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2024 Best High Schools in the Austin Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Liberal Arts & Science Academy

    Austin Isd, TX,

    9-12,

    519 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Liberal Arts and Science Academy was overall memorable. I met amazing intelligent people, student and teachers, that pushed me to be the best version of myself. I was academically,....

    Read 519 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,309,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Vandegrift High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    492 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Vandegrift High School has a significant lack of diversity and inclusivity within its student body and overall culture. Predominantly composed of white students from affluent backgrounds, the school....

    Read 492 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,723,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    St. Gabriel's + St. Michael's Catholic School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    109 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience with St. Michael's Catholic Academy has been very positive. The opportunities this school has given to me have changed my life and my career goals. I have been exposed to so....

    Read 109 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 918,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    Brentwood Christian School

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    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    121 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We have absolutely loved being part of the BCS community. Our son has gone there for 2 years now and as a kindergartener we are blown away by how much he has learned (he’s doing math like a champ and...loving and patient; while also direct on their expectations. He does come home with reminders fairly often, but we appreciate that the school is keeping us updated on opportunities for behavior...Also, we are considering a move to Dallas-Fort Worth to be closer to family and everyone from our kids teacher, to after school teachers, to administration and even the principle have been so...BCS is good people. Plus I think the parents have all been cool folks and their kids are super sweet! Also, I really think it’s neat that BCS is so diverse without having to market themselves as diverse - GENUINE!.

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 677,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Chaparral Star Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    K-12,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My son has only been there for 1 semester and is thriving. He was homeschooled and some alternative schools he tried were not a fit. Chaparral has been supportive of the transition.I was quite skeptical re: the ability of a public school to accommodate an accelerated learner like he is, but since our first visit the school counselor was understanding of the situation and....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 354,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    Regents School of Austin

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    K-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Have sent two children through Regents K-12 and can't say enough good things. Excellent, inspiring teachers who mentored and cared about my kids. Both have been well prepared for college, my oldest....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,079,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  7. #13 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    Austin Waldorf School

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    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been at Austin Waldorf since Kindergarten and it has been a solid experience for me. I played volleyball every year since sixth grade and I made so many friends. Main lessons, class camping...The help from my advisors and our director of college counseling was outstanding and I was accepted early to my first choice university. Everyone in my class had individual sessions for help along....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 415,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    McCallum High School

    Austin Isd, TX,

    9-12,

    424 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, McCallum is honestly an amazing place to go to high school. I don't think I would have had the creative environment, loving and helpful teachers, or supportive friends I have if I went to....

    Read 424 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,826,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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