Top 10 Best New York Magnet Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 118 magnet public schools serving 71,596 students in New York.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in New York are John F Kennedy High School, Wellington C Mepham High School and Smithtown High School-west. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top New York Magnet Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    John F Kennedy High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3000 Bellmore Ave
    Bellmore, NY 11710
    (516) 992-1400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,095 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Wellington C Mepham High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2401 Camp Ave
    Bellmore, NY 11710
    (516) 992-1500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,248 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Smithtown High School-west Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    100 Central Rd
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 382-2905

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,662 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Yonkers High School Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    150 Rockland Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8191

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,216 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Saunders Trades & Technical High School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    183 Palmer Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Riverside High School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    565 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8425

    Grades: 9-12 | 951 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Roosevelt High School - Early College Studies Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    631 Tuckahoe Rd
    Yonkers, NY 10710
    (914) 376-8500

    Grades: 9-12 | 956 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lincoln High School Magnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    375 Kneeland Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10704
    (914) 376-8400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,148 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Gorton High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    100 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8350

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Pearls Hawthorne School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    350 Hawthorne Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8250

    Grades: PK-8 | 881 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Mount Vernon High School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 California Rd
    Mount Vernon, NY 10552
    (914) 665-5300

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,451 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Accompsett Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    660 Meadow Rd
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 382-2305

    Grades: 6-8 | 604 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Tackan Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    99 Midwood Ave
    Nesconset, NY 11767
    (631) 382-2675

    Grades: K-5 | 620 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Merrick Avenue Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1870 Merrick Ave
    Merrick, NY 11566
    (516) 992-1200

    Grades: 7-8 | 809 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Daniel Webster Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    95 Glenmore Dr
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
    (914) 576-4460

    Grades: K-5 | 497 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Queens Explorers Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    90-07 101st St
    Ozone Park, NY 11416
    (718) 558-7088

    Grades: PK-3 | 378 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    George M Davis Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    80 Iselin Dr
    New Rochelle, NY 10804
    (914) 576-4420

    Grades: K-5 | 734 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Smithtown Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    51 Lawrence Ave
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 382-4505

    Grades: K-5 | 447 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Montessori Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    45 Tremont St
    Albany, NY 12205
    (518) 475-6675

    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    P.S. 121 Nelson A Rockefeller Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5301 20th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
    (718) 377-8845

    Grades: K-8 | 334 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Bayview Avenue School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    325 W Merrick Rd
    Freeport, NY 11520
    (516) 867-5255

    Grades: K-4 | 593 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Montessori School 27 Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    132 Valentine Ln
    Yonkers, NY 10705
    (914) 376-8455

    Grades: PK-6 | 382 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    New Visions Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    80 Raynor St
    Freeport, NY 11520
    (516) 867-5390

    Grades: K-4 | 502 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Patricia A Dichiaro School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    373 Bronxville Rd
    Bronxville, NY 10708
    (914) 376-8566

    Grades: PK-8 | 558 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Yonkers Montessori Academy Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    160 Woodlawn Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10704
    (914) 376-8540

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,388 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    P.S. 140 Edward K Ellington Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    116-00 166th St
    Jamaica, NY 11434
    (718) 657-4760

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Leo F Giblyn School Magnet School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    450 S Ocean Ave
    Freeport, NY 11520
    (516) 867-5260

    Grades: K-4 | 636 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    P.S. 62 Chester Park School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    97-25 108th St
    South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
    (718) 286-4460

    Grades: PK-5 | 942 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    P.S. 55 Maure Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    131-10 97th Ave
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 849-3845

    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Jack Abrams Stem Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    155 Lowndes Ave
    Huntington Station, NY 11746
    (631) 673-2060

    Grades: 4-6 | 334 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Pulaski Road School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    623 9th Ave
    East Northport, NY 11731
    (631) 262-6850

    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Ps/ms 200 Pomonok School And Star Academy Magnet School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    70-10 164th St
    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
    (718) 969-7780

    Grades: PK-8 | 520 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Casimir Pulaski School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Kings Cross
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (914) 376-8575

    Grades: PK-8 | 592 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    P.S. 254-rosa Parks School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    84-40 101st St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718) 520-7878

    Grades: PK-5 | 647 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Archer Street School Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    255 Archer St
    Freeport, NY 11520
    (516) 867-5250

    Grades: K-4 | 636 students
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