Top 10 Best Texas Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 761 charter public schools serving 322,853 students in Texas.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Texas are School For The Highly Gifted, Young Women's Leadership Academy and Cornerstone Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Texas charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Texas public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Texas Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    School For The Highly Gifted Charter School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2990 S Hwy 161
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 343-7864

    Grades: 1-6 | 127 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Young Women's Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2123 W Huisache Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78201
    (210) 438-6525

    Grades: 6-12 | 464 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Cornerstone Academy Charter School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    9016 Westview Dr
    Houston, TX 77055
    (713) 251-1600

    Grades: 6-8 | 373 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Westlake Academy Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2600 Ottinger Rd
    Roanoke, TX 76262
    (817) 490-5757

    Grades: K-12 | 853 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Basis San Antonio- Shavano Campus Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2220 Nw Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 556-4651

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,028 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Stephen F Austin State University Charter School Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2428 Raguet St
    Nacogdoches, TX 75962
    (936) 468-5899

    Grades: K-5 | 255 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Uplift Education-north Hills Prep Middle School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    606 E Royal Ln
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (972) 501-0645

    Grades: 6-8 | 473 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Harmony School Of Innovation-sugar Land Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13522 W Airport Blvd
    Houston, TX 77099
    (281) 302-6445

    Grades: 7-12 | 912 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1502 College St
    Grand Prairie, TX 75050
    (972) 264-6141

    Grades: 6-12 | 290 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Harmony School Of Innovation - Katy Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    22400 Grand Corner Dr Bldg B
    Katy, TX 77494
    (713) 343-3333

    Grades: 6-12 | 572 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Ischool High At University Park Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    20515 Tomball Pkwy
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (972) 316-3663

    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Houston Gateway Academy - Coral Campus Charter School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1020 Coral St
    Houston, TX 77012
    (713) 923-5060

    Grades: PK-12 | 819 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Harmony Science Academy-sugar Land Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13415 W Belfort
    Sugar Land, TX 77478
    (281) 265-2525

    Grades: K-6 | 774 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Corinth Classical Upper School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    800 Point Vista Dr Ste 518
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (940) 321-1144

    Grades: 8-9 | 135 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Imagine International Academy Of North Texas Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2860 Virginia Pkwy
    Mckinney, TX 75071
    (214) 491-1500

    Grades: K-12 | 1,341 student
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Chaparral Star Academy Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14046 Summit Dr
    Austin, TX 78728
    (512) 989-2672

    Grades: K-12 | 381 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Uplift Educatiion-north Hills Prep Primary Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    606 E Royal Ln
    Dallas, TX 75207
    (972) 501-0645

    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Olympia Hills Charter School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2122 Green Meadows
    Buda, TX 78610
    (512) 633-0795

    Grades: 3-8 | 17 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Basis San Antonio Pri- Medical Center Campus Charter School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8519 Floyd Curl Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 319-5525

    Grades: K-5 | 747 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Universal Academy - Coppell Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1001 E Sandy Lake Rd
    Irving, TX 75062
    (972) 393-5834

    Grades: K-12 | 1,386 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Houston Gateway Academy Inc Elite College Prep Charter School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7310 Bowie
    Houston, TX 77087
    (713) 644-8292

    Grades: PK-8 | 745 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Great Hearts Irving Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3350 W Story Rd
    Irving, TX 75038
    (469) 759-3030

    Grades: K-9 | 815 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Basis San Antonio- Primary North Central Campus Charter School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    318 E Ramsey Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78240
    (210) 775-4125

    Grades: K-5 | 677 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Idea Mcallen College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    201 N Bentsen Rd
    Mcallen, TX 78501
    (956) 429-4100

    Grades: 6-11 | 693 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Idea Toros College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    315 E Palm Dr
    Edinburg, TX 78542
    (956) 961-7807

    Grades: 6-12 | 102 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studies Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    327 Thomas Blvd
    Port Arthur, TX 77640
    (409) 982-5400

    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Travis Early College High School Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1915 N Main Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212
    (210) 738-9830

    Grades: 9-12 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Ischool High At The Woodlands Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3232 College Park Dr
    Lewisville, TX 75029
    (972) 316-3663

    Grades: 9-12 | 261 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Leadership Prep School Charter School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8500 Teel Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75034
    (972) 294-6921

    Grades: K-4 | 500 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Gateway College Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3360 Westinghouse Rd
    Georgetown, TX 78626
    (512) 868-4947

    Grades: K-12 | 1,256 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Harmony Science Academy-houston Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9431 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
    Houston, TX 77099
    (713) 492-0214

    Grades: 9-12 | 632 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Calvin Nelms High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    20625 Clay Rd
    Katy, TX 77449
    (281) 398-8031

    Grades: 9-12 | 164 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Idea Edinburg College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2553 Roegiers Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78541
    (956) 287-6300

    Grades: 6-12 | 750 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Fort Worth Academy Of Fine Arts Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3901 S Hulen St
    Fort Worth, TX 76109
    (817) 924-1482

    Grades: 7-12 | 351 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Idea Quest College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    14001 N Rooth Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78541
    (956) 287-1003

    Grades: 6-12 | 741 students
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