Top 10 Best Texas Blue Ribbon Public Charter Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 blue ribbon public charter schools serving 9,051 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 charter schools in Texas are Hudson Elementary School, Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute and Young Women's Leadership Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Texas blue ribbon public charter schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Texas public charter school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 37% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public charter school average of 88% (majority Hispanic).

Best Texas Blue Ribbon Public Charter Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute
Charter School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1502 College St
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
(972) 343-3120
Grades: 6-12
| 361 students
Rank: #33.
Young Women's Leadership Academy
Charter School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2123 W Huisache Ave
San Antonio, TX 78201
(210) 438-6525
Grades: 6-12
| 601 students
Rank: #44.
Westchester For International Studies
Charter School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Yorkchester
Houston, TX 77079
(713) 251-1800
Grades: 6-12
| 866 students
Rank: #55.
Idea Carver Academy
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
217 Robinson Pl
San Antonio, TX 78202
(210) 223-8885
Grades: K-5
| 629 students
Rank: #66.
Travis Early College High School
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1915 N Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 738-9830
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #77.
Vista Del Futuro Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1671 Bob Hope Dr
El Paso, TX 79912
(915) 855-8143
Grades: PK-7
| 340 students
Rank: #88.
Kipp Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10711 Kipp Way St
Houston, TX 77099
(832) 328-1051
Grades: 5-8
| 463 students
Rank: #99.
Idea Quest College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14001 N Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
(956) 287-1003
Grades: 6-12
| 688 students
Rank: #1010.
Kipp Shine Prep
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10711 Kipp Way
Houston, TX 77099
(832) 230-0548
Grades: PK-4
| 861 students
Rank: #1111.
Yes Prep - Southwest
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4411 Anderson Rd
Houston, TX 77053
(713) 967-9200
Grades: 6-12
| 1,038 students
Rank: #1212.
Vista Of Austin-mueller
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1504 E 51st St Bldg E
Lewisville, TX 75029
(972) 316-3663
Grades: K-8
| 137 students
Rank: #1313.
Fox Technical High School
Magnet School
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
637 N Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 738-9730
Grades: 9-12
| 476 students
Rank: #1414.
Idea Mission
Charter School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 S Schuerbach Rd
Mission, TX 78572
(956) 583-8315
Grades: PK-5
| 850 students
Rank: #1515.
The Varnett School - East
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
804a Maxey Rd
Houston, TX 77035
(713) 637-6574
Grades: PK-6
| 244 students
Rank: #1616.
Kipp Austin College Prep
Charter School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8004 Cameron Rd
Austin, TX 78724
(512) 501-4969
Grades: 5-8
| 473 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public charter schools in Texas?
The top ranked blue ribbon public charter schools in Texas include Hudson Elementary School, Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute and Young Women's Leadership Academy.
How many blue ribbon public charter schools are located in Texas?
16 blue ribbon public charter schools are located in Texas.
What is the racial composition of students in Texas?
Texas blue ribbon public charter schools minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public charter schools average of 88% (majority Hispanic).

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