Top 10 Best Kentucky Magnet Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 61 magnet public schools serving 55,911 students in Kentucky.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Kentucky are Greathouse/shryock Traditional, Dupont Manual High School and J. Graham Brown School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kentucky magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Kentucky Magnet Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #22.
Dupont Manual High School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
120 W Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8241
Grades: 9-12
| 1,917 students
Rank: #33.
J. Graham Brown School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
546 South First Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Grades: K-12
| 720 students
Rank: #44.
Barret Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2561 Grinstead Drive
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8207
Grades: 6-8
| 644 students
Rank: #55.
Audubon Traditional Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1051 Hess Lane
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 485-8205
Grades: K-5
| 616 students
Rank: #66.
Jefferson County Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1418 Morton Ave
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 485-8272
Grades: 6-8
| 931 students
Rank: #77.
Brandeis Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2817 West Kentucky
Louisville, KY 40211
(502) 485-8214
Grades: PK-5
| 558 students
Rank: #88.
Atherton High School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 Dundee Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 485-8202
Grades: 9-12
| 1,471 students
Rank: #99.
Noe Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
121 West Lee Street
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8307
Grades: 6-8
| 1,337 students
Rank: #1010.
Meyzeek Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
828 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 485-8299
Grades: 6-8
| 1,109 students
Rank: #1111.
Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 Woodland Ave
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3516
Grades: K-5
| 541 students
Rank: #1212.
Louisville Male High School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
4409 Preston Highway
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 485-8292
Grades: 9-12
| 1,958 students
Rank: #1313.
Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
930 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8291
Grades: K-5
| 565 students
Rank: #1414.
Carter Traditional Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3600 Bohne Ave
Louisville, KY 40211
(502) 485-8225
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #1515.
Dixie Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1940 Eastland Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3116
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
Rank: #1616.
Eastern High School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8243
Grades: 9-12
| 2,080 students
Rank: #1717.
Ballard High School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
6000 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-8206
Grades: 9-12
| 1,881 students
Rank: #1818.
Farnsley Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3400 Lees Lane
Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 485-8242
Grades: 6-8
| 1,063 students
Rank: #1919.
Johnson Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2509 Wilson Ave
Louisville, KY 40210
(502) 485-8277
Grades: 6-8
| 868 students
Rank: #2020.
Bryan Station Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 41% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1865 Wickland Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3288
Grades: 6-8
| 766 students
Rank: #2121.
Western Middle School For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 485-8345
Grades: 6-8
| 627 students
Rank: #2222.
Portland Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3410 Northwestern Parkway
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 485-8313
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: #2323.
Highland Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Norris Place
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 485-8266
Grades: 6-8
| 914 students
Rank: #2424.
Jeffersontown Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3610 Cedarwood Way
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 485-8274
Grades: K-5
| 720 students
Rank: #2525.
Fairdale Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10104 Mitchell Hill Road
Fairdale, KY 40118
(502) 485-8247
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #2626.
Lexington Trad Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
350 N Limestone St
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-3192
Grades: 6-8
| 505 students
Rank: #2727.
Westport Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
8100 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-8346
Grades: 6-8
| 1,248 students
Rank: #2828.
The Academy @ Shawnee
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 Herman Street
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 485-8326
Grades: 6-12
| 686 students
Rank: #2929.
Frederick Law Olmsted Academy South
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5650 Southern Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40214
(502) 485-8270
Grades: 6-8
| 692 students
Rank: #3030.
Newburg Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4901 Exeter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 485-8306
Grades: 6-8
| 1,073 students
Rank: #3131.
Goldsmith Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3520 Goldsmith Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8258
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #3232.
Butler Traditional High School
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2222 Crums Lane
Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 485-8220
Grades: 9-12
| 1,678 students
Rank: #3333.
Indian Trail Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3709 E Indian Tr
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 485-8268
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #3434.
Kennedy Montessori Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3800 Gibson Lane
Louisville, KY 40211
(502) 485-8280
Grades: PK-5
| 598 students
Rank: #3535.
Bryan Station High School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
201 Eastin Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
(859) 381-3308
Grades: 9-12
| 1,417 students
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