Top 10 Best Dallas County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 759 public schools serving 479,545 students in Dallas County, TX (there are 219 private schools, serving 43,697 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Dallas County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Dallas County, TX are Richland Collegiate H S Of Math Science Engineerin, School For The Highly Gifted and School For The Talented And Gifted. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dallas County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Dallas County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Dallas County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richland Collegiate H S Of Math Science Engineerin
Charter School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
12800 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
(972) 761-6888
Grades: 11-12
| 336 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
School For The Highly Gifted
Charter School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2990 S Hwy 161
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
(972) 343-7864
Grades: 1-8
| 128 students
Rank: #2 - 52. - 5.
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 - 52. - 5.
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: #2 - 52. - 5.
William B Travis Vanguard Of Academically Tag
Magnet School
(Math: 94% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3001 Mckinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(972) 794-7500
Grades: 4-8
| 498 students
Rank: #66.
School For The Talented & Gifted In Pleasant Grove
(Math: 91% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9610 Bruton Rd
Dallas, TX 75217
(972) 925-3700
Grades: 4-8
| 385 students
Rank: #77.
Sudie L Williams Talented And Gifted Academy
(Math: 89% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4518 Pomona Rd
Dallas, TX 75209
(972) 794-8700
Grades: 4-8
| 426 students
Rank: #88.
Lakewood Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3000 Hillbrook St
Dallas, TX 75214
(972) 749-7300
Grades: K-5
| 916 students
Rank: #99.
Bradfield Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4300 Southern Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3200
Grades: PK-4
| 553 students
Rank: #1010.
Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 93%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1718 Robert B Cullum Blvd
Dallas, TX 75210
(972) 749-5200
Grades: 6-12
| 592 students
Rank: #1111.
Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5314 Boaz St
Dallas, TX 75209
(972) 749-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Dr Wright L Lassiter Jr Early College High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 Elm St 1st Floor
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 860-2356
Grades: 9-12
| 261 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Michael M Boone Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8385 Durham St
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-4100
Grades: K-4
| 463 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Prairie Creek Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2120 E Prairie Creek Dr
Richardson, TX 75080
(469) 593-6300
Grades: K-6
| 292 students
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
University Park Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3505 Amherst Ave
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 780-3400
Grades: PK-4
| 426 students
Rank: #1616.
Brentfield Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6767 Brentfield Dr
Dallas, TX 75248
(469) 593-5730
Grades: K-6
| 810 students
Rank: #1717.
Highland Park Middle School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3555 Granada Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,092 students
Rank: #1818.
Uplift Education-north Hills Prep Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
606 E Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75207
(972) 501-0645
Grades: 6-8
| 484 students
Rank: #1919.
Highland Park High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4220 Emerson Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,260 students
Rank: #2020.
Kimberlin For Excel
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1520 Cumberland Dr
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 926-2560
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #2121.
Canyon Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1205 Santa Fe Trail
Irving, TX 75063
(214) 496-7200
Grades: K-5
| 818 students
Rank: #2222.
George B Dealey Montessori Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6501 Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 794-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 600 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Hyer Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3920 Caruth Blvd
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 780-3300
Grades: PK-4
| 497 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 468 students
Rank: #2525.
School Of Business And Management
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1201 E Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75203
(972) 925-5920
Grades: 9-12
| 484 students
Rank: #2626.
Mccoy Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2425 Mccoy Rd
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 968-2300
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #2727.
Coppell Middle West
(Math: 81% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2701 Ranch Trail
Coppell, TX 75019
(214) 496-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,097 students
Rank: #2828.
Coppell Middle East
(Math: 84% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 Mockingbird
Coppell, TX 75019
(214) 496-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,081 students
Rank: #2929.
Lakeside Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Village Pkwy
Coppell, TX 75019
(214) 496-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 509 students
Rank: #3030.
Dallas Environmental Science Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3531 N Westmoreland Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
(972) 794-3950
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Coppell High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
185 W Pkwy Blvd
Coppell, TX 75019
(214) 496-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 3,839 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Trinity Heights Gifted And Talented School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1515 Lynn Haven Ave
Dallas, TX 75216
(972) 925-7500
Grades: 1-8
| 313 students
Rank: #3333.
Rosemont Upper
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
719 N Montclair Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(972) 749-5000
Grades: 6-8
| 156 students
Rank: #3434.
Uplift Education-north Hills Prep High School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
606 E Royal Ln
Dallas, TX 75207
(972) 501-0645
Grades: 9-12
| 494 students
Rank: #3535.
Early College High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3939 Vly View Ln Bldg G
Dallas, TX 75244
(972) 968-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students
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Dallas County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1005 Westridge Ave
Lancaster, TX 75146
Grades: 4
| 413 students
699 N Denton
Hutchins, TX 75141
(972) 225-4701
Grades: PK
| 82 students
A+ Academy (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
Charter School
10327 Rylie Road
Dallas, TX 75217
(972) 557-5578
Grades: PK-12
| 961 students
901 E Beltline Rd
Lancaster, TX 75146
(713) 667-1184
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
8410 San Leandro Dr
Dallas, TX 75232
(972) 749-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 180 students
Alpha Charter School (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
701 W State St
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 272-2173
Grades: PK-12
| 171 students
224 Amber Ln
Desoto, TX 75115
(972) 223-8757
Grades: PK
| 400 students
224 Amber Ln
Desoto, TX 75115
(972) 223-8757
Grades: PK-5
| 678 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
200 E Belt Line Rd
Desoto, TX 75115
(972) 223-3800
Grades: PK-4
| 466 students
504 East Belt Line Rd
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
(972) 291-2583
Grades: 5-6
| 350 students
1204 East Marshall Dr
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
(972) 642-5137
Grades: 6-8
| 1,068 students
3636 Tioga St
Dallas, TX 75241
(972) 225-7316
Grades: PK-1
| 445 students
1301 East Coral Way
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
(972) 262-4255
Grades: PK-5
| n/a 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
P O Box 269
Hutchins, TX 75141
(214) 225-7345
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
1600 S Perry Rd
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 323-6168
Grades: n/a
| 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
620 S Westmoreland
Desoto, TX 75115
(972) 274-1818
Grades: 9
| 811 students
1673 Terre Colony Court
Sunnyvale, TX 75182
(972) 226-5974
Grades: n/a
| n/a 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
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dallas County, TX?
How many public schools are located in Dallas County, TX?
759 public schools are located in Dallas County, TX.
What percentage of students in Dallas County, TX go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Dallas County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dallas County, TX?
Dallas County, TX public schools minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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