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For the 2021 school year, there are 249 public schools serving 158,697 students in Austin, TX. Austin has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Austin, TX are Canyon Creek Elementary School, Patsy Sommer Elementary School and Laurel Mountain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Austin, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Austin have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Best Austin, TX Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Canyon Creek Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    10210 Ember Glen Dr
    Austin, TX 78726
    (512) 428-2800

    Grades: K-5 | 429 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Patsy Sommer Elementary School Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    16200 Avery Ranch Blvd
    Austin, TX 78717
    (512) 704-0600

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,241 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Laurel Mountain Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    10111 Dk Ranch Rd
    Austin, TX 78759
    (512) 464-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 758 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Elsa England Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8801 Pearson Rd
    Austin, TX 78717
    (512) 704-1211

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,104 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Canyon Vista Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8455 Spicewood Springs Rd
    Austin, TX 78759
    (512) 464-8100

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,347 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Forest Trail Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1203 Loop 360 S
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512) 732-9160

    Grades: K-5 | 577 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Kiker Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5913 La Crosse Ave
    Austin, TX 78739
    (512) 414-2584

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,111 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Hill Country Middle School Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1300 Walsh Tarleton Rd
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512) 732-9220

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,072 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Spicewood Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11601 Olson Dr
    Austin, TX 78750
    (512) 428-3600

    Grades: K-5 | 807 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Westlake High School Math: 81% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4100 Westbank Dr
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512) 732-9280

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,683 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lasa High School Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7309 Lazy Creek Dr
    Austin, TX 78724
    (512) 414-2589

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,186 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bowie High School Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4103 W Slaughter Ln
    Austin, TX 78749
    (512) 414-5247

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,880 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Canyon Ridge Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12601 Country Trails Ln
    Austin, TX 78732
    (512) 570-3500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,305 student
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Laura Welch Bush Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12600 Country Trails
    Austin, TX 78732
    (512) 570-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 716 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    West Ridge Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9201 Scenic Bluff Dr
    Austin, TX 78733
    (512) 732-9240

    Grades: 6-8 | 922 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    River Ridge Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12900 Tierra Grande Trl
    Austin, TX 78732
    (512) 570-7300

    Grades: PK-5 | 715 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Cedar Creek Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3301 Pinnacle Rd
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512) 732-9120

    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Clayton Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7525 La Crosse Ave
    Austin, TX 78739
    (512) 841-9200

    Grades: PK-5 | 838 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Barton Creek Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1370 Patterson Rd
    Austin, TX 78733
    (512) 732-9180

    Grades: K-5 | 474 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Gorzycki Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7412 Slaughter Ln
    Austin, TX 78749
    (512) 841-8600

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,275 student
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Kathy Caraway Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11104 Oak View Dr
    Austin, TX 78759
    (512) 464-5500

    Grades: PK-5 | 825 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Richards School For Young Women Leaders Alternative School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2206 Prather Ln
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 414-3236

    Grades: 6-12 | 827 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Chaparral Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14046 Summit Dr
    Austin, TX 78728
    (512) 989-2672

    Grades: K-12 | 381 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Lake Pointe Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11801 Sonoma Dr
    Austin, TX 78738
    (512) 533-6500

    Grades: PK-5 | 739 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Doss Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7005 Northledge Dr
    Austin, TX 78731
    (512) 414-2365

    Grades: PK-5 | 835 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Bridge Point Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6401 Cedar St
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512) 732-9200

    Grades: K-5 | 655 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Casis Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2710 Exposition Blvd
    Austin, TX 78703
    (512) 414-2062

    Grades: PK-5 | 765 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Cedar Valley Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8139 Racine Trl
    Austin, TX 78717
    (512) 428-2300

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,277 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Kealing Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1607 Pennsylvania Ave
    Austin, TX 78702
    (512) 414-3214

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,223 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Mills Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6201 Davis Ln
    Austin, TX 78749
    (512) 841-2400

    Grades: PK-5 | 854 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Pearson Ranch Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8901 Pearson Ranch Rd
    Austin, TX 78717
    (512) 464-5000

    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Mccallum High School Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5600 Sunshine Dr
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512) 414-2519

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,761 student
  • Rank: #3333.
    Lakeway Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1701 Lohmans Crossing Rd
    Austin, TX 78738
    (512) 533-6350

    Grades: PK-5 | 679 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Gullett Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6310 Treadwell Blvd
    Austin, TX 78731
    (512) 414-2082

    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Rutledge Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    11501 Staked Plains Dr
    Austin, TX 78717
    (512) 570-6500

    Grades: PK-5 | 831 students
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