Top 10 Best Texas Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 373 blue ribbon public schools serving 174,800 students in Texas.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Texas are School For The Talented And Gifted, School Of Science And Engineering and Debakey H S For Health Prof. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Texas blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Texas Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
School For The Talented And Gifted
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5970
Grades: 9-12
| 502 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
School Of Science And Engineering
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5960
Grades: 9-12
| 501 students
Rank: #33.
Debakey H S For Health Prof
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2545 Pressler
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 741-2410
Grades: 9-12
| 891 students
Rank: #44.
Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 Elm St 1st Floor
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 860-2356
Grades: 9-12
| 261 students
Rank: #55.
Carnegie Vanguard High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1501 Taft
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 732-3690
Grades: 9-12
| 913 students
Rank: #66.
Windsor Park G/t
Math: 85% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4525 S Alameda St
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
(361) 878-3770
Grades: 1-5
| 585 students
Rank: #77.
Highland Park High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4220 Emerson Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,260 students
Rank: #88.
J Kawas Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2100 S Milmo Ave
Laredo, TX 78046
(956) 273-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 321 students
Rank: #99.
Devers Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
201 S Chism
Devers, TX 77538
(936) 549-7591
Grades: PK-5
| 153 students
Rank: #1010.
Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1718 Robert B Cullum Blvd
Dallas, TX 75210
(972) 749-5200
Grades: 6-12
| 592 students
Rank: #1111.
Hudson Elementary School
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1311 Lilly St
Longview, TX 75606
(903) 803-5100
Grades: 1-5
| 578 students
Rank: #1212.
Kinder H S For Performing And Visual Arts
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
790 Austin St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 942-1960
Grades: 9-12
| 781 students
Rank: #1313.
Alief Early College High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2811 A Hayes Rd
Houston, TX 77082
(281) 988-3010
Grades: 9-12
| 412 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Klondike Isd
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2911 County Rd H
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 462-7332
Grades: PK-12
| 260 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Skaggs Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3201 Russell Creek Dr
Plano, TX 75025
(469) 752-3300
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #1616.
Bradfield Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4300 Southern Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3200
Grades: PK-4
| 553 students
Rank: #1717.
Stanton-smith Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
500 Zavala Trl
Whitehouse, TX 75791
(903) 839-5730
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Happy High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
500 N W 3rd
Happy, TX 79042
(806) 558-5311
Grades: 7-12
| 134 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Prairie Creek Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2120 E Prairie Creek Dr
Richardson, TX 75080
(469) 593-6300
Grades: K-6
| 292 students
Rank: #2020.
Laurel Mountain Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10111 Dk Ranch Rd
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 464-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 546 students
Rank: #2121.
Kerr High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8150 Sugarland Howell
Houston, TX 77083
(281) 983-8484
Grades: 9-12
| 790 students
Rank: #2222.
Hector J Garcia Early College High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5201 University Blvd
Laredo, TX 78041
(956) 273-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 399 students
Rank: #2323.
Roberts Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6000 Greenbriar St
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 295-5272
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Achieve Early College High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1601 N 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 971-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Silva Health Magnet
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
121 Val Verde St
El Paso, TX 79905
(915) 533-9654
Grades: 9-12
| 585 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Green Valley Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7900 Smithfield Rd
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
(817) 547-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Nursery Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13254 Nursery Dr
Nursery, TX 77976
(361) 575-6882
Grades: PK-5
| 136 students
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
University Park Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3505 Amherst Ave
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 780-3400
Grades: PK-4
| 426 students
Rank: #2929.
El Magnet At Reagan Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2321 E 21st St
Odessa, TX 79760
(432) 456-1189
Grades: PK-5
| 607 students
Rank: #3030.
Robert H Rockenbaugh Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
301 Byron Nelson Pkwy
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 949-4700
Grades: PK-4
| 482 students
Rank: #3131.
Talkington School For Young Women Leaders
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
415 N Ivory Ave
Lubbock, TX 79403
(806) 219-2200
Grades: 6-12
| 438 students
Rank: #3232.
Frostwood Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12214 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 251-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 762 students
Rank: #3333.
Highland Park Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3555 Granada Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,092 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 468 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Trinidad Garza Early College At Mt View
Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4849 Illinois Ave Ste W53a
Dallas, TX 75211
(214) 860-3680
Grades: 9-12
| 429 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Texas?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Texas include School For The Talented And Gifted, School Of Science And Engineering and Debakey H S For Health Prof.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in Texas?
373 blue ribbon public schools are located in Texas.
What is the racial composition of students in Texas?
Texas blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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