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 4830 Timberline Dr $725,000

4830 Timberline Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,981 Ft²
Photos of property located at 226 Marly Way $2,179,400

226 Marly Way
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,151 Ft²
Photos of property located at 907 Lipan Trl $415,000

907 Lipan Trl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,128 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3003 Riviera Rd $565,000

3003 Riviera Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 4,155 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10612 Pluchea Cv $848,000

10612 Pluchea Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,660 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9515 Tavia Cv $1,399,000

9515 Tavia Cv
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,915 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1913 Cypress Pt E $545,000

1913 Cypress Pt E
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,157 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9300 CARACAS Dr $545,000

9300 CARACAS Dr
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,907 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2405 Saratoga Dr $399,900

2405 Saratoga Dr
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,032 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9612 Tavares Cv $1,850,000

9612 Tavares Cv
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 7,674 Ft²
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 $475,000

1003 Lipan Trl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,277 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 Kaden Way $776,857

107 Kaden Way
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,017 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 102 Vixen Ct $630,000

102 Vixen Ct
Lakeway, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,100 Ft²
New Photos of property located at 5900 Sabino $463,300

5900 Sabino
Spicewood, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,388 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 7305 TANBARK Cv $415,000

7305 TANBARK Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,864 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10710 D K Ranch Rd $799,000

10710 D K Ranch Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,545 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 6402 Copperlily Cv $525,000

6402 Copperlily Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,936 Ft²
Photos of property located at 10203 PICKFAIR Cv $639,000

10203 PICKFAIR Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,772 Ft²
Photos of property located at 9009 Scotsman Dr $499,900

9009 Scotsman Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,180 Ft²
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 $369,000

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 $500,000

10401 Charette Cv
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,750 Ft²
Photos of property located at 12107 Wander Ln $229,900

12107 Wander Ln
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,740 Ft²
Photos of property located at 8402 Vaquero Cv $479,000

8402 Vaquero Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,653 Ft²
Photos of property located at 11605 Ironwood Cir $499,500

11605 Ironwood Cir
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,276 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 260 Monarch Ln $419,900

260 Monarch Ln
Austin, TX

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,425 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1566 Grassy Field $375,000

1566 Grassy Field
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,927 Ft²
Photos of property located at 15 Long Creek Rd $569,000

15 Long Creek Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,777 Ft²
Photos of property located at 360 Stone View Trl $299,999

360 Stone View Trl
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,240 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 3209 Funston St $479,900

3209 Funston St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,408 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2311 Westrock #A $1,295,000

2311 Westrock #A
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,779 Ft²
Photos of property located at 4707 White Elm Dr $369,000

4707 White Elm Dr
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,393 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2505 E 3rd St $450,000

2505 E 3rd St
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,900 Ft²
Photos of property located at 4713 Fawn Run $339,000

4713 Fawn Run
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,593 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1911 W 41st St $549,900

1911 W 41st St
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,644 Ft²
Photos of property located at 610 W 31 1/2 St $525,000

610 W 31 1/2 St
Austin, TX

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,126 Ft²
Photos of property located at 3212 Enfield Rd $1,399,000

3212 Enfield Rd
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,136 Ft²
Photos of property located at 7801 Oteka Cv $550,000

7801 Oteka Cv
Austin, TX

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,629 Ft²
Photos of property located at 2010 Schulle Ave $1,925,875

2010 Schulle Ave
Austin, TX

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,141 Ft²
Photos of property located at 1805 Barton Pkwy $569,000

1805 Barton Pkwy
Austin, TX

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,756 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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