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2023 Best Public Schools in Austin

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  1. #6 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westlake High School

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    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    512 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..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,827,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  2. #8 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westwood High IB World School

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    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    655 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,852,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #11 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Vandegrift High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    455 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,811,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #47 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Cedar Park High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Although Cedar Park lacks in diversity and struggles to keep teachers at the school, especially during the teaching crisis that we are currently experiencing, the classes help students learn the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,040,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  5. #51 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Stiles Middle School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Amazing school, the cheer squad was great last year I was in 8th grade, unfortunately, there I a slight clique problem but nothing big. I am A kid who is annoying and I have never been to a school....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,460,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  6. #55 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Canyon Ridge Middle School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says CRMS is full of caring teachers. Generally speaking, the school does things in a similar way as other schools in upper middle class districts. I don't see a ton of innovation or out-of-the-box...If your kid is into band or sports, there's a vibrant community for them. You don't hear as much about the other activities because, let's face it, Texas cares about sports the most. But there are...The main downside I see is that there is very little diversity (economic, religious or racial). And too many entitled kids and families. Overall I'm satisfied, but not blown away..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,178,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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