Top 10 Best Missouri Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 magnet public schools serving 14,090 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, Classical Jr. 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 17% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Missouri Magnet Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6020 Pernod Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 352-9212
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #22.
Classical Jr. Acad.
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5031 Potomac
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-8875
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #33.
Metro High School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4015 Mcpherson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 534-3894
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #44.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
423 E Central
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-9600
Grades: 6-12
| 1,490 students
Rank: #55.
Border Star Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6321 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 418-5150
Grades: PK-6
| 340 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln College Prep.
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2111 Woodland
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 418-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 996 students
Rank: #77.
Pacific High School
Magnet School
Math: 15% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
425 Indian Warpath Dr
Pacific, MO 63069
(636) 271-1414
Grades: 9-12
| 918 students
Rank: #88.
Foreign Language Academy
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Warwick
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 418-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 677 students
Rank: #99.
Holliday Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7227 Jackson
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1950
Grades: PK-6
| 355 students
Rank: #1010.
Gateway High School
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Mcree Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 956 students
Rank: #1111.
John T. Hartman Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8111 Oak
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 418-1750
Grades: PK-6
| 282 students
Rank: #1212.
Central Visual/perf. Arts High School
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 771-2772
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Carver Dual Language School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4600 Elmwood Ave
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-4925
Grades: PK-6
| 425 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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
| 235 students
Rank: #1515.
Paseo Acad. Of Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 6% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4747 Flora Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-3525
Grades: 7-12
| 671 students
Rank: #1616.
Dewey Sch.-internat'l. Studies
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Ann Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 645-4845
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #1717.
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr.
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5329 Columbia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-5091
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: #1818.
Soldan International Studies
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
918 N Union Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-9222
Grades: 9-12
| 516 students
Rank: #1919.
Busch Middle School Character Athletics
Magnet School
Math: 6% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5910 Clifton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-1043
Grades: 6-8
| 381 students
Rank: #2020.
Compton-drew Ilc Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5130 Oakland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 652-9282
Grades: 6-8
| 513 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Mullanphy Botanical Gardens
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4221 Shaw Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-0994
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Washington Montessori
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 N Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 361-0432
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Gateway Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Gateway Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-8255
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Lyon At Blow Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
516 Loughborough Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 353-1353
Grades: PK-8
| 289 students
Rank: #2525.
Ames Visual/perf. Arts
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Hadley
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 241-7165
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
Rank: #2626.
Sumner High School
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4248 Cottage Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 371-1048
Grades: 9-12
| 220 students
Rank: #2727.
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 3% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1004 N Jefferson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 231-0413
Grades: 6-8
| 481 students
Rank: n/an/a
Stix Early Childhood Ctr.
Magnet School
647 Tower Grove Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 533-0874
Grades: PK-2
| 490 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wilkinson Early Childhood Ctr.
Magnet School
1921 Prather Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-1202
Grades: PK-2
| 273 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked magnet public schools in Missouri?
The top ranked magnet public schools in Missouri include Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Classical Jr. Acad. and Metro High School.
How many magnet public schools are located in Missouri?
29 magnet public schools are located in Missouri.
What is the racial composition of students in Missouri?
Missouri magnet public schools minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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