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 2810 Padina Dr $925,000

2810 Padina Dr
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,317 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1003 Lipan Trl $499,900

1003 Lipan Trl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,277 Ft²
Photos of property located at 201 Billings Ln $1,270,000

201 Billings Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,362 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2901 Demona Dr $1,100,000

2901 Demona Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,153 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2105 Lauranne Ln $705,000

2105 Lauranne Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,298 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2320 Rivina Dr $749,500

2320 Rivina Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,600 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 102 Largo Cv $699,990

102 Largo Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,565 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 8917 Ambrosia $677,100

8917 Ambrosia
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,233 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2302 Jacks Pass $345,000

2302 Jacks Pass
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,509 Ft²
Photos of property located at 209 Varco Dr $489,999

209 Varco Dr
Lakeway, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,461 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.

New Photos of property located at 13411 Lois Ln $235,000

13411 Lois Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,902 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7002 Fireoak $379,000

7002 Fireoak
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,714 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11105 Blackmoor Dr $298,000

11105 Blackmoor Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,492 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11903 Nene Dr $215,000

11903 Nene Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,523 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10401 Charette Cv $525,000

10401 Charette Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,750 Ft²
Photos of property located at 12107 Wander Ln $235,000

12107 Wander Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,740 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8402 Vaquero Cv $490,000

8402 Vaquero Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,653 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11321 D K Ranch Rd $319,400

11321 D K Ranch Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,852 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10402 Weller Dr $440,000

10402 Weller Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,427 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11605 Ironwood Cir $499,500

11605 Ironwood Cir
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,276 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6608 Manzanita St $889,000

6608 Manzanita St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,773 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7100 Red Maple $530,000

7100 Red Maple
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,169 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 302 Jayne Cv $489,900

302 Jayne Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,302 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 209 Jayne Cv $474,900

209 Jayne Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,909 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 330 Jayne Cv $489,900

330 Jayne Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,302 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 127 Terrace Ct $331,500

127 Terrace Ct
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,506 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 8 Anglin Ln $279,900

8 Anglin Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,267 Ft²
Photos of property located at 415 Harris Dr $289,900

415 Harris Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,198 Ft²
Photos of property located at 902 Kemp Hills Dr $299,900

902 Kemp Hills Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,713 Ft²
Photos of property located at 345 MIRAFIELD Ln $429,000

345 MIRAFIELD Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,456 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 1510 PALMA Plz $749,000

1510 PALMA Plz
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,976 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 2109 W 12th St $525,000

2109 W 12th St
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,152 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 2500 Hartford $625,000

2500 Hartford
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,561 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1806 W 34th St $1,195,000

1806 W 34th St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,842 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5700 Keli Ct $430,000

5700 Keli Ct
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,601 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1814 Ashby Ave $510,000

1814 Ashby Ave
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 936 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1714 W 34th St $630,000

1714 W 34th St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,452 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2003 Stamford Ln $1,695,000

2003 Stamford Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,039 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2307 W 10th St $1,199,000

2307 W 10th St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,101 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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