Three HISD schools ranked in the top three of the Niche 2022 Best Public High Schools of Houston Area list; Carnegie Vanguard High School (No.1), DeBakey High School For Health Professionals (No.2) and Kinder High School for the Performing Arts (No.3).
According to niche.com, the ranking is based on “rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.”
At the state level, those same HISD schools also made the top 10 of best public high schools in Texas list. Carnegie Vanguard was ranked No. 5, DeBakey ranked No. 6 and Kinder ranked No. 9.