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 2224 Gilia Dr $525,500

2224 Gilia Dr
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,191 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1708 Acacia Bud Dr $965,000

1708 Acacia Bud Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,171 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2808 Hatley Dr $2,750,000

2808 Hatley Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,050 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5902 Sedgefield Dr $879,000

5902 Sedgefield Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,828 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1307 Wilderness Dr $675,000

1307 Wilderness Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,419 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2318 Matador Cir $659,000

2318 Matador Cir
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,875 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2403 Saratoga Dr $415,000

2403 Saratoga Dr
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,481 Ft²
Photos of property located at 101 S Lowell Ln $2,495,000

101 S Lowell Ln
Austin, TX

  • 8 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 7,378 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1009 Elder Cir $2,595,000

1009 Elder Cir
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,890 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 3921 Vail Dv $574,900

3921 Vail Dv
Bee Cave, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,702 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 502 Dragon $379,000

502 Dragon
Lakeway, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,017 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 10404 Yucca Dr $499,900

10404 Yucca Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,579 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9705 Talleyran Cv $599,990

9705 Talleyran Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,434 Ft²
Photos of property located at 12011 Nw Bell Ave $469,900

12011 Nw Bell Ave
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,246 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10506 Weller Dr $579,000

10506 Weller Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,275 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6400 Jennings Dr $234,900

6400 Jennings Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,328 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11513 KEMPWOOD Dr $419,900

11513 KEMPWOOD Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,953 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11902 Rust Rd $278,000

11902 Rust Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,124 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11301 Blackmoor Dr $388,888

11301 Blackmoor Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,996 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9508 Aire Libre Dr $389,000

9508 Aire Libre Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,690 Ft²
Photos of property located at 12300 Owl Cv $261,500

12300 Owl Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,376 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8302 Pommel Cv $639,500

8302 Pommel Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,296 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6707 Colina Ln $429,000

6707 Colina Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,153 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 116 Big Sky Cv $549,000

116 Big Sky Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,172 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 174 Drury Ln $360,000

174 Drury Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,685 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 250 Kiras Ct $330,000

250 Kiras Ct
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,397 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 740 Harris Dr $337,950

740 Harris Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,268 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 1303 E 3rd St $285,000

1303 E 3rd St
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,220 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 2210 Iva Ln $499,000

2210 Iva Ln
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,136 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 905 W 30th St $829,900

905 W 30th St
Austin, TX

  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,068 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3006 Gilbert St $1,095,000

3006 Gilbert St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,523 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2111 W 11th St $699,000

2111 W 11th St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,690 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1801 Lightsey Rd $1,850,000

1801 Lightsey Rd
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,600 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2705 Cherry Ln $1,095,000

2705 Cherry Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,552 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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