We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 410 Texas schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Texas high school students are tested in English language arts, reading, math, science and social studies. To graduate from a Texas high school, students must earn at least 22 credits, including one credit of fine arts and a half credit in speech, according to the Texas Education Agency.
There are more than 400 Texas schools in the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, including the School for the Talented and Gifted, the top-ranked school in the country. TAG is part of the Dallas Independent School District, about 200 miles from Austin and roughly 250 miles from Houston.
Top Ranked TX Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST, DALLAS, TX 75203#2
1718 R B CULLUM BLVD, DALLAS, TX 75210#3
10401 SCOTT ST, HOUSTON, TX 77051#4
1201 EAST EIGHTH ST, DALLAS, TX 75203#5
3100 SHENANDOAH ST, HOUSTON, TX 77021#6
2600 OTTINGER RD, WESTLAKE, TX 76262#7
13703 ALDINE WESTFIELD RD, HOUSTON, TX 77039#8
606 EAST ROYAL LN, IRVING, TX 75039#9
900 MED HIGH DR, MERCEDES, TX 78570#10
1315 DUMBLE, HOUSTON, TX 77023
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TX by the Numbers
Districts 1,101 High Schools 1,870 Full-Time Teachers 97,902 Students Enrolled 1,375,628
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The Houston Independent School District supports 47 high schools that serve 47,830 students.
There are 35 high schools in the Dallas Independent School District, serving 37,707 students.
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