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For the 2021 school year, there are 261 magnet public schools serving 222,399 students in Texas.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Texas are William B Travis Acad/vangrd For Academically Tag, Irma Rangel Young Womens Leadership Middle School and Debakey H S For Health Prof. 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 46% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Texas Magnet Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    William B Travis Acad/vangrd For Academically Tag Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3001 Mckinney Ave
    Dallas, TX 75204
    (972) 794-7500

    Grades: 6-8 | 312 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Irma Rangel Young Womens Leadership Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1718 Robert B Cullum Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75210
    (972) 749-5200

    Grades: 6-8 | 276 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Debakey H S For Health Prof Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3100 Shenandoah St
    Houston, TX 77021
    (713) 741-2410

    Grades: 9-12 | 890 students
  • Rank: #44.
    William B Travis Acdmy/vngrd For Academically Tag Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3001 Mckinney Ave
    Dallas, TX 75204
    (972) 794-7500

    Grades: 4-5 | 200 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Hudson Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1311 Lilly St
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 803-5100

    Grades: 1-5 | 602 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Health Careers High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4646 Hamilton Wolfe
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210) 397-5400

    Grades: 9-12 | 843 students
  • Rank: #77.
    East Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    220 N Milby St
    Houston, TX 77003
    (713) 847-4809

    Grades: 9-12 | 485 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Carnegie Vanguard High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1501 Taft
    Houston, TX 77019
    (713) 732-3690

    Grades: 9-12 | 626 students
  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Magnet School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1201 E Eighth St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 925-5920

    Grades: 9-12 | 403 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Dallas Environmental Science Academy Magnet School
    Math: 96% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3531 N Westmoreland Rd
    Dallas, TX 75212
    (972) 794-3950

    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    El Magnet At Reagan Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2321 E 21st St
    Odessa, TX 79760
    (432) 456-1189

    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    George Bannerman Dealey International Academy Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6501 Royal Ln
    Dallas, TX 75230
    (972) 794-8400

    Grades: 7-8 | 170 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    T H Rogers School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5840 San Felipe St
    Houston, TX 77057
    (713) 917-3565

    Grades: PK-12 | 971 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Horn Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4530 Holly St
    Bellaire, TX 77401
    (713) 295-5264

    Grades: PK-5 | 857 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Kimberlin Academy For Excel Magnet School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1520 Cumberland Dr
    Garland, TX 75040
    (972) 926-2560

    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy Magnet School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5314 Boaz St
    Dallas, TX 75209
    (972) 749-5400

    Grades: 6-8 | 421 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Roberts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6000 Greenbriar St
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 295-5272

    Grades: PK-5 | 759 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Martha & Josh Morriss Math & Engineering Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4826 University Park
    Texarkana, TX 75503
    (903) 791-2262

    Grades: K-5 | 407 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Lanier Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2600 Woodhead St
    Houston, TX 77098
    (713) 942-1900

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,469 student
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    River Oaks Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2008 Kirby Dr
    Houston, TX 77019
    (713) 942-1460

    Grades: K-5 | 645 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    School Of Business And Management Magnet School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1201 E Eighth St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 925-5920

    Grades: 9-12 | 491 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    School Of Health Professions Magnet School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1201 E Eighth St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 925-5930

    Grades: 9-12 | 546 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Rosie Sorrells Education And Social Services High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1201 E Eighth St
    Dallas, TX 75203
    (972) 925-5940

    Grades: 9-12 | 331 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Mandarin Immersion Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5445 W Alabama
    Houston, TX 77056
    (713) 295-5276

    Grades: PK-7 | 638 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Booker T Washington Spva Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3434 S R L Thornton
    Dallas, TX 75201
    (972) 925-1200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,002 student
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Challenge Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5601 W Loop S
    Houston, TX 77081
    (713) 664-9712

    Grades: 9-12 | 468 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Hillside Academy For Excel Magnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2014 Dairy Rd
    Garland, TX 75041
    (972) 926-2550

    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    George Bannerman Dealey Montessori Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6501 Royal Ln
    Dallas, TX 75230
    (972) 794-8400

    Grades: PK-6 | 441 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Talkington School For Young Women Leaders Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    415 N Ivory Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79403
    (806) 219-2200

    Grades: 6-12 | 472 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Walnut Glen Academy For Excel Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3101 Edgewood Dr
    Garland, TX 75042
    (972) 494-8330

    Grades: K-5 | 418 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Rising Scholars Academy Of South Texas Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    151 S Helen Moore Rd
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 399-4358

    Grades: 7-8 | 497 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Barack Obama Male Leadership Aca At Bf Darrell Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4730 S Lancaster
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (972) 749-2100

    Grades: 6-8 | 228 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Harry Stone Montessori Academy Magnet School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4747 Veterans Dr
    Dallas, TX 75216
    (972) 794-3400

    Grades: 6-8 | 230 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Twain Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7500 Braes Blvd
    Houston, TX 77025
    (713) 295-5230

    Grades: PK-5 | 884 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    North Houston Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8001 Fulton St Bldg C
    Houston, TX 77022
    (713) 696-6168

    Grades: 9-12 | 471 students
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