Top Houston public schools rankings

HOUSTON – A new list is out ranking the top public schools in the greater Houston area. A group called Children at Risk researched and ranked 163 public high schools. 

The results are based on STAAR tests, removing bias from campuses with more economically disadvantaged students, improvements on standardized test scores and college readiness.

Top 10 Public High schools:

  • Debakey High School for Health Professions of HISD
  • Carnegie Vanguard High School (HISD)
  • Kerr High School (Alief ISD)
  • High School for the Performing & Visual Arts (HISD)
  • Clements High School (Fort Bend ISD)
  • Clear Horizons Early College High School (Clear Creek ISD)
  • Eastwood Academy (HISD)
  • Yes Prep - Southwest
  • Clear Lake High School (Clear Creek ISD)
  • North Houston Early College High School (HISD)
  • Children at Risk also ranked the top middle and elementary schools. Below is a look at the Top 10 for each:

    Top 10 Middle Schools in Greater Houston:

  • T.H. Rogers Secondary (HISD)
  • Fort Settlement Middle School (Fort Bend ISD)
  • Beckendorff Junior High School (Katy ISD)
  • Seven Lakes Junior High School (Katy ISD)
  • Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy (HISD)
  • Garland McMeans Junior High School (Katy ISD)
  • Pin Oak Middle School (HISD)
  • Lanier Middle School (HISD)
  • League City Intermediate (Clear Creek ISD)
  • Harmony School of Excellence
  • Top 10 Elementary Schools in Greater Houston:

  • T.H. Rogers Elementary School (HISD)
  • West University Elementary School (HISD)
  • River Oaks Elementary School (HISD)
  • Colony Meadows Elementary School (Fort Bend ISD)
  • Commonwealth Elementary School (Fort Bend ISD)
  • Horn Elementary (HISD)
  • Creekside Forest Elementary (Tomball ISD)
  • Tough Elementary (Conroe ISD)
  • David Elementary (Conroe ISD)
  • Sampson Elementary (Cy-Fair ISD)
  • Click here to see the full list.


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