau Mcclellan School 91
Magnet School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5111 Evanston Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 226-4291
Grades: PK-8
| 539 students
Rank: #55.
George Washington Carver School 87
Magnet School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2411 Indpls Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 226-4287
Grades: PK-8
| 403 students
Rank: #66.
Weisser Park Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
902 Colerick St
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 467-8875
Grades: 1-5
| 604 students
Rank: #77.
Ips/butler Lab At William Bell 60
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3330 N Pennsylvania
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 226-4369
Grades: PK-8
| 558 students
Rank: #88.
Blackhawk Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7200 E State Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 467-4885
Grades: 6-8
| 808 students
Rank: #99.
Csa Fodrea Campus
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2775 Illinois St
Columbus, IN 47201
(812) 376-4321
Grades: PK-6
| 345 students
Rank: #1010.
Memorial Park Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Maumee Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(260) 467-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 590 students
Rank: #1111.
John S Irwin Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 S Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
(260) 467-5310
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #1212.
Pinewood Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3420 E Bristol St
Elkhart, IN 46514
(574) 262-5595
Grades: K-6
| 600 students
Rank: #1313.
Edison School Of The Arts 47
Magnet School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
777 White River Pkwy W Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46221
(317) 226-4992
Grades: K-8
| 600 students
Rank: #1414.
Pine Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1660 Co Line Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2114
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #1515.
Lake Hills Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Ferguson Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 873-2105
Grades: K-6
| 402 students
Rank: #1616.
Indian Creek Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10833 E 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46236
(317) 964-4400
Grades: 1-6
| 737 students
Rank: #1717.
Cold Spring School
Magnet School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3650 Cold Spring Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46222
(317) 226-4155
Grades: K-8
| 423 students
Rank: #1818.
Francis W Parker School 56
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2353 Columbia Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 226-4256
Grades: PK-8
| 307 students
Rank: #1919.
Marquette Montessori Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1818 Bergan St
South Bend, IN 46628
(574) 393-2400
Grades: PK-6
| 426 students
Rank: #2020.
Hw Longfellow Med/stem Magnet Midl
Magnet School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Laurel Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203
(317) 226-4228
Grades: 7-8
| 379 students
Rank: #2121.
Charles Warren Fairbanks Sch 105
Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8620 Montery Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46226
(317) 226-4105
Grades: K-6
| 264 students
Rank: #2222.
Academy For Innovative Studies
Magnet School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2319 Stringtown Rd
Evansville, IN 47711
(812) 435-0979
Grades: K-12
| 269 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bunche Elementary School
Magnet School
1111 Greene St
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(260) 467-4790
Grades: PK-K
| 237 students
Rank: n/an/a
Whitney M Young Early Childhood
Magnet School
1026 E Pontiac St
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(260) 467-8950
Grades: PK-K
| 206 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked magnet public schools in Indiana?
The top ranked magnet public schools in Indiana include Fred H Croninger Elementary School, Forest Glen Elementary School and Center For Inquiry School 2.
How many magnet public schools are located in Indiana?
24 magnet public schools are located in Indiana.
What is the racial composition of students in Indiana?
Indiana magnet public schools minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public schools average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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