Top 10 Best Virginia Magnet Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 143 magnet public schools serving 153,580 students in Virginia.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in Virginia are Old Donation School, Thomas Jefferson High School and Arlington Traditional. 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 83% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 78% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Virginia Magnet Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
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
| 1,327 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Thomas Jefferson High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 750-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,809 students
Rank: #33.
Arlington Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
855 N. Edison St
Arlington, VA 22205
(703) 228-6290
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #44.
Grassfield High School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2007 Grizzly Trail
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 558-4749
Grades: 9-12
| 2,232 students
Rank: #55.
Longfellow Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2000 Westmoreland St
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 533-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,338 students
Rank: #66.
Cooper Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
977 Balls Hill Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 442-5800
Grades: 7-8
| 946 students
Rank: #77.
Mary G. Porter Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15311 Forest Grove Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703) 580-6501
Grades: 1-8
| 681 students
Rank: #88.
Kent Gardens Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1717 Melbourne Dr
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 394-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 1,016 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Arlington Science Focus
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1501 N. Lincoln Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Deer Park Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11541 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 591-7470
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #1111.
Galileo Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
230 S. Ridge St.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 773-8186
Grades: 9-12
| 265 students
Rank: #1212.
Deep Run High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4801 Twin Hickory Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 364-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,988 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Carson Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7630 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 925-3600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,472 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Pennington
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9305 Stonewall Rd.
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 369-6644
Grades: 1-8
| 657 students
Rank: #1515.
Godwin High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2101 Pump Rd
Henrico, VA 23238
(804) 750-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,830 students
Rank: #1616.
Waller Mill Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
314 Waller Mill Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 220-4060
Grades: K-5
| 322 students
Rank: #1717.
Churchland High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4301 Cedar Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 686-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,413 students
Rank: #1818.
Francis W. Jones Magnet Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1819 Nickerson Blvd
Hampton, VA 23663
(757) 850-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 685 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Battlefield High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15000 Graduation Dr.
Haymarket, VA 20169
(571) 261-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,928 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Patriot High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10504 Kettle Run Road
Nokesville, VA 20181
(703) 594-3020
Grades: 9-12
| 2,846 students
Rank: #2121.
Great Falls Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
701 Walker Rd
Great Falls, VA 22066
(703) 757-2100
Grades: PK-6
| 470 students
Rank: #2222.
Ocean Lakes High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
885 Schuman Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 648-5550
Grades: 9-12
| 1,990 students
Rank: #2323.
First Colonial High School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1272 Mill Dam Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
(757) 648-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,808 students
Rank: #2424.
Buckland Mills Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10511 Wharfdale Place
Gainesville, VA 20155
(703) 530-1560
Grades: PK-5
| 705 students
Rank: #2525.
Fox Mill Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 95% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2611 Viking Dr
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 262-2700
Grades: PK-6
| 544 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Lake Braddock Secondary
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9200 Burke Lake Rd
Burke, VA 22015
(703) 426-1000
Grades: 7-12
| 4,360 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Robinson Secondary
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5035 Sideburn Rd
Fairfax, VA 22032
(703) 426-2100
Grades: 7-12
| 3,780 students
Rank: #2828.
Irving Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8100 Old Keene Mill Rd
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 912-4500
Grades: 7-8
| 1,195 students
Rank: #2929.
Glen Allen High School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10700 Staples Mill Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 501-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,013 students
Rank: #3030.
Deep Creek High School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2900 Margaret Booker Dr
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 558-5302
Grades: 9-12
| 1,577 students
Rank: #3131.
Western Albemarle High School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5941 Rockfish Gap Turnpike
Crozet, VA 22932
(434) 823-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,144 students
Rank: #3232.
Nansemond River High School
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3301 Nansemond Pkwy
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 923-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 1,688 students
Rank: #3333.
Ronald Wilson Reagan Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15801 Tanning House Place
Haymarket, VA 20169
(571) 402-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,383 students
Rank: #3434.
Powell Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 92% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13340 Leland Rd.
Centreville, VA 20120
(571) 522-6000
Grades: PK-6
| 929 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
E.h. Marsteller Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14000 Sudley Manor Dr
Bristow, VA 20136
(703) 393-7608
Grades: 6-8
| 1,251 students
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