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2024 Best Public High Schools in the Austin Area

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

    Liberal Arts & Science Academy

    Austin Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says With a variety of classes and learning opportunities, LASA allows for students to explore and enjoy many fields through their time in high school. As a required starting ground, they offer 4....

    Read 516 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,309,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Westwood High IB World School

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    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Embarking on my transformative journey at Westwood High IB World School, the global perspective of the AP and IB curriculum and the vibrant diversity within our community have enriched my learning....

    Read 680 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,781,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Vandegrift High School

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    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    487 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 487 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,723,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  4. #8 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Chaparral Star Academy

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    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,

  5. #9 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Lake Travis High School

    Lake Travis Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says The expectations at this high school are very high in terms of grades and preparing students for college. This is a wealthy area so the facilities are very high end and there are constantly new....

    Read 465 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,666,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    McCallum High School

    Austin Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    423 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 423 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,826,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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

    Hendrickson High School

    Pflugerville Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The best part of being at Hendrickson is the resources. There are many classes available for people who want to go into teaching, business, engineering, welding and much more. There is a college and....

    Read 661 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,141,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    McNeil High School

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    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    540 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Overall I think that McNeil High School is an amazing school that is very diverse, which makes it very welcoming for many students of different ethnic backgrounds since it creates a caring....

    Read 540 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,484,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  9. #19 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Cedars Academy Next Generation High School at Highland

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    Cedars International Academy Schools, TX,

    9-12,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My Experience with this school is good but not that good , some of the good things about this school is how it's all technology base, instead of textbooks we are provided with an Ipad to use in the....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 113,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #21 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Early College High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Throughout the four years I have attended this school, I have grown a lot in many fields, from personal growth to college readiness. One of the best parts about this school is the academic setting....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 381,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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