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.

Photos of property located at 1905 Holly Hill Dr $815,000

1905 Holly Hill Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,979 Ft²
Photos of property located at 202 Redbud Trl $5,950,000

202 Redbud Trl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,069 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1300 Ogden Dr $739,000

1300 Ogden Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,285 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3806 CORUM Cv $3,450,000

3806 CORUM Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 7,452 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3703 Tekoa Cv $1,750,000

3703 Tekoa Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,878 Ft²
Photos of property located at 701 Brandon Way $4,750,000

701 Brandon Way
Austin, TX

  • 8 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 12,264 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1810 Intervail Dr $750,000

1810 Intervail Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,598 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10912 Bidens Pl $525,000

10912 Bidens Pl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,045 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 104 Vixen Ct $425,000

104 Vixen Ct
Lakeway, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,115 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 202 Rivulet Ln $379,000

202 Rivulet Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,023 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 17 Chandon Ln $369,000

17 Chandon Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,560 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 5804 Sabino $466,800

5804 Sabino
Spicewood, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,016 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 7519 Fireoak Dr $569,500

7519 Fireoak Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,657 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11400 Rockwell Pl $579,000

11400 Rockwell Pl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,134 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11146 Rio Vista Dr $369,000

11146 Rio Vista Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,882 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11111 Crossland Dr $415,000

11111 Crossland Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,054 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11800 Arabian Trl $389,900

11800 Arabian Trl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,820 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6819 Bayridge Ter $495,000

6819 Bayridge Ter
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,981 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7702 Penelope Cir $729,000

7702 Penelope Cir
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,500 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10204 WORCESTER Cv $659,900

10204 WORCESTER Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,359 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11729 Bell Ave #A $449,000

11729 Bell Ave #A
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,688 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9803 Ravenwood Cv $899,750

9803 Ravenwood Cv
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,030 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10710 D K Ranch Rd $799,000

10710 D K Ranch Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,500 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9009 Scotsman Dr $499,900

9009 Scotsman Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,180 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 581 Aspen Dr $600,000

581 Aspen Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,872 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 302 BITTERROOT $620,000

302 BITTERROOT
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,523 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 150 Granite Ln $549,900

150 Granite Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,149 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 170 Maeves Way $332,900

170 Maeves Way
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,452 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 9 Sentinel Hl $430,000

9 Sentinel Hl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,623 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 237 Seneca $749,900

237 Seneca
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,692 Ft²
Photos of property located at 273 Naples Ln $449,500

273 Naples Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,346 Ft²
Photos of property located at 248 Sand Hills Ln $454,999

248 Sand Hills Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,436 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 7712 Menler Dr $475,000

7712 Menler Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,286 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 3608 Dali Ln $1,999,000

3608 Dali Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,051 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 2406 Sharon Ln $595,000

2406 Sharon Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,819 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5008 Summerset Trl $290,000

5008 Summerset Trl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,229 Ft²
Photos of property located at 4324 Verano Dr $1,675,000

4324 Verano Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,217 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5709 Keli Ct $425,000

5709 Keli Ct
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,794 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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