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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Lake Travis High School is a top rated, public school located in Austin, TX. It has 2,699 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 88% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.
Address
3324 Ranch Rd 620 S
Austin, TX 78738
Telephone
(512) 533-6100

Lake Travis High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
88%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1260
345 responses
Average ACT
29
181 responses
AP Enrollment
32%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$64,422
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,113
National
$949
Median Home Value
$253,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.34 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 103 responses
Report
  • Football games
    26%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Winter Formal
    11%
  • Powder Puff
    11%
  • Theatre events
    11%
  • Peer Assistance and Leadership
    4%
  • Orchestra concerts
    3%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,699
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.38 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.38 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,004
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.49 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.49 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$21,284/ year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.54 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.54 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.54 responses
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Lake Travis High School Reviews

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LTHS offers tremendous options and choices in academic classes based on a students interests and goals. The Sports teams are elite giving students pursuing college sports great exposure. The campus is beautiful and in a quickly growing lakefront community making it a desirable place to live and learn. There is great community and parent support providing financial means to provide improvements to keep up with the rapid growth and improved resources for LTHS that span all areas. I wouldn’t change anything about LTHS, but I would hope that in the upcoming years depending on how much the student population continues to increase, the community decides to build a second High School so that kids growing up in this area continue to have the ability to play and participate in the sports and activities they love.
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Great academics! They offer lots of unique classes which helps you branch out and find your interest. The teachers and great for the most part. Science department and english departments are top notch. Sports are amazing as well! LT offers lots of sports, all of which have great spirit. The football scene at LT is the most well known, although some of the smaller sports are the ones to really watch for. My favorite part of being an LT student is the community outreach that the school supports such as to our special needs community and volunteering. By being a part of many clubs, I have felt more impactful towards the community.
LT has been a pretty chill time! My teachers are for the most part really inspirational and fun. The homework isn't bad. I've learned a lot. There is a bit of a vaping problem but I guess most schools have that problem these days, and people don't always tell us what's going on. It's been a confusing time for me, and I'm a senior haha. I like it, though.