Top 10 Best Missouri Magnet Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 30 magnet public schools serving 13,912 students in Missouri.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Missouri are Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Kennard/classical Junior Acad. and Metro High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Missouri magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Best Missouri Magnet Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6020 Pernod Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 352-9212
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #22.
Kennard/classical Junior Acad.
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5031 Potomac
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-8875
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #33.
Metro High School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4015 Mcpherson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 534-3894
Grades: 9-12
| 363 students
Rank: #44.
Lincoln College Prep. Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2111 Woodland
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 418-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 974 students
Rank: #55.
Pacific High School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
425 Indian Warpath Dr
Pacific, MO 63069
(636) 271-1414
Grades: 9-12
| 906 students
Rank: #66.
Border Star Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6321 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 418-5150
Grades: PK-6
| 345 students
Rank: #77.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
423 E Central
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-9600
Grades: 6-12
| 1,677 students
Rank: #88.
John T. Hartman Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8111 Oak
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 418-1750
Grades: PK-6
| 335 students
Rank: #99.
Central Visual/perf. Arts High School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 771-2772
Grades: 9-12
| 380 students
Rank: #1010.
Carver Dual Language School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 Elmwood Ave
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-4925
Grades: PK-6
| 369 students
Rank: #1111.
Foreign Language Academy
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Warwick
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 418-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 682 students
Rank: #1212.
Holliday Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7227 Jackson
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1950
Grades: PK-6
| 350 students
Rank: #1313.
Cleveland Njrotc Academy
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 S Kingshighway
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-1301
Grades: 9-12
| 206 students
Rank: #1414.
Soldan International Studies Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
918 N Union Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-9222
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #1515.
Dewey Sch.-internat'l. Studies
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Ann Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 645-4845
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #1616.
Gateway High School
Magnet School
Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Mcree Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 926 students
Rank: #1717.
Gateway Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Gateway Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-8255
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #1818.
Mullanphy Botanical Gardens
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4221 Shaw Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-0994
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #1919.
Busch Ms Character Athletics
Magnet School
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5910 Clifton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-1043
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Ames Visual/perf. Arts
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Hadley
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 241-7165
Grades: PK-5
| 178 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Longfellow Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2830 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-5325
Grades: PK-6
| 198 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Center
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5329 Columbia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-5091
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #2323.
Compton-drew Ilc Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5130 Oakland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 652-9282
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
Rank: #2424.
Paseo Acad. Of Performing Arts High School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 Flora Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-3525
Grades: 7-12
| 604 students
Rank: #2525.
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1004 N Jefferson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 231-0413
Grades: 6-8
| 447 students
Rank: #2626.
Sumner High School
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4248 Cottage Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 371-1048
Grades: 9-12
| 229 students
Rank: #2727.
Washington Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 N Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 361-0432
Grades: PK-5
| 270 students
Rank: #2828.
Lyon At Blow Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
516 Loughborough Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 353-1353
Grades: PK-8
| 284 students
Rank: n/an/a
Stix Early Childhood Center
Magnet School
647 Tower Grove Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 533-0874
Grades: PK-2
| 482 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wilkinson Early Childhood Center
Magnet School
1921 Prather Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-1202
Grades: PK-2
| 264 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked magnet public schools in Missouri?

The top ranked magnet public schools in Missouri are Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Kennard/classical Junior Acad. and Metro High School.

How many magnet public schools are location in Missouri?

30 magnet public schools are location in Missouri.

What is the racial composition of students in Missouri?

Missouri magnet public schools minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

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