Best Austin Area High Schools

The Austin area is know for having some of the best public schools in America. Determining which schools and school districts are the best can be subjective and based solely on your child’s current needs and plans for the future. Although experts will say the early years of your child’s education can really set your child up for success, the high school years are the ones that are responsible for producing college ready and even more important, life ready students.

Austin Has 6 of Top 500 High Schools in US in 2014

In Austin, we are lucky to have some of the best high schools in not only Texas, but in the United States. Newsweek recognized some of these highly regarded high schools in their Annual Best High Schools in America Report. Newsweek picked their top 500 High Schools in the United States for 2014. Austin and the surrounding areas had 6 High Schools on the list.

best high schools around austinBest Austin Area High Schools

  • #8- Liberal Arts and Science Academy – Austin ISD
  • #117- Westlake High School – Eanes ISD
  • #256- Lake Travis – Lake Travis ISD
  • #268- Westwood High School – Round Rock ISD
  • #274- Drippings Springs – Dripping Springs ISD
  • #480- Austin – Austin ISD

Source: Newsweek’s Best High Schools in America Report

How Were the Schools Ranked?

Each one of these schools’ score and ranking was based on six components: Graduation Rate (25%), AP Tests taken per Graduate (25%), College Matriculation Rate (25%), Average SAT/ACT Scores (10%), Average AP/IB/AICE Scores (10%), AP Courses offered (5%).

Live in a Top High School District in Austin

Want your child to go to one of the best Austin area high schools? You can purchase a home in each of these school districts (except the Liberal Arts and Science Academy which takes applications) and get them a top quality education. The links and widgets below show you what you can buy in each high school district. Don’t forget to visit the links that go directly to each high school’s page where you can search every home for sale and learn more.

#117 – Westlake High School Homes for Sale

Westlake High School is located in the prestigious Eanes ISD, which is the top rated school district in Austin. Westlake serves the West Austin zip codes, 78746 and 78733. For more info and to search all homes for sale, visit Westlake High School Homes.

New Photos of property located at 1306 Miami Dr $460,000

1306 Miami Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,363 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 1100 OGDEN Dr $615,000

1100 OGDEN Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,186 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 2203 Bahama $750,000

2203 Bahama
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,744 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 1105 Exton Cv $975,000

1105 Exton Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,927 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2700 Berenson Ln $1,650,000

2700 Berenson Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,680 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2205 LAURANNE Ln $1,795,000

2205 LAURANNE Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,658 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9402 Winchester Rd $414,000

9402 Winchester Rd
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,274 Ft²
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#256 Lake Travis High School Homes for Sale

Lake Travis High School is located in the very highly regarded Lake Travis ISD. Lake Travis High School has some very unique college prep classes that are hugely popular among students and parents. For more info and to search homes for sale, visit Lake Travis High School Homes.

New Photos of property located at 15201 Canary St $80,000

15201 Canary St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,259 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 508 Heron Dr $80,000

508 Heron Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,500 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 306 Comet $338,000

306 Comet
Lakeway, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,879 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 110 Ameno Dr $795,000

110 Ameno Dr
Lakeway, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,815 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 5 Valhalla Ct $357,500

5 Valhalla Ct
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,500 Ft²
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#268 Westwood High School Homes for Sale

Westwood High School, located in the highly rated Round Rock ISD serves the Northwest section of Austin. Westwood High School has been highly rated for years, which has contributed o the area’s rising home prices. For more info and to search all homes for sale, check out Westwood High School Homes.

Photos of property located at 10422 Firethorn Ln $179,900

10422 Firethorn Ln
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,005 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11413 Oak Knoll Dr $349,900

11413 Oak Knoll Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,674 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11502 OAK KNOLL Dr $350,000

11502 OAK KNOLL Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,680 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10912 Conchos Trl $899,000

10912 Conchos Trl
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,393 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7303 Kapok $759,990

7303 Kapok
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,144 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9302 Topridge Dr $450,000

9302 Topridge Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,413 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11225 Conchos Trl $860,000

11225 Conchos Trl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,207 Ft²
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#274 Dripping Springs High School Homes for Sale

Dripping Springs High School is in one of the best school districts in the Austin area, the Dripping Springs ISD. Located in Dripping Springs, families can choose rural or suburban living and still have their kids attend this highly rated school. For more info and to search all homes for sale, visit Dripping Springs High School Homes.

New Photos of property located at 150 Drury Ln $394,999

150 Drury Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,829 Ft²
Photos of property located at 675 Sad Willow $598,665

675 Sad Willow
Driftwood, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,535 Ft²
Photos of property located at 190 Harris Dr $325,000

190 Harris Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,064 Ft²
Photos of property located at 287 WELLINGTON Dr $423,000

287 WELLINGTON Dr
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,157 Ft²
Photos of property located at 138 WELLINGTON Dr $424,000

138 WELLINGTON Dr
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,157 Ft²
Photos of property located at 364 Sand Hills Ln $494,791

364 Sand Hills Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,066 Ft²
Photos of property located at 13701 Fm 1826 $1,000,000

13701 Fm 1826
Austin, TX

  • 1 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,491 Ft²
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#480 Austin High School Homes for Sale

Austin High School is located in the Austin ISD and serves much of Central and South Austin. Located on the banks of Lake Austin, it is definitely the prettiest campus on the list. For more info and to search all homes for sale, visit Austin High School Homes.

New Photos of property located at 1916 W 37th St $725,000

1916 W 37th St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,590 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1112 W 10th St $1,599,500

1112 W 10th St
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,779 Ft²
Photos of property located at 301 Navasota St $450,000

301 Navasota St
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,120 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1804 Romford Dr $500,000

1804 Romford Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,670 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3209 Nancy Gale Dr $349,900

3209 Nancy Gale Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,112 Ft²
Photos of property located at 4707 Trail West Dr $535,000

4707 Trail West Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,840 Ft²
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Texas Has 31 of Top 500 Schools in US

Out of top 500 high schools in the nation, 31 are located in Texas with 6 of these located in the Austin Area. If you would like to see the numbers behind the rankings, check out the full Newsweek article here.

Buying a Home in a Top High School District? We Can Help

We’ve helped many buyers just like you find the right home in the right neighborhood for their families. We take the time to help you understand the home buying process, point out potential resale difficulties and faults of a property and negotiate the best deals. If you’re looking for a Realtor who will act consultatively, not like a sleezy car salesman, we might be the right team for you. Visit our Austin Home Buyer information page and then call us at (512) 827-8323, email us at info@11OaksRealty.com or fill out our Buyer Survey to schedule a no obligation consultation.

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