Top 10 Best Garland Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 64 public schools serving 43,752 students in Garland, TX (there are 12 private schools, serving 2,186 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Garland, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Garland, TX are Kimberlin For Excel, Hillside For Excel and Walnut Glen For Excel. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Garland, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Garland have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Garland, TX (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Hillside For Excel
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2014 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2550
Grades: K-5
| 471 students
Rank: #33.
Walnut Glen For Excel
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3101 Edgewood Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8330
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: #44.
Luna Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1050 Lochness Rd
Garland, TX 75044
(972) 675-3040
Grades: PK-5
| 468 students
Rank: #55.
Austin For Excell
Magnet School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1125 Beverly Dr
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 926-2620
Grades: 6-8
| 980 students
Rank: #66.
Watson Technology Center
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2601 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2600
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #77.
Classical Center At Vial Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
126 Creekview Dr
Garland, TX 75043
(972) 240-3710
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #88.
Beaver Technology Center
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3232 March Ln
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8301
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #99.
Spring Creek Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1510 Spring Creek Dr
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 675-3060
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #1010.
Bradfield Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3817 Bucknell Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8303
Grades: PK-5
| 476 students
Rank: #1111.
Classical Center At Brandenburg Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
626 Nickens Rd
Garland, TX 75043
(972) 926-2630
Grades: 6-8
| 1,088 students
Rank: #1212.
Roach Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1811 Mayfield Ave
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2580
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #1313.
Harmony School Of Innovation - Garland
Charter School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2302 Firewheel Pkwy
Garland, TX 75040
(469) 814-0059
Grades: 7-12
| 636 students
Rank: #1414.
Jackson Technology Center
Magnet School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1310 Bobbie Ln
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8362
Grades: 6-8
| 1,309 students
Rank: #1515.
Big Springs Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3301 W Campbell Rd
Garland, TX 75044
(469) 593-8100
Grades: PK-6
| 372 students
Rank: #1616.
Abbett Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
730 W Muirfield Rd
Garland, TX 75044
(972) 675-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #1717.
O Henry Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4100 Tynes Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(469) 593-8200
Grades: PK-6
| 476 students
Rank: #1818.
N Garland High School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2109 W Buckingham Rd
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 675-3120
Grades: 9-12
| 2,752 students
Rank: #1919.
Harmony Science - Garland
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2302 Firewheel Pkwy
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 212-4777
Grades: PK-6
| 702 students
Rank: #2020.
Iltexas Garland Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3301 N Shiloh Rd
Garland, TX 75044
(972) 414-8000
Grades: 6-9
| 480 students
Rank: #2121.
Weaver Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
805 Pleasant Vly Rd
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 494-8311
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #2222.
Davis Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1621 Mccallum Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8205
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #2323.
Montclair Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5200 Broadmoor Dr
Garland, TX 75043
(972) 279-4041
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #2424.
Handley Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3725 Broadway Blvd
Garland, TX 75043
(972) 926-2540
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #2525.
Northlake Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1626 Bosque Dr
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 494-8359
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #2626.
Park Crest Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2232 Park Crest Dr
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2570
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #2727.
Daugherty Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 W Miller Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2530
Grades: K-5
| 784 students
Rank: #2828.
Bullock Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3909 Edgewood Dr
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8308
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Hickman Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3114 Pinewood Dr
Garland, TX 75044
(972) 675-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Price Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
630 Stroud Ln
Garland, TX 75043
(972) 290-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #29 - 3129. - 31.
Shorehaven Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Shorehaven Dr
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 494-8346
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #3232.
Centerville Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Keen Dr
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2510
Grades: K-5
| 271 students
Rank: #3333.
Golden Meadows Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1726 Travis St
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8373
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #3434.
Iltexas Garland Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3301 N Shiloh Rd
Garland, TX 75044
(972) 414-8000
Grades: K-5
| 966 students
Rank: #3535.
Webb Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1610 Spring Creek
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 675-3080
Grades: 6-8
| 1,072 students
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Garland, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
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
2625 Anita Dr
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2677
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2825 S 1st St
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2650
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
501 S Jupiter
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 494-8201
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2625 Anita Dr
Garland, TX 75041
(972) 926-2671
Grades: PK
| 9 students
221 S 9th St
Garland, TX 75040
(972) 494-8520
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Garland, TX?
The top ranked public schools in Garland, TX include Kimberlin For Excel, Hillside For Excel and Walnut Glen For Excel.
How many public schools are located in Garland, TX?
64 public schools are located in Garland, TX.
What percentage of students in Garland, TX go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Garland, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Garland, TX?
Garland, TX public schools minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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