Top 10 Best Texas Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 273 magnet public schools serving 218,222 students in Texas.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Texas are Carnegie Vanguard High School, Martha & Josh Morriss Math & Engineering Elementary School and School For The Talented And Gifted. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Texas magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Magnet Public Schools in Texas (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carnegie Vanguard High School
Magnet School
(Math: 95% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1501 Taft
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 732-3690
Grades: 9-12
| 913 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
Martha & Josh Morriss Math & Engineering Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4826 University Park
Texarkana, TX 75503
(903) 791-2262
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
School For The Talented And Gifted
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5970
Grades: 9-12
| 502 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
School Of Science And Engineering
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5960
Grades: 9-12
| 501 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
William B Travis Vanguard Of Academically Tag
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3001 Mckinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(972) 794-7500
Grades: 4-8
| 498 students
Rank: #66.
Hudson Elementary School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1311 Lilly St
Longview, TX 75606
(903) 803-5100
Grades: 1-5
| 578 students
Rank: #77.
Debakey H S For Health Prof
Magnet School
(Math: 83% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2545 Pressler
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 741-2410
Grades: 9-12
| 891 students
Rank: #88.
T H Rogers School
Magnet School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5840 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 917-3565
Grades: PK-12
| 978 students
Rank: #99.
River Oaks Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2008 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 942-1460
Grades: PK-5
| 603 students
Rank: #1010.
Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1718 Robert B Cullum Blvd
Dallas, TX 75210
(972) 749-5200
Grades: 6-12
| 592 students
Rank: #1111.
Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5314 Boaz St
Dallas, TX 75209
(972) 749-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
Rank: #1212.
Stafford Stem Magnet Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
200 Stafford Pride
Stafford, TX 77477
(281) 261-9200
Grades: 3-8
| 175 students
Rank: #1313.
Kinder H S For Performing And Visual Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
790 Austin St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 942-1960
Grades: 9-12
| 781 students
Rank: #1414.
Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5445 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 295-5276
Grades: PK-8
| 710 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Health Careers High School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4646 Hamilton Wolfe
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 397-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 908 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Talkington School For Young Women Leaders
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
415 N Ivory Ave
Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 219-2200
Grades: 6-12
| 438 students
Rank: #1717.
El Magnet At Reagan Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2321 E 21st St
Odessa, TX 79760
(432) 456-1189
Grades: PK-5
| 607 students
Rank: #1818.
Iuniversity Prep
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3051 Ira E Woods Ave
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 305-4895
Grades: 5-12
| 1,340 students
Rank: #1919.
Kimberlin For Excel
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1520 Cumberland Dr
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 926-2560
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #2020.
George B Dealey Montessori Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6501 Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 794-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 600 students
Rank: #2121.
Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 468 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
East Early College High School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
220 N Milby St
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 847-4809
Grades: 9-12
| 448 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
School Of Business And Management
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 484 students
Rank: #2424.
South Texas Isd Preparatory Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
724 Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 381-5522
Grades: 7-8
| 614 students
Rank: #2525.
Global Leadership Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
305 W College St
Terrell, TX 75160
(972) 551-5796
Grades: K-5
| 212 students
Rank: #2626.
Dallas Environmental Science Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3531 N Westmoreland Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 794-3950
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Rank: #2727.
Travis Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3311 Beauchamp St
Houston, TX 77009
(713) 802-4790
Grades: PK-5
| 700 students
Rank: #2828.
Pin Oak Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4601 Glenmont
Bellaire, TX 77401
(713) 295-6500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,224 students
Rank: #2929.
Kolter Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6300 Ave B
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 726-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Hillside For Excel
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2014 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2550
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Oak Forest Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1401 W 43rd St
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 613-2536
Grades: PK-5
| 865 students
Rank: #3232.
Lanier Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2600 Woodhead St
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 942-1900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,415 students
Rank: #3333.
Walnut Glen For Excel
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3101 Edgewood Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8330
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #3434.
Wilson Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2807 25th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
(806) 219-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Energy Institute High School
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3501 Southmore Blvd
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 802-4620
Grades: 9-12
| 696 students
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Texas magnet public schools minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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