Top 10 Best New York Magnet Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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, Smithtown High School-west and Wellington C Mepham High School. 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 43% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (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).

Best New York Magnet Public Schools (2022)

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 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Smithtown High School-west
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Central Rd
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-2905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,662 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Wellington C Mepham High School
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2401 Camp Ave
Bellmore, NY 11710
(516) 992-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,248 students
Rank: #44.
Saunders Trades & Technical High School
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
183 Palmer Rd
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 376-8150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,126 students
Rank: #55.
Yonkers High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
150 Rockland Ave
Yonkers, NY 10705
(914) 376-8191
Grades: 9-12
| 1,216 students
Rank: #66.
Riverside High School
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
565 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 376-8425
Grades: 9-12
| 951 students
Rank: #77.
Roosevelt High School - Early College Studies
Magnet School
Math: 89% | Reading: 95%
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: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
375 Kneeland Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
(914) 376-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,148 students
Rank: #99.
Gorton High School
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Shonnard Pl
Yonkers, NY 10703
(914) 376-8350
Grades: 9-12
| 1,008 students
Rank: #1010.
Pearls Hawthorne School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 Hawthorne Ave
Yonkers, NY 10705
(914) 376-8250
Grades: PK-8
| 881 students
Rank: #1111.
Mount Vernon High School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 California Rd
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
(914) 665-5300
Grades: 8-12
| 1,451 students
Rank: #1212.
Merrick Avenue Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1870 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY 11566
(516) 992-1200
Grades: 7-8
| 809 students
Rank: #1313.
Accompsett Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
660 Meadow Rd
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-2305
Grades: 6-8
| 604 students
Rank: #1414.
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: #1515.
Daniel Webster Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
95 Glenmore Dr
New Rochelle, NY 10801
(914) 576-4460
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #1616.
New Visions Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
80 Raynor St
Freeport, NY 11520
(516) 867-5390
Grades: K-4
| 502 students
Rank: #1717.
Patricia A Dichiaro School
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
373 Bronxville Rd
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 376-8566
Grades: PK-8
| 558 students
Rank: #1818.
Bayview Avenue School
Magnet School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
325 W Merrick Rd
Freeport, NY 11520
(516) 867-5255
Grades: K-4
| 593 students
Rank: #1919.
Smithtown Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
51 Lawrence Ave
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-4505
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #2020.
George M Davis Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
80 Iselin Dr
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 576-4420
Grades: K-5
| 734 students
Rank: #2121.
Montessori School 27
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
132 Valentine Ln
Yonkers, NY 10705
(914) 376-8455
Grades: PK-6
| 382 students
Rank: #2222.
P.S. 121 Nelson A Rockefeller
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5301 20th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(718) 377-8845
Grades: K-8
| 334 students
Rank: #2323.
Queens Explorers Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
90-07 101st St
Ozone Park, NY 11416
(718) 558-7088
Grades: PK-3
| 378 students
Rank: #2424.
P.S. 254-rosa Parks School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
84-40 101st St
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
(718) 520-7878
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #2525.
P.S. 62 Chester Park School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
97-25 108th St
South Richmond Hill, NY 11419
(718) 286-4460
Grades: PK-5
| 942 students
Rank: #2626.
Leo F Giblyn School
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
450 S Ocean Ave
Freeport, NY 11520
(516) 867-5260
Grades: K-4
| 636 students
Rank: #2727.
Yonkers Montessori Academy
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
160 Woodlawn Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
(914) 376-8540
Grades: PK-12
| 1,388 students
Rank: #2828.
Queens School For Leadership
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
88-06 164th St
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 558-6220
Grades: PK-2
| 315 students
Rank: #2929.
Ps/ms 200 Pomonok School And Star Academy
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
70-10 164th St
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
(718) 969-7780
Grades: PK-8
| 520 students
Rank: #3030.
Casimir Pulaski School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Kings Cross
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 376-8575
Grades: PK-8
| 592 students
Rank: #3131.
Montessori Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Tremont St
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 475-6675
Grades: PK-5
| 330 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
P.S. 140 Edward K Ellington
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
116-00 166th St
Jamaica, NY 11434
(718) 657-4760
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
P.S. 201 Discovery School For Inquiry And Research
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
65-11 155th St
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 359-0620
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #3434.
P.S. 55 Maure
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
131-10 97th Ave
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
(718) 849-3845
Grades: PK-5
| 514 students
Rank: #3535.
Pulaski Road School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
623 9th Ave
East Northport, NY 11731
(631) 262-6850
Grades: K-5
| 361 students
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