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2022 Best Public Schools in Houston

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  1. #5 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Carnegie Vanguard High School

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says CVHS is a very diverse school so there's no doubt that anyone will fit in right at school. The classes can be tough, but they prepare you better for college than other schools might. Every student is....

    Read 330 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 854,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

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  2. #6 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Debakey H.S. for Health Prof

    Blue checkmark.

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    650 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 650 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 871,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  3. #9 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

    Blue checkmark.

    Houston Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    283 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 283 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 794,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  4. #13 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Seven Lakes High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    1241 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 1241 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,760,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  5. #20 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Cinco Ranch High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    697 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 697 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,245,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  6. #29 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Memorial High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Spring Branch Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says MHS is revamping its campus! The school is quite old and has outgrown its buildings. I despised walking across the street to temporary trailer classrooms. Also, the lack of security is worrisome.....

    Read 383 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,607,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  7. #33 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Clear Horizons Early College High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Clear Creek Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    353 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 353 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 447,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 28 to 1,

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  8. #35 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Clear Lake High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Clear Creek Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says There were ample opportunities to earn college credit with Advanced Placement and Dual Credit courses. Some of the teachers were exceptional, while others were hired without proper credentials. The....

    Read 403 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,340,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  9. #39 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Kingwood High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Humble Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    558 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 558 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,793,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  10. #45 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Alief Early College High School

    Alief Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Alief Early College High School is an excellent school. It's a small school consisting of about 100 students in every grade and is located on the Alief Hayes Houston Community College Campus. The....

    Read 478 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 403,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  11. #50 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Roosevelt Alexander Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We are just arriving from Mexico and my son was in the middle of 2th grade and his English was not perfect but their teachers always do the best for him to catch up with his classmates. Also this school has teachers that are specialists in foreign lenguajes and gives special support to kids as my son. Their teachers also promote the good relationship between all the kids in their groups.The facilities are excellent, it encourage the right atmosphere for learning.All the staff was always very dispose to help with every question and there where allot from my side, because it is very different as I was used to back in Mexico.All the extra activities they do for parents and kids was very organized and amusement.For my kid was a very good time and even when we all go through de COVID-19 quarantine the teachers and staff was in a very successful form to finish the semester..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 949,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  12. #53 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Michael L. Griffin Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Great school! Excellent staff and teachers. We are very pleased with the academic performance of this school. Also has very strong parent involvement, but still manages to teach student independence..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 850,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  13. #39 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Beckendorff Junior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I had a wonderful experience here. Most teachers were very knowledgeable and kind, and they almost always wanted the best for us students. I met some amazing people here and made memories that I will....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,708,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  14. #64 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Kerr High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Alief Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Kerr High School is unlike the traditional high school system. Having only four classes per semester, Kerr High School learns at a faster pace, but effectively preps students on how to adapt to the....

    Read 559 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 786,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  15. #45 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Rodger & Ellen Beck Junior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 2.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says All of the teachers that I had were wonderful and always available and helpful whenever I needed help..

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,259,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  16. #82 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    James E. Randolph Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is a terrific school. My child flourished at Randolph. The teachers and staff are caring and support all their students..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,145,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  17. #69 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Cy-Fair High School

    Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I had an amazing experience at Cy-Fair High School. I was immersed in a diverse environment, learned responsibility at an early age, as well as received an incredible education from professors who....

    Read 747 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,310,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  18. #93 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Hazel S. Pattison Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Excellent from beginning to end. The registrar is so helpful and kind which welcomes you to this warm school. Then it continues with excellent teachers and admin., a very involved PTA AND parent....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,100,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  19. #50 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Calvin Nelms Middle School

    Public School,

    KATY, TX,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 149,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  20. #99 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Bonnie Holland Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We've been at BHE for 8 years. The staff is amazing, the PTA is amazing, the teachers are amazing! My child is dyslexic, and the services and the help he has received has been spot on. There are tons....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,011,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  21. #56 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Garland McMeans Junior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers were very good when I went there. I felt held to a high standard that I feel other schools at the time did not deliver. The afterschool clubs were diverse and student led with staff....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,187,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  22. #58 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Cinco Ranch Junior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Katy Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says This school is located in a great neighborhood. Parent involvement is excellent. Teachers and school lack a bit of communication with parents. Most of what is going on is communicated through a....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,460,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  23. #65 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Creekside Park Junior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Tomball Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

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

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 879,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  24. #78 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Bridgeland High School

    Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Bridgeland High School is a very large high school, in the beginning, some may find this school intimidating, but over time you will learn to love it! The teachers are all very experienced and....

    Read 117 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,978,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  25. #82 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Harmony School of Innovation - Katy

    Blue checkmark.

    Harmony Public Schools - Houston West, TX,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I had a wonderful experience in High School. With a smaller student-to-teacher ratio, teachers were more accessible to answer questions of any kind. Students are responsible for their own education....

    Read 25 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 617,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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