Top 10 Best Dallas Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 384 public schools serving 222,144 students in Dallas, TX (there are 125 private schools, serving 32,072 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Dallas, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Dallas, TX are Richland Collegiate H S Of Math Science Engineerin, School For The Talented And Gifted and School Of Science And Engineering. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dallas, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Dallas have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Dallas, TX (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
12800 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
(972) 761-6888
Grades: 11-12
| 336 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #2 - 32. - 3.
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: #44.
William B Travis Vanguard Of Academically Tag
Magnet School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3001 Mckinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(972) 794-7500
Grades: 4-8
| 498 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Lakewood Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3000 Hillbrook St
Dallas, TX 75214
(972) 749-7300
Grades: K-5
| 916 students
Rank: #88.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
Sudie L Williams Talented And Gifted Academy
(Math: 78% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4518 Pomona Rd
Dallas, TX 75209
(972) 794-8700
Grades: 4-8
| 426 students
Rank: #1111.
Brentfield Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6767 Brentfield Dr
Dallas, TX 75248
(469) 593-5730
Grades: K-6
| 810 students
Rank: #1212.
Michael M Boone Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8385 Durham St
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-4100
Grades: K-4
| 463 students
Rank: #1313.
Uplift Education-north Hills Prep High School
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
606 E Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75207
(972) 501-0645
Grades: 9-12
| 494 students
Rank: #1414.
School For The Talented & Gifted In Pleasant Grove
(Math: 77% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9610 Bruton Rd
Dallas, TX 75217
(972) 925-3700
Grades: 4-8
| 385 students
Rank: #1515.
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: #1616.
Mcculloch Intermediate School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3555 Granada Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3500
Grades: 5-6
| 983 students
Rank: #1717.
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: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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
Rank: #2020.
School Of Business And Management
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 484 students
Rank: #2121.
White Rock Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9229 Chiswell Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
(469) 593-2700
Grades: PK-6
| 1,020 students
Rank: #2222.
Hyer Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3920 Caruth Blvd
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 780-3300
Grades: PK-4
| 497 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
George B Dealey Montessori Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6501 Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 794-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 600 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5314 Boaz St
Dallas, TX 75209
(972) 749-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
Rank: #2525.
Early College High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3939 Vly View Ln Bldg G
Dallas, TX 75244
(972) 968-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students
Rank: #2626.
School Of Health Professions
Magnet School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5930
Grades: 9-12
| 488 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Armstrong Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3600 Cornell Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3100
Grades: PK-4
| 450 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Jack Lowe Sr Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7000 Holly Hill Dr
Dallas, TX 75231
(972) 502-1700
Grades: PK-5
| 556 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Spring Creek Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7667 Roundrock Rd
Dallas, TX 75248
(469) 593-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 416 students
Rank: #3030.
Uplift Educatiion-north Hills Prep Pri
Charter School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
606 E Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75207
(972) 501-0645
Grades: K-5
| 563 students
Rank: #3131.
Mockingbird Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5828 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75206
(972) 749-7200
Grades: K-5
| 657 students
Rank: #3232.
Dallas Environmental Science Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3531 N Westmoreland Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 794-3950
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Rank: #3333.
Uplift Education-north Hills Prep Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
606 E Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75207
(972) 501-0645
Grades: 6-8
| 484 students
Rank: #3434.
Solar Preparatory School For Girls At Bonham
(Math: 59% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2617 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(972) 749-4300
Grades: PK-7
| 672 students
Rank: #3535.
Bowie Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7643 La Manga Dr
Dallas, TX 75248
(469) 593-6000
Grades: PK-6
| 672 students
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Dallas, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
A+ Academy (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
10327 Rylie Road
Dallas, TX 75217
(972) 557-5578
Grades: PK-12
| 961 students
8410 San Leandro Dr
Dallas, TX 75232
(972) 749-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 180 students
3531 N Westmoreland Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 794-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 166 students
5606 Wayside Dr
Dallas, TX 75235
(972) 749-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
4730 S Lancaster Rd
Dallas, TX 75216
(972) 749-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
2929 Stag Rd
Dallas, TX 75241
(972) 749-2100
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
4730 S Lancaster
Dallas, TX 75216
(972) 749-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 228 students
3313 S Beckley
Dallas, TX 75224
(214) 932-7300
Grades: 7-8
| 79 students
2218 Bryan
Dallas, TX 75201
(972) 749-2200
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3636 Tioga St
Dallas, TX 75241
(972) 225-7316
Grades: PK-1
| 445 students
Branch Park Academy (Closed 2015)
Alternative School
Charter School
13605 Webb Chapel Rd
Dallas, TX 75234
(972) 243-2462
Grades: 3-8
| 101 students
3610 Pipestone Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 925-3700
Grades: PK
| n/a students
4539 Munger Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(972) 925-3700
Grades: PK
| n/a students
2922 Martin Luther King Jr Blv
Dallas, TX 75215
(972) 925-3700
Grades: PK
| n/a students
2827 Lapsley St
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 925-3700
Grades: PK
| n/a students
315 E Wheatland Rd
Dallas, TX 75241
(214) 371-2545
Grades: PK-7
| 387 students
1738 Gano St
Dallas, TX 75215
(972) 794-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
4929 Village Fair
Dallas, TX 75224
(972) 226-7601
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
9339 South Polk St
Dallas, TX 75232
(214) 932-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 564 students
1673 Terre Colony Ct
Dallas, TX 75212
(214) 637-6136
Grades: 8-12
| 3 students
1673 Terre Colony Court
Dallas, TX 75212
(214) 496-8002
Grades: 11
| n/a students
330 E Ann Arbor
Dallas, TX 75216
(214) 473-5504
Grades: 8-12
| 135 students
1718 Robert B Cullum Hwy
Dallas, TX 75210
(972) 749-5200
Grades: 4-6
| 175 students
12532 Nuestra Dr
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 502-6100
Grades: K-6
| 680 students
3978 Killion Dr
Dallas, TX 75229
(972) 502-7600
Grades: 8
| n/a students
2910 S Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75224
(972) 925-8200
Grades: 1-6
| 23 students
111 West Corning St
Dallas, TX 75224
(972) 925-8400
Grades: PK-3
| 548 students
7777 Forney Rd
Dallas, TX 75227
(972) 502-3458
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4212 E Grand Ave
Dallas, TX 75223
(972) 794-7900
Grades: PK-3
| 140 students
9400 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75231
(972) 925-3700
Grades: 9
| n/a students
Focus Learning Academy (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
2524 W Ledbetter Dr
Dallas, TX 75233
(214) 467-7751
Grades: PK-12
| 1,018 students
6501 Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 794-8400
Grades: 7-8
| 170 students
3719 Greenleaf St
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 794-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
3126 Elsie Faye Heggins
Dallas, TX 75215
(972) 925-3700
Grades: PK
| n/a students
8915 S Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75201
(972) 501-0645
Grades: 5-9
| 182 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dallas, TX?
How many public schools are located in Dallas, TX?
384 public schools are located in Dallas, TX.
What percentage of students in Dallas, TX go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Dallas, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dallas, TX?
Dallas, TX public schools minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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