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 1206 Ogden Dr $896,000

1206 Ogden Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,586 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 16 Treemont Dr $949,000

16 Treemont Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,659 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10 HEDGE Ln $2,850,000

10 HEDGE Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,164 Ft²
Photos of property located at 4918 Timberline Dr $849,900

4918 Timberline Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,801 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3500 Day Star Cv $795,000

3500 Day Star Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,169 Ft²
Photos of property located at 817 Marly Way $3,495,000

817 Marly Way
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 7,205 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3800 Cassava Dr $4,000,000

3800 Cassava Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 4,796 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2318 Matador Cir $700,000

2318 Matador Cir
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,875 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2007 Headwater Ln $949,000

2007 Headwater Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,515 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 1 Falling Oaks $385,000

1 Falling Oaks
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,359 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 18705 Waltz Ct $439,990

18705 Waltz Ct
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,406 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 10300 Echoridge Dr $450,000

10300 Echoridge Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,976 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9103 Clearock Dr $449,000

9103 Clearock Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,333 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11207 Appletree Ln $350,000

11207 Appletree Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,246 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8213 Pilgrims Pl $289,000

8213 Pilgrims Pl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,754 Ft²
Photos of property located at 12704 Cayman Ln $280,000

12704 Cayman Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,787 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 8108 Wexford Dr $393,000

8108 Wexford Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,246 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10203 PICKFAIR Cv $599,900

10203 PICKFAIR Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,772 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10401 Charette Cv $500,000

10401 Charette Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,750 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6608 Manzanita St $859,000

6608 Manzanita St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,773 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7100 Red Maple $550,000

7100 Red Maple
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,169 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11007 Conchos Cv $1,100,000

11007 Conchos Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,000 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.

Photos of property located at 198 Bradshaw Dr $550,000

198 Bradshaw Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,671 Ft²
Photos of property located at 330 Grafton Ln $425,000

330 Grafton Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,458 Ft²
Photos of property located at 110 Sandpiper Cv $427,700

110 Sandpiper Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,828 Ft²
Photos of property located at 509 Ledge Stone Dr $429,000

509 Ledge Stone Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,530 Ft²
Photos of property located at 365 Ledge Stone Dr $429,900

365 Ledge Stone Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,921 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.

Photos of property located at 3303 Westland Dr $409,900

3303 Westland Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,282 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1804 W 34th St $890,000

1804 W 34th St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,949 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2107 Forest Trl $1,499,995

2107 Forest Trl
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,000 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3908 Idlewild Rd $859,900

3908 Idlewild Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,815 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2800 Scenic Dr $4,150,000

2800 Scenic Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,929 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2400 W 8th St $1,195,000

2400 W 8th St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,191 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2302 Rundell Pl $620,000

2302 Rundell Pl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,319 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8701 Acuarela Ct $2,250,000

8701 Acuarela Ct
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,201 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1711 MOHLE Dr $1,350,000

1711 MOHLE Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,153 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7605 Hawkeye Dr $310,000

7605 Hawkeye Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,112 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1705 Bauerle Ave $524,900

1705 Bauerle Ave
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,244 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1906 Scenic Dr $9,990,000

1906 Scenic Dr
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 8,264 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3001 Del Curto #21 $639,000

3001 Del Curto #21
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,362 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2111 De Verne St $475,000

2111 De Verne St
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,102 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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