Top High Schools Austin Tx
Three Austin high schools made Newsweek’s current list of the 500 best public high schools in the nation. The top high schools Austin Tx, per Newsweek’s ranking, are listed below. Beside each school is its ranking on Newsweek List of 500 best high schools. We have included school rankings for the past three years.
Newsweek researches and identifies schools that are the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. They compile a list of the top 500 public high schools in the nation. Here is the selection criteria they use:
College Enrollment Rate—25%
Weighted AP/IB/Dual Enrollment composite—17.5%
Weighted SAT/ACT composite—17.5%
Student Retention (change in enrollment between 9th– 12th grades) -10%
Top Austin High Schools on Newsweek’s List – 2015
#106 – Westlake High
(College Readiness: 84%, Graduation: 100%, College Bound: 99%)
#256 – Vandegrift High
(College Readiness: 80.1%, Graduation: 99.5%, College Bound: 93.6%)
#480 – Dripping Springs High
(College Readiness: 76.4%, Graduation: 100%, College Bound: 91%)
Top Austin Schools on Newsweek’s List – 2014
#8 – Liberal Arts & Sciences High
#117 – Westlake High
#256 – Lake Travis High
#268 – Westwood High
#274 – Dripping Springs High
#480 – Austin High
Top Austin High Schools on Newsweek’s List – 2013
#33 – Liberal Arts & Sciences High
#57 – Westwood High
#93 – Westlake High
#410 – Chaparral Star Academy
#420 – Lake Travis High
#476 – Bowie High
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