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  1. #1 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    The Davidson Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Online School,

    RENO, NV,

    5-12,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Throughout my years as a student I have been to private, public, magnet, and online schools, but none of those experiences compare to the DA online campus. When I first joined Davidson I was...I’ve made strong friendships and connections throughout my two years. Davidson has helped be become a successful student too. I’d always had trouble taking notes, planning, and studying but DAO has....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 178,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    MA Academy for Math & Science School

    Public School,

    WORCESTER, MA,

    11-12,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Mass Academy is an amazing school! The collaborative environment and assignments that are geared toward challenge and real-world applications make being a student here an inspiring and enjoyable....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 99,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Maggie Walker Governor's School

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    Public School,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    9-12,

    136 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says MLWGS is a wonderful place, and I could not have made a better decision than to come here. The teachers are so talented and engaging, and they make learning truly enjoyable. Contrary to popular....

    Read 136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 746,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    554 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've had a lot of fun at TJ. I'm a senior and I've really enjoyed my 3.5 years at TJ so far! Fingers crossed for college decisions.I like the nerdy atmosphere. It's really nice to sit around before school starts talking about the latest research and our favorite books. I've also had really good luck with teachers. Every teacher in all four years has been really good. I especially like DNA and Biotech. Lots of fun toys and we get to design our experiments!Marching band is really fun and anyone who plays a band instrument should join. You make a lot of friends that way. Homecoming is always really fun. Homecoming will probably be delayed. I hope COVID vaccines will be out for the general public by the end of the year so we can have senior homecoming! It's very...About workload, I've never been overwhelmed and I had time to goof off and relax even during junior year..

    Read 554 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Payton College Preparatory High School

    Chicago Public Schools, IL,

    9-12,

    400 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've been here for all four years and I love this school! Truly, the best part of the school is the teachers. Of course, you'll have a few that aren't your favorite, but I've found teachers I really....

    Read 400 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,220,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Bergen County Academies

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    HACKENSACK, NJ,

    9-12,

    527 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bergen County Academies is a school for intellectual and talented students with numerous opportunities and resources. The school has a wide variety of classes in all sorts of fields including....

    Read 527 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,086,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    AURORA, IL,

    10-12,

    344 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I truly enjoy the community and culture at IMSA. Students are like-minded and academically driven toward higher education and accomplishments. Staff and teachers are very knowledgeable and helpful,...If I could change anything about IMSA it would be to improve better inclusion of teacher preparation for student extended so that academic workload is better balanced. Additionally, I would like to....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 631,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    The Academy for Mathematics, Science & Engineering

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    ROCKAWAY, NJ,

    9-12,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The Academy for Mathematics, Science & Engineering is not only a well designed program for students in Morris County interested in STEM, but is also the catalyst for the formation of a community of....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 164,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    School of Science & Engineering

    Blue checkmark.

    Dallas Independent School District, TX,

    8-12,

    212 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The academic program truly helps students be prepared for college. As part of the School of Science and Engineering's accelerated math track, I took Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus AB as....

    Read 212 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 492,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Julia R. Masterman Secondary School

    Philadelphia City School District, PA,

    5-12,

    258 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I've attended Julia R. Masterman from the fifth grade to the present. I am consistently challenged academically which only helps me to grow. I've built great relationships with many of my peers as....

    Read 258 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,207,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  11. #19 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Academy for Information Technology

    Public School,

    SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ,

    9-12,

    119 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This school is pretty great, with extremely engaging teachers who care about their students. The smaller class sizes and specialized programs are great for creating bonds between the students and the....

    Read 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 284,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  12. #22 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Pine View School

    Blue checkmark.

    Sarasota County Schools, FL,

    2-12,

    347 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says It's a great school if you are focused on academics. There is lot of work and studying effort to be done, however success never comes easy. I've personally have had all the nice teachers (incredibly....

    Read 347 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,877,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  13. #23 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Tesla STEM High School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    9-12,

    98 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior at Tesla STEM High School and will have spent all four years here. I love this school for several reasons. The small class size makes you feel at home and forms a strong....

    Read 98 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 603,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Magnet High Schools in America.

    Academic Magnet High School

    Charleston County School District, SC,

    9-12,

    274 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The Academic Magnet High School is definitely something to consider applying to, or consider attending if you have already been accepted. It is generally a great experience, especially with the....

    Read 274 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 687,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,