Top 10 Best Houston Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 760 public schools serving 585,901 students in Houston, TX. Houston has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Houston, TX are Debakey H S For Health Prof, Spring Branch Academic Institute and Carnegie Vanguard High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Houston, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Houston have an average ranking of 5/10, 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 72% (majority Hispanic).

Best Houston, TX Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Debakey H S For Health Prof
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
3100 Shenandoah St
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 741-2410
Grades: 9-12
| 890 students
Rank: #22.
Spring Branch Academic Institute
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8390 Westview Dr
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 251-2219
Grades: 1-8
| 94 students
Rank: #33.
Carnegie Vanguard High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
1501 Taft
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 732-3690
Grades: 9-12
| 626 students
Rank: #44.
Eastwood Academy
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1315 Dumble
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 924-1697
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Alief Early College High School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2811 A Hayes Rd
Houston, TX 77082
(281) 988-3010
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
East Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
220 N Milby St
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 847-4809
Grades: 9-12
| 485 students
Rank: #77.
T H Rogers School
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5840 San Felipe St
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 917-3565
Grades: PK-12
| 971 students
Rank: #88.
West University Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3756 University Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 295-5215
Grades: PK-5
| 1,304 students
Rank: #99.
Rummel Creek Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
625 Brittmoore
Houston, TX 77079
(713) 251-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 737 students
Rank: #1010.
Kerr High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8150 Sugarland Howell
Houston, TX 77083
(281) 983-8484
Grades: 9-12
| 806 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Challenge Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5601 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77081
(713) 664-9712
Grades: 9-12
| 468 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Clear Horizons Early College High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13735 Beamer Rd Box 613
Houston, TX 77089
(281) 929-4657
Grades: 9-12
| 442 students
Rank: #1313.
Cornerstone Academy
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9016 Westview Dr
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 251-1600
Grades: 6-8
| 373 students
Rank: #1414.
Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5445 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 295-5276
Grades: PK-7
| 638 students
Rank: #1515.
River Oaks Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2008 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 942-1460
Grades: K-5
| 645 students
Rank: #1616.
North Houston Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8001 Fulton St Bldg C
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 696-6168
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Frostwood Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12214 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 251-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 707 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Roberts Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6000 Greenbriar St
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 295-5272
Grades: PK-5
| 759 students
Rank: #1919.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13800 Westerloch Dr
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 368-2150
Grades: PK-5
| 903 students
Rank: #2020.
H S For Law And Justice
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4701 Dickson St
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 867-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 430 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Houston Academy For International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1810 Stuart
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 942-1430
Grades: 9-12
| 487 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Perfor & Visual Arts High School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4001 Stanford
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 942-1960
Grades: 9-12
| 753 students
Rank: #2323.
Memorial Middle School
Math: 88% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12550 Vindon
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 251-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,348 students
Rank: #2424.
Lanier Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
2600 Woodhead St
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 942-1900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,469 students
Rank: #2525.
Houston Gateway Academy - Coral Campus
Charter School
Math: 88% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1020 Coral St
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 923-5060
Grades: PK-12
| 819 students
Rank: #2626.
Wilchester Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13618 St Marys Ln
Houston, TX 77079
(713) 251-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 793 students
Rank: #2727.
Houston Gateway Academy Inc Elite College Prep
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7310 Bowie
Houston, TX 77087
(713) 644-8292
Grades: PK-8
| 745 students
Rank: #2828.
Project Chrysalis Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4528 Leeland
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 924-1700
Grades: 6-8
| 263 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Oak Forest Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1401 W 43rd St
Houston, TX 77018
(713) 613-2536
Grades: PK-5
| 874 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Valley Oaks Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8390 Westview Dr
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 251-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 670 students
Rank: #3131.
Kolter Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9710 Runnymeade Dr
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 726-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
Rank: #3232.
Harmony School Of Innovation-sugar Land
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13522 W Airport Blvd
Houston, TX 77099
(281) 302-6445
Grades: 7-12
| 912 students
Rank: #3333.
Field Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
703 E 17th St
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 867-5190
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #3434.
Harmony School Of Excellence - Sugar Land
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1424 Eldridge Rd
Houston, TX 77099
(281) 302-6445
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #3535.
Harmony Science Academy-houston
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9431 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, TX 77099
(713) 492-0214
Grades: 9-12
| 632 students
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Houston, Texas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
9016 Westview
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 251-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 21 students
A C E Center (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
13601 Woodforest Blvd
Houston, TX 77015
(713) 450-9086
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students
7703 S Loop E
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 242-8036
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8003 East Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77049
(713) 694-6300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
7800 Westglen
Houston, TX 77063
(713) 339-9411
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8282 Bissonnet Ste 400
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 270-6100
Grades: PK-9
| 414 students
1201 N Nw Loop 323
Houston, TX 77225
(903) 526-1730
Grades: 6
| n/a students
12825 Summit Rdg Dr
Houston, TX 77225
(713) 728-9330
Grades: 7
| 9 students
12508 Windfern Rd
Houston, TX 77064
(281) 897-4174
Grades: 6-12
| 31 students
Added Incentives (Closed 2005)
Alternative School
Charter School
6400 Southwest Freeway, Suite
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 771-6573
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
Advanced Virtual Academy (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
1102 Telephone Rd
Houston, TX 77023
(713) 926-4528
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
1617-b Lauder Rd
Houston, TX 77039
(281) 985-6685
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
400 Victoria
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 696-2755
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
7115 Clarewood
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 779-9990
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Alta Academy (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
Charter School
8329 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 923-8801
Grades: 9-12
| 490 students
American Academy Of Excellence Cha (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
Charter School
P O Box 52877
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 283-9235
Grades: 9-12
| 144 students
12525 Fondren
Houston, TX 77035
(713) 728-2860
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
4810 Redbud St
Houston, TX 77033
(979) 703-8820
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4924 Griggs Rd
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 748-2262
Grades: PK-2
| 145 students
7055 Beechnut
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 394-3500
Grades: 6-12
| 195 students
14442 Fonmeadow
Houston, TX 77035
(713) 728-5076
Grades: K-6
| 220 students
161 Buckboard Dr
Houston, TX 77060
(281) 985-6216
Grades: PK
| n/a students
8787 North Houston Rosslyn
Houston, TX 77088
(713) 983-6877
Grades: PK-6
| 125 students
1417 Houston Ave
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 226-2620
Grades: PK-K
| 235 students
12707 Cullen Blvd
Houston, TX 77047
(713) 457-2848
Grades: K-11
| 478 students
Calvin Nelms Hospital Campus (Closed 2010)
Alternative School
Charter School
1120 Cypress Sta Dr
Houston, TX 77090
(281) 398-8031
Grades: 1-11
| n/a students
Cates Academy (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
9920 W Sam Houston Pkwy S Ste
Houston, TX 77009
(281) 782-4628
Grades: 9-12
| 6 students
8805 Ferndale Ave
Houston, TX 77017
(713) 740-0000
Grades: 9-12
| 100 students
11111 Beamer
Houston, TX 77089
(713) 740-0303
Grades: 5-7
| n/a students
3700 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77027
(972) 316-3663
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
8110 Bertwood St
Houston, TX 77016
(713) 636-6090
Grades: PK-5
| 198 students
7803 E Little York Rd
Houston, TX 77016
(713) 491-9030
Grades: PK-7
| 396 students
Children First Academy Of Houston (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
Charter School
7803 East Little York
Houston, TX 77016
(713) 491-9030
Grades: PK-7
| 412 students
158 Mississippi St
Houston, TX 77029
(713) 671-3850
Grades: PK-6
| 156 students
4901 Lockwood Dr
Houston, TX 77026
(713) 671-4186
Grades: PK
| 44 students
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