Top 10 Best Virginia Magnet Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 202 magnet public schools serving 192,346 students in Virginia.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Virginia are Old Donation School, Kent Gardens Elementary School and Galileo Magnet High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Virginia magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Virginia public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 70% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Magnet Public Schools in Virginia (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Old Donation School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4633 Honeygrove Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
(757) 648-3240
Grades: 2-8
| 1,304 students
Rank: #22.
Kent Gardens Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1717 Melbourne Dr
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 394-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 1,024 students
Rank: #33.
Galileo Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
230 S. Ridge St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 773-8186
Grades: 9-12
| 251 students
Rank: #44.
Longfellow Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2000 Westmoreland St
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 533-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,267 students
Rank: #55.
Cooper Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
977 Balls Hill Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 442-5800
Grades: 7-8
| 1,001 students
Rank: #66.
Carson Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13618 Mclearen Rd
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 925-3600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,446 students
Rank: #77.
Arlington Traditional
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1030 N. Mckinley Road
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-6290
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #88.
Waller Mill Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
314 Waller Mill Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 220-4060
Grades: K-5
| 359 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Innovation Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1501 N. Lincoln Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 404 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Mary G. Porter Traditional
Magnet School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15311 Forest Grove Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703) 580-6501
Grades: 1-8
| 669 students
Rank: #1111.
Grassfield High School
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2007 Grizzly Trail
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 558-4749
Grades: 9-12
| 2,289 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Great Falls Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
701 Walker Rd
Great Falls, VA 22066
(703) 757-2100
Grades: PK-6
| 525 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Lake Braddock Secondary
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9200 Burke Lake Rd
Burke, VA 22015
(703) 426-1000
Grades: 7-12
| 4,368 students
Rank: #1414.
Buckland Mills Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10511 Wharfdale Place
Gainesville, VA 20155
(703) 530-1560
Grades: PK-5
| 739 students
Rank: #1515.
Ashland Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15300 Bowmans Folly Dr.
Manassas, VA 20112
(703) 583-8774
Grades: PK-5
| 783 students
Rank: #1616.
Deep Run High School
Magnet School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4801 Twin Hickory Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 364-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,026 students
Rank: #1717.
T Clay Wood Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10600 Kettle Run Road
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 594-3990
Grades: PK-5
| 827 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Mountain View Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5600 Mcleod Way
Haymarket, VA 20169
(703) 754-4161
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Old Bridge Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3051 Old Bridge Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 491-5614
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #2020.
Western Albemarle High School
Magnet School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5941 Rockfish Gap Turnpike
Crozet, VA 22932
(434) 823-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,152 students
Rank: #2121.
Glenkirk Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8584 Sedge Wren Drive
Gainesville, VA 20155
(703) 753-1702
Grades: PK-5
| 636 students
Rank: #2222.
Ocean Lakes High School
Magnet School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
885 Schuman Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 648-5550
Grades: 9-12
| 1,978 students
Rank: #2323.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 750-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,902 students
Rank: #2424.
Battlefield High School
Magnet School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15000 Graduation Dr.
Haymarket, VA 20169
(571) 261-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,555 students
Rank: #2525.
Westridge Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12400 Knightsbridge Dr
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 590-3711
Grades: PK-5
| 688 students
Rank: #2626.
Osbourn Park High School
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8909 Euclid Ave
Manassas, VA 20111
(703) 365-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,757 students
Rank: #2727.
Woodbridge High School
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3001 Old Bridge Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 497-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,831 students
Rank: #2828.
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12505 Kahns Rd
Manassas, VA 20112
(703) 791-2099
Grades: PK-5
| 646 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Fox Mill Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2611 Viking Dr
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 262-2700
Grades: PK-6
| 583 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Irving Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8100 Old Keene Mill Rd
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 912-4500
Grades: 7-8
| 1,223 students
Rank: #3131.
Godwin High School
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 Pump Rd
Henrico, VA 23238
(804) 750-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,856 students
Rank: #3232.
Robinson Secondary
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5035 Sideburn Rd
Fairfax, VA 22032
(703) 426-2100
Grades: 7-12
| 3,693 students
Rank: #3333.
Albemarle High School
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2775 Hydraulic Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 975-9300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,909 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Coles Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7405 Hoadly Rd
Manassas, VA 20112
(703) 791-3141
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Rockledge Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2300 Mariner Ln
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 491-2108
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked magnet public schools in Virginia?
The top ranked magnet public schools in Virginia include Old Donation School, Kent Gardens Elementary School and Galileo Magnet High School.
How many magnet public schools are located in Virginia?
202 magnet public schools are located in Virginia.
What is the racial composition of students in Virginia?
Virginia magnet public schools minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Virginia public schools average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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