Top 10 Best Pennsylvania Magnet Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 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 50% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 63% 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).

Top Pennsylvania Magnet Public Schools (2021)

  • 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: 96% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1699 Spring Garden St
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 299-4661

    Grades: 5-12 | 1,197 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2825 State St
    Erie, PA 16508
    (814) 874-6300

    Grades: 9-12 | 853 students
  • Rank: #44.
    High School Of Engineering & Science Carver High School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1600 W Norris St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 684-5079

    Grades: 7-12 | 889 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Academy At Palumbo Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1100 Catharine St
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215) 351-7618

    Grades: 9-12 | 916 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Gamp Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    23rd And Ritner Sts
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215) 952-8590

    Grades: 5-12 | 614 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Girls High School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1400 W Olney Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    (215) 276-5258

    Grades: 9-12 | 983 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Science Leadership Academy Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2130 Arch St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 979-5620

    Grades: 9-12 | 498 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Bucks County Montessori Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    219 Tyburn Rd
    Fairless Hills, PA 19030
    (215) 428-6700

    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Parkway Center City Middle College Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    540 N 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    (215) 299-8801

    Grades: 9-12 | 476 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Bodine William W High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1101 N 4th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    (215) 351-7332

    Grades: 9-12 | 513 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    The Science Leadership Academy At Beeber Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5925 Malvern Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (215) 979-5320

    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2459 Loop Road
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    (717) 261-5656

    Grades: 9-12 | 650 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    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: #14-1514.- 15.
    Pittsburgh Montessori K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    201 S Graham St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-2010

    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Pittsburgh Allderdice High School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2409 Shady Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    (412) 529-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,483 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    Irving Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    110 Cherry Ave
    Altoona, PA 16601
    (814) 946-8392

    Grades: K-6 | 352 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Grace B Luhrs Univ Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Shippensburg University, 1871
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 477-1612

    Grades: K-5 | 130 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Pittsburgh Dilworth K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6200 Stanton Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-5000

    Grades: PK-5 | 463 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Moss Side Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 55% | 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: 51% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    810 Arch Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 529-4100

    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Hill Freedman World Academy Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA 19150
    (215) 276-5260

    Grades: 6-12 | 634 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Philadelphia Military Academy At Elverson Magnet School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2118-2160 N 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19122
    (215) 684-5091

    Grades: 9-12 | 305 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Marshall Math Science Academy Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Hale Avenue
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    (717) 703-1200

    Grades: 5-8 | 352 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Mountain View Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11748 State Route 106
    Kingsley, PA 18826
    (570) 434-2181

    Grades: K-6 | 484 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Mountain View Junior Senior High School Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11749 State Route 106
    Kingsley, PA 18826
    (570) 434-2501

    Grades: 7-12 | 452 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Amy Nw Magnet School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6000 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 951-5200

    Grades: 6-8 | 305 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Franklin Learning Center Magnet School
    Math: 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: #2929.
    Conwell Russell Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1849 E Clearfield St
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
    (215) 291-4722

    Grades: 5-8 | 405 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Lankenau High School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    201 Spring Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 487-4465

    Grades: 9-12 | 344 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Filbert St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    (412) 529-8450

    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Parkway West Magnet School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4725 Fairmont Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 471-5007

    Grades: 9-12 | 310 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 N. Highland Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 529-5980

    Grades: 6-12 | 952 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Pittsburgh Linden K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    725 S Linden Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    (412) 529-3996

    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1901 Sarah St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    (412) 529-5190

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
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