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2022 Best Schools in Austin

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  1. #5 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    St. Stephen's Episcopal School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My children are in their first years of college and were fully prepared as students and people to navigate all that comes with that transition. During their years at St. Stephen's they were pushed....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 696,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Liberal Arts & Science Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Austin Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated in 2020 at the LBJ campus. Great school, great staff, great people. I encourage every prospective freshman to apply, do not be intimidated by the academics! Yes, LASA will be more....

    Read 491 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,285,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westlake High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    506 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 506 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,833,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  4. #18 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    St. Andrew's Episcopal School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We were at St. Andrew's in Middle School and then transferred to public - only to give it a shot - Middle School was great and there was no reason for us to leave, except for to perhaps save money.....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 973,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  5. #8 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Westwood High IB World School

    Blue checkmark.

    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    643 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 643 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,806,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Vandegrift High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    441 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 441 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,755,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  7. #35 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    Austin Peace Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says After graduating this year I can wholeheartedly say that Austin Peace Academy has adequately prepared me for college and has given me the ability to adapt to new environments. Throughout my entire....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  8. #38 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    St. Michael's Catholic Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

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  9. #44 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    Griffin School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says There is no way to state how much of a blessing Griffin was to our family. The education and ethos of the school are unique in Austin. Griffin is a small, safe haven for the difficult high school....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 156,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  10. #5 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Forest Trail Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    K-5,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says This school is amazing! It literally changed my life! Before I came here in 3rd grade I had absolutely no interest in reading or math. However, after experiencing classes with their kind teachers and....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 553,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  11. #7 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    West Ridge Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Great school! The sports programs are perfect for athletic children! There are many clubs and after school activities offered! WRMS provides lots of opportunities for students to advance to higher....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 957,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  12. #7 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Barton Creek Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 511,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  13. #8 Best Public Middle Schools in Texas.

    Hill Country Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    6-8,

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

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says It’s pretty cool. I feel that the diversity is lacking. Most of the teachers are good. It could be a miss, if the teachers are a coach though..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,064,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  14. #8 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Cedar Creek Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 546,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  15. #42 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Cedar Park High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    557 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....

    Read 557 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,082,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  16. #59 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    Hyde Park Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

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  17. #11 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Bridge Point Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 628,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  18. #63 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    Brentwood Christian School

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

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  19. #16 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Eanes Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 614,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  20. #51 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Vista Ridge High School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

    602 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 602 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,466,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  21. #68 Best Private High Schools in Texas.

    Headwaters School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AUSTIN, TX,

    PK, K-12,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Both of my kids have had an amazing experience with this school. I’ve been impressed at how the teachers differentiate instruction and provide extra challenges to students who are ready for them. The....

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 508,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  22. #37 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Valley View Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Eanes Independent School District, TX,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 446,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  23. #57 Best Public High Schools in Texas.

    Round Rock High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Round Rock Independent School District, TX,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Round Rock High School is a great place to learn many life skills because of the great number of students that attend this High School. You learn about many different type of people because of the....

    Read 766 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,652,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  24. #68 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    River Ridge Elementary School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 651,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  25. #71 Best Public Elementary Schools in Texas.

    Rutledge Elementary School

    Leander Independent School District, TX,

    PK, K-5,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We are still new, but Rutledge is a great school. The teachers and staff are very friendly and responsive and seem to genuinely care about the students. While the level of rigor is not as high as I....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 972,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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