HISD had 10 schools–three in the top 10–make U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools in Texas rankings.
Carnegie Vanguard came in at No. 5, with DeBakey right behind them at No. 6, and Challenge Early College High School finishing HISD’s prominence in the top 10 at No. 9. Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy was ranked No.11, the second-highest of any preparatory academy.
“I am always ecstatic to learn about our placement in the U.S. News Best High Schools ranking, because it is a true testament to the focus and diligence performed by our students and teachers with the overwhelming support of our parents and staff,” said Carnegie Vanguard Principal Ramon Moss.
High School for the Performing and Visual Arts was ranked No. 28, North Houston Early College High School No. 29, East Early College High School No. 31, Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy No. 48, Sharpstown International No. 57, and Houston Academy for International Studies No. 74.