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 606 Riders Trl $689,000

606 Riders Trl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,208 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 16 Pascal Ln $1,925,000

16 Pascal Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,097 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 113 Vailco Ln $889,500

113 Vailco Ln
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,272 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 9922 Barbrook Dr $405,000

9922 Barbrook Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,078 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7407 Fireoak Dr $369,900

7407 Fireoak Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,823 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11212 Appletree Ln $419,900

11212 Appletree Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,034 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9904 CINNABAR Trl $459,990

9904 CINNABAR Trl
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,471 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8000 Parliament Pl $369,000

8000 Parliament Pl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,131 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9616 Rainlilly Ln $749,000

9616 Rainlilly Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,544 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 495 Aspen Dr $475,000

495 Aspen Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,907 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 462 Emma Loop $588,000

462 Emma Loop
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,604 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 210 Grafton Ln $379,000

210 Grafton Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,991 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 348 Drury Ln $350,000

348 Drury Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,557 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 414 Naples Ln $561,600

414 Naples Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,983 Ft²
Photos of property located at 171 Kiras Ct $395,000

171 Kiras Ct
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,881 Ft²
Photos of property located at 279 Bristlecone $569,900

279 Bristlecone
Driftwood, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,393 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 613 Upson St $799,000

613 Upson St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,334 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 5021 Mcdade Dr $465,000

5021 Mcdade Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,258 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 1904 W 36th St $399,000

1904 W 36th St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,037 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 804 Newman Dr $550,000

804 Newman Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,180 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8916 Calera Dr $2,295,000

8916 Calera Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,486 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1505 Rabb Rd $1,295,000

1505 Rabb Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,000 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1612 Bauerle Ave $1,500,000

1612 Bauerle Ave
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,708 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1508 Canterbury St $595,000

1508 Canterbury St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,595 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.

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