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

    St. Stephen's Episcopal School

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    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our child is in their 2nd year. The school worked to mitigate the risk of Covid exposure with testing and sensible changes (be outside when possible), keeping the community safe while fostering...Seeing the school create space for these children to thrive under the most challenging of circumstances is a result of the Aristotle's excellence as habit and way of life at St. Stephen's. The....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 696,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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

    Westlake High School

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    500 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 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,833,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  3. #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,

    641 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 641 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,806,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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

    Vandegrift High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Vandegrift high school offers extensive elective, AP, and IB courses that will for sure suit your needs. Most of the teachers and staff are extremely nice and will offer to help if you struggle in a....

    Read 437 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,755,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  5. #4 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    St. Michael's Catholic Academy

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    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Very accommodating teachers and small class sizes really help the student learn . Furthermore the lunches are great and the staff is incredibly nice. My teachers are very willing to provide extra....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 363,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  6. #5 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Meridian World School

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    Public School,

    ROUND ROCK, TX,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Meridian World School has been my elementary, middle and high school and I am forever glad that I went there due to the incredibly supportive environment and wide variety of opportunities students....

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,670,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #6 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Cedar Park High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Considering that I only went to this amazing school for a total of one year in total so far and how I am already graduating this year is absolutely incredible. If you find the right community for....

    Read 554 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #6 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    Hyde Park Schools

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    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Absolutely LOVE this school. My husband and I have toured over a dozen schools over the years and between our five children have attended 6 different schools. We have three children in the elementary....

    Read 122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 622,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  9. #7 Best Private High Schools in Austin Area.

    Brentwood Christian School

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    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our child has attended Brentwood Christian for 10 years now (since pre-K), and we have been more than satisfied with the level of care and quality education she has received. The faculty and staff....

    Read 111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 619,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  10. #7 Best Public High Schools in Austin Area.

    Vista Ridge High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Vista is one of the best high schools (in my opinion) when it comes to offering opportunities whether they're related to college readiness or getting involved. The teachers and staff are so very....

    Read 601 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,466,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,