Top 10 Best Pennsylvania Magnet Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 54 magnet public schools serving 28,786 students in Pennsylvania.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Pennsylvania are Central High School, Masterman Julia R Sec School and Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pennsylvania magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 62% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Pennsylvania Magnet Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1700 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 276-5262
Grades: 9-12
| 2,371 students
Rank: #22.
Masterman Julia R Sec School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1699 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 299-4661
Grades: 5-12
| 1,197 students
Rank: #33.
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy
Magnet School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2825 State St
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 874-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 853 students
Rank: #44.
Girls High School
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
1400 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(215) 276-5258
Grades: 9-12
| 983 students
Rank: #55.
Academy At Palumbo
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Catharine St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 351-7618
Grades: 9-12
| 916 students
Rank: #66.
Parkway Center City Middle College
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
540 N 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 299-8801
Grades: 9-12
| 476 students
Rank: #77.
High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1600 W Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(215) 684-5079
Grades: 7-12
| 889 students
Rank: #88.
Gamp
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23rd And Ritner Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 952-8590
Grades: 5-12
| 614 students
Rank: #99.
Bucks County Montessori Charter School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
219 Tyburn Rd
Fairless Hills, PA 19030
(215) 428-6700
Grades: K-6
| 195 students
Rank: #1010.
Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2459 Loop Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202
(717) 261-5656
Grades: 9-12
| 650 students
Rank: #1111.
Science Leadership Academy
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2130 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 979-5620
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #1212.
Irving Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
110 Cherry Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-8392
Grades: K-6
| 352 students
Rank: #1313.
Bodine William W High School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1101 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 351-7332
Grades: 9-12
| 513 students
Rank: #1414.
Creative And Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
901 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 952-2462
Grades: 9-12
| 703 students
Rank: #1515.
Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Shippensburg University, 1871
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1612
Grades: K-5
| 130 students
Rank: #1616.
Pittsburgh Dilworth K-5
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
6200 Stanton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 529-5000
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #1717.
Pittsburgh Allderdice High School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2409 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 529-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,483 students
Rank: #1818.
Pittsburgh Montessori K-5
Magnet School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 S Graham St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 529-2010
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #1919.
Mountain View Junior Senior High School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11749 State Route 106
Kingsley, PA 18826
(570) 434-2501
Grades: 7-12
| 452 students
Rank: #2020.
Moss Side Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9000 Gateway Campus Blvd
Monroeville, PA 15146
(412) 373-5830
Grades: 5-6
| 500 students
Rank: #2121.
Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
810 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 529-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #2222.
Marshall Math Science Academy
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Hale Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 703-1200
Grades: 5-8
| 352 students
Rank: #2323.
Hill Freedman World Academy
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19150
(215) 276-5260
Grades: 6-12
| 634 students
Rank: #2424.
Greater Johnstown School District's Cybe
Magnet School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1091 Broad St
Johnstown, PA 15906
(814) 533-5550
Grades: K-12
| 44 students
Rank: #2525.
Mountain View Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11748 State Route 106
Kingsley, PA 18826
(570) 434-2181
Grades: K-6
| 484 students
Rank: #2626.
Franklin Learning Center
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
616 N 15th St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 684-5916
Grades: 9-12
| 879 students
Rank: #2727.
The Science Leadership Academy At Beeber
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5925 Malvern Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 979-5320
Grades: 9-12
| 482 students
Rank: #2828.
Amy Nw
Magnet School
Math: 17% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128
(215) 951-5200
Grades: 6-8
| 305 students
Rank: #2929.
Pittsburgh Carmalt K-8
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1550 Breining St
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
(412) 529-7760
Grades: PK-8
| 550 students
Rank: #3030.
Conwell Russell Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 33% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1849 E Clearfield St
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 291-4722
Grades: 5-8
| 405 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Paul Robeson High School For Human Services
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4125 Ludlow St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 823-8207
Grades: 9-12
| 300 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Pittsburgh Liberty K-5
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Filbert St
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 529-8450
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Pittsburgh Phillips K-5
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 Sarah St
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 529-5190
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: #3434.
Pittsburgh Obama 6-12
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
515 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 529-5980
Grades: 6-12
| 952 students
Rank: #3535.
John Story Jenks Academy For The Arts An
Magnet School
Math: 28% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8301 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 248-6604
Grades: K-8
| 513 students
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