Two HISD high schools are among the top 100 in America, and 11 are in the top 100 in Texas. The annual rankings were released this week by U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News & World Report Top 100 High Schools in America:
- Carnegie Vanguard High School: #40 in America
- DeBakey High School for Health Professions: #50 in America
U.S. News & World Report Top 100 High Schools in Texas:
- Carnegie Vanguard High School: #5 in Texas
- DeBakey High School for Health Professions: #7 in Texas
- Eastwood Academy High School: #22 in Texas
- Challenge Early College High School: #24 in Texas
- Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy: #26 in Texas
- Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts: #30 in Texas
- East Early College High School: #54 in Texas
- North Houston Early College High School: #65 in Texas
- Sharpstown International School: #67 in Texas
- Houston Academy for International Studies: #77 in Texas
- Mickey Leland College Prep Academy for Young Men: #100 in Texas
“This recognition proves that HISD provides an outstanding education for all children from all economic and social backgrounds,” said Superintendent Millard House II. “Eighty percent of our children are from economically disadvantaged families. Without hard-working, dedicated teachers, these results would not have been possible.”
The U.S. News methodology focused on college readiness, reading and math proficiency, reading and math performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum, and graduation rates.
View the full list of HISD high schools here.