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Austin School Rankings 2009

published on September 22, 2009

Below are the results of a study done by Children at Risk. The results were published in the September 20, 2009 issue of the Austin American-Statesman.

As stated in the Austin American-Statesman: "Children at Risk’s Central Texas study ranked 47 high schools run by 31 school districts and charter operators, 79 middle schools run by 38 school districts and charter operators, and 207 elementary schools run by 35 school districts and charter operators. Those Central Texas campuses were included in a statewide comparison of 902 high schools, 1,676 middle schools and 3,333 elementary schools."

Top high schools
Greater Austin rank Campus Distric Texas rank
1 Westlake Eanes 14
2 Westwood Round Rock 15
3 Lake Travis Lake Travis 27
4 Anderson Austin 40
5 Dripping Springs Dripping Springs 45
6 Cedar Park Leander 51
7 Bowie Austin 54
8 McNeil Round Rock 75
9 Wimberley Wimberley 76
10 Georgetown Georgetown 85
Bottom high schools
Great
Austin
rank
Campus District Texas Rank
43 Luling Luling 829
44 Lanier Austin 860
45 Travis Austin 878
46 Reagan Austin 892
47 Johnston Austin 894
Top middle/junior high schools

Greater
Austin
rank

Campus District Texas rank
1 Harmony Science Academy-Austin Harmony Science Academy-Austin 46
2 Canyon Vista Round Rock 143
3 Canyon Ridge Leander 164
4 Liberty Hill Libert Hill 250
5 Benold Georgetown 277
6 West Ridge Eanes 293
7 Hudson Bend Lake Travis 299
8 Cedar Park Leander 301
9 Lago Vista Lago Vista 315
10 Kipp Austin College Prep Kepp Austin College Prep Schools Inc. 328
Bottom middle/junior high schools
Greater
Austin
rank
Campus District Texas
rank
75 Manor Manor 1,615
76 Webb Austin 1,653
77 Burnet Austin 1,662
78 Martin Austin 1,667
79 Oearce Austin 1,676

 

Top elementary schools

Greater
Austin
rank

Campus District Texas
rank
1 Pillow Austin 200
2 Doss Austin 208
3 Canyon Creek Round Rock 228
4 Spicewood Round Rock 239
5 Barton Creek Eanes 287
6 Elm Grove Hays 320
7 Laurel Mountain Round Rock 375
8 The Village Georgetown 377
9 Ford Georgetown 396
10 Highland Park Austin 401
Bottom elementary schools

Greater
Austin
rank

Campus District Texas
rank
203 Pleasant Hill Austin 3,292
204 Prairie Lea School Prairie Lea 3,295
205 Norman Austin 3,296
206 Neidig Elgin 3,297
207 Decker School Manor 3,309

Note: Austin’s Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, LBJ High School and the Liberal Arts and Science Academy were among two dozen campuses not ranked because of insufficient data. (LBJ and teh Academy share a campus but were only recently counted as separate schools for academic reporting purposes.)

Source: Children at Risk

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