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 2105 Mecca Rd $395,000

2105 Mecca Rd
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,550 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2402 De Soto Dr $500,000

2402 De Soto Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,400 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8 Pascal Ln $5,850,000

8 Pascal Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,149 Ft²
Photos of property located at 16 Pascal Ln $1,695,000

16 Pascal Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,097 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8301 Tyndale Cv $1,870,000

8301 Tyndale Cv
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,355 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2929 Westlake Cv $1,999,000

2929 Westlake Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,437 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5612 Clarion Cv $1,625,000

5612 Clarion Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,940 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1724 Lemon Mint Ct $749,000

1724 Lemon Mint Ct
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,520 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 903 Barrie Dr $519,000

903 Barrie Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,552 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8705 Fescue Ln $579,900

8705 Fescue Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,028 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5808 Sabino Dr $479,747

5808 Sabino Dr
Spicewood, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,261 Ft²
Photos of property located at 213 Rivulet Ln $390,000

213 Rivulet Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,033 Ft²
Photos of property located at 807 Malabar St $615,000

807 Malabar St
Lakeway, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,251 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5 Grapewood Ct $375,000

5 Grapewood Ct
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,565 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5916 Sabino Dr $490,699

5916 Sabino Dr
Spicewood, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,515 Ft²
Photos of property located at 206 Indianwood Dr $475,000

206 Indianwood Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,816 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1103 Hurst Holw $550,000

1103 Hurst Holw
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,000 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3508 Arvin Dr $475,000

3508 Arvin Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,143 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 9107 Skye Cv $475,000

9107 Skye Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,298 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8017 Scotland Yard $287,500

8017 Scotland Yard
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,566 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11409 Pradera $350,000

11409 Pradera
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,787 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9707 Talleyran Cv $739,900

9707 Talleyran Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,767 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11305 Oak Knoll Dr $364,950

11305 Oak Knoll Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,759 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11512 Kempwood Dr $580,000

11512 Kempwood Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,412 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 427 Drury Ln $375,900

427 Drury Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,557 Ft²
Photos of property located at 123 Denise Cv $596,402

123 Denise Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,346 Ft²
Photos of property located at 683 Emma Loop $614,290

683 Emma Loop
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,016 Ft²
Photos of property located at 212 Jayne Cv $537,330

212 Jayne Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,775 Ft²
Photos of property located at 168 Rocky Spot Dr $541,028

168 Rocky Spot Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,573 Ft²
Photos of property located at 931 Catalina Ln $395,248

931 Catalina Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,398 Ft²
Photos of property located at 411 Mirafield Ln $424,900

411 Mirafield Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,995 Ft²
Photos of property located at 558 Emma Loop $629,000

558 Emma Loop
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,029 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 1508 E 11th St $699,900

1508 E 11th St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,625 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8901 Calera Dr $1,975,000

8901 Calera Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,666 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1709 Valeria St $619,000

1709 Valeria St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,727 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3704 Verano Dr $2,599,000

3704 Verano Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,574 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7505 Vol Walker Dr $275,000

7505 Vol Walker Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,703 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3211 Bryker Dr $595,000

3211 Bryker Dr
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,373 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3603 Bridle Path $950,000

3603 Bridle Path
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,877 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2101 Townes Ln $745,000

2101 Townes Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,532 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5706 Reynolds Rd $499,900

5706 Reynolds Rd
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,798 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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