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 3517 Fawn Trl $525,000

3517 Fawn Trl
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,100 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6010 Cape Coral Dr $977,000

6010 Cape Coral Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,321 Ft²
Photos of property located at 5903 Cane Pace $835,000

5903 Cane Pace
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,334 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2913 Westlake Cv $6,900,000

2913 Westlake Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,377 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3 Grove Ct $950,000

3 Grove Ct
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,636 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 107 Malus Ct $359,900

107 Malus Ct
Lakeway, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,331 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 7732 Yaupon Dr $689,000

7732 Yaupon Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,330 Ft²
Photos of property located at 6703 Zenith Cv $499,000

6703 Zenith Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,281 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10129 Brimfield Dr $475,000

10129 Brimfield Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,590 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9905 Tree Bend Cv $625,000

9905 Tree Bend Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,133 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11016 Crossland Dr $409,800

11016 Crossland Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,186 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8400 Sweetness Ln $599,000

8400 Sweetness Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,970 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10204 Matoca Way $369,000

10204 Matoca Way
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,297 Ft²
Photos of property located at 12209 Pecan St $650,000

12209 Pecan St
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,864 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 121 Atwater Cv $549,900

121 Atwater Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,656 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 528 Drury Ln $394,900

528 Drury Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,879 Ft²
Photos of property located at 716 Naples Ln $619,000

716 Naples Ln
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,796 Ft²
Photos of property located at 330 Monarch Ln $425,000

330 Monarch Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,566 Ft²
Photos of property located at 235 Abbott Dr $378,000

235 Abbott Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,877 Ft²
Photos of property located at 149 Wellesley Ct $489,900

149 Wellesley Ct
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,490 Ft²
Photos of property located at 191 Jayne Cv $439,990

191 Jayne Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,540 Ft²
Photos of property located at 664 Big Meadow Rd $499,000

664 Big Meadow Rd
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,844 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 7708 Menler Dr $515,000

7708 Menler Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,436 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 7600 Kiva Dr $389,000

7600 Kiva Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,368 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 4002 Gaines Ct $449,500

4002 Gaines Ct
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,078 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2107 Westover Rd $659,900

2107 Westover Rd
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,586 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3202 Enfield Rd $625,000

3202 Enfield Rd
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,381 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

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