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2023 Best Public High Schools in Texas

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  1. #3 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    School of Science & Engineering

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    Dallas Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says The academic program truly helps students be prepared for college. As part of the School of Science and Engineering's accelerated math track, I took Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus AB as....

    Read 213 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 513,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Debakey H.S. for Health Prof

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    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    658 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 658 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 939,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westlake High School

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    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I would give this school 4.5 stars, but I'm going to lower it by one point. This school was incredible at preparation. College was easier than many of the classes and workload I was given at Westlake. That being said, if you want to do a variety of activities, you will be...That being said, if you are looking for a school where you can do everything, that is not possible here. I did AP classes and just theatre by the end. I was pursuing musical theatre, and that really...The school is difficult, very stressful, but does prepare. There is an expectation that you will be a successful college grad..

    Read 511 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,827,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Carroll Senior High School

    Carroll Independent School District, TX,

    11-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says One of the best School District in Texas. One mascot for the whole district. School pride starts in Elementary school level and continues throughout High School. Wonderful Teachers and Staff.....

    Read 487 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,349,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westwood High IB World School

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    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Westwood is very academically rigorous which is great preparation towards life in college. There's a very competitive atmosphere throughout all aspects of the school. The campus is currently....

    Read 647 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,852,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  6. #9 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

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    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    285 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 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 797,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Seven Lakes High School

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    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    1251 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 1251 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,678,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Vandegrift High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Vandegrift my Junior and Senior year, 2020-2022 school year. For Junior year when we had the option to choose virtual or in-person, the way they handled the situation was professional for....

    Read 445 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,811,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  9. #13 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Clements High School

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    Fort Bend Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    806 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 806 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,496,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  10. #15 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    South Texas ISD Science Academy

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    South Texas Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Science Academy was a great school in terms of education quality and classmates. We were also given direct access to advanced equipment in the engineering lab such as 3D Printers, Acrylic Printing....

    Read 343 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 794,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Cinco Ranch High School

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    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    701 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 701 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,401,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Imagine International Academy of North Texas

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    Public School,

    MCKINNEY, TX,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says This school is an amazing place to get prepared for college. It is an IB Charter School and while it doesn't have a big building and lots of learning supplies, most of the teachers there are invested...This school breaks you before college does so that when you get to college, you'll think "this is a breeze because I've already had this rigorous work before.".

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,435,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  13. #22 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    BASIS San Antonio - Shavano Campus

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    BASIS Texas Charter Schools, TX,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says There are many things that I like about Basis Shavano. First off, the school provides a wide variety of classes and extracurriculars students can choose from, enabling them to enroll into classes or....

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,050,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westlake Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    WESTLAKE, TX,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Westlake Academy follows the International Baccalaureate Program. This is an academically challenging program that, to be honest, is not everyone. It requires a lot of time management and a different....

    Read 123 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 865,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  15. #25 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Flower Mound High School

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    Lewisville Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I was able to have unforgettable experiences at this school. The majority of my experiences leaned towards the fine arts programs at Flower Mound High School, and that is perhaps where this school....

    Read 894 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,682,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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