Skip to Main Content

2023 Best Public High Schools in the Houston Area

1-25 of 258 results

  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Debakey H.S. for Health Prof

    Blue checkmark.

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi, I’m a current senior at DeBakey and I really love this school! Even though DeBakey is a challenge, for people who want to enter the heath or STEM fields this school is the perfect choice. DeBakey....

    Read 661 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 939,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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

    Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says HSPVA is a place for Visual artists, Theater artists , vocalists, instrumentalists, creative writers , and dancers to perdue their artistic dreams through experienced staff, a state of the art....

    Read 289 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 797,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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

    Seven Lakes High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    1262 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am currently a student at Seven Lakes Highschool and I love it! It is a very tough and competitive school which is designed to push one to become the best version of oneself. Although the....

    Read 1262 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,678,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Clements High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Fort Bend Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Clements High School and enjoyed my freshman year a lot. There are so many amazing things about the school including its kind and caring teachers and administration and the thoughtful....

    Read 813 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,496,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Cinco Ranch High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school values education as its highest priority. You would think that was obvious but from my experience of moving multiple times, I've seen that schools value extracurriculars more than their....

    Read 704 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Cypress Ranch High School

    Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Cypress Ranch was always bustling with ideas and people. It was a great school from my school district, and it showed based on the numerous awards that lined the halls. 90% of teachers actually....

    Read 749 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,445,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Cypress Woods High School

    Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Cypress Woods overall is a really good school for education and more. I love how many different club opportunities there are so that you’re guaranteed to find something for you. If for some reason....

    Read 977 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Clear Horizons Early College High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Clear Creek Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Coming from a large middle school, the Environment at Clear Horizons was quite a change. Here, you arent surrounded by random peers and thousands of other students. At clear Horizons, we are family.....

    Read 355 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 444,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

  9. #12 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Clear Lake High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Clear Creek Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I really think a great thing about my school is that there is a place for everyone. Regardless of if you have friends coming into high school, you will find your people. There are endless....

    Read 410 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,440,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  10. #14 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Tomball Memorial High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Tomball Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    282 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Great school that is full of activities for students to do. The athletic teams are great on top of high ranking fine arts classes. The band program is one of the best in the state, with staff who....

    Read 282 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,555,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  11. #15 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    The Woodlands High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Conroe Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I moved to The Woodlands in my sophomore year, and The Woodlands Highschool welcomed me with open arms in every way possible. From a fantastic marching band, awesome after school clubs, and amazing....

    Read 885 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 4,309,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  12. #17 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Alief Early College High School

    Alief Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Currently, I'm a sophomore at Alief Early College. I totally recommend this school if you're not a big sports fan as we aren't really heavy on the sports here. One thing that's upset me about the....

    Read 484 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  13. #19 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Kingwood High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Humble Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says All the teachers and staff were great! There was not anything I didn't like. If I emailed a counselor I would get a counselor response very quickly. If I needed an answer from the lady in the....

    Read 572 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,807,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Dulles High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Fort Bend Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Dulles is very diverse, and the school celebrates this with events like Multicultural Show and FEAST. Academically, I've mostly taken PreAP/AP courses, and most of them have been rigorous and....

    Read 784 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,543,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  15. #24 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Friendswood High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Friendswood Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Is there honestly any school that comes in comparison to Friendswood High School- THE NUMBER ONE HIGH SCHOOL IN THE STATE! Friendswood High School provides a very safe learning environment for all of....

    Read 443 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,029,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  16. #25 Best Public High Schools in Houston Area.

    Bellaire High School

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I am an upcoming junior in Bellaire High School and my experience in this school has been delightful and amazing so far! I wish I was still a freshmen with the ability to still enjoy the fresh and....

    Read 790 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,218,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

Not sure what schools you are zoned for?Find out by exploring our school boundary maps. Look up public schools and districts by address or ZIP code.

Showing results 1 through 25 of 258