Top 10 Best South Side Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 11,133 students in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX.
The top ranked public schools in South Side are Energy Institute High School, Baylor College Of Medicine At Ryan and Foster Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
The neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Energy Institute High School
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3501 Southmore Blvd
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 802-4620
Grades: 9-12
| 696 students
Rank: #22.
Baylor College Of Medicine At Ryan
Magnet School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2610 Elgin St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 942-1932
Grades: 6-8
| 507 students
Rank: #33.
Foster Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3919 Ward St
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 746-8260
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #44.
Beatrice Mayes Institute Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5807 Calhoun Rd
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 747-5629
Grades: K-8
| 462 students
Rank: #55.
Blackshear Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Holman Ave
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 942-1481
Grades: PK-5
| 289 students
Rank: #66.
Alcott Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5859 Bellfort
Houston, TX 77033
(713) 732-3540
Grades: PK-5
| 202 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Jones Futures Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7414 St Lo Rd
Houston, TX 77033
(713) 733-1111
Grades: 9-12
| 301 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Whidby Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7625 Springhill St
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 746-8170
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #99.
Lockhart Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 Rosedale St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 942-1950
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #1010.
Mading Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8511 Crestmont St
Houston, TX 77033
(713) 732-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #1111.
Attucks Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4330 Bellfort Blvd
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 732-3670
Grades: 6-8
| 399 students
Rank: #1212.
Yellowstone College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Trulley St Ste 200
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 655-0596
Grades: 6-8
| 157 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Hartsfield Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5001 Perry St
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 746-8280
Grades: PK-5
| 307 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Thompson Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6121 Tierwester
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 746-8250
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1515.
Reynolds Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9601 Rosehaven Dr
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 731-5590
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #1616.
The Lawson Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5052 Scott St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 225-1551
Grades: 6-8
| 169 students
Rank: #1717.
Bastian Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5051 Bellfort
Houston, TX 77033
(713) 732-5830
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
Rank: #1818.
Yes Prep - Southside
Charter School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5515 S Loop E
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 924-5500
Grades: 6-12
| 911 students
Rank: #1919.
Young Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3555 Bellfort Ave
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 732-3590
Grades: PK-5
| 370 students
Rank: #2020.
Kelso Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5800 Southmund St
Houston, TX 77033
(713) 845-7451
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
Rank: #2121.
Bloom Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3129 Southmore Blvd
Houston, TX 77004
(346) 333-1320
Grades: K-3
| 193 students
Rank: #2222.
Cullen Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6900 Scott St
Houston, TX 77021
(713) 746-8180
Grades: 6-8
| 335 students
Rank: #2323.
Yates High School
Magnet School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3650 Alabama St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 748-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 932 students
Rank: #2424.
Worthing High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9215 Scott St
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 733-3433
Grades: 9-12
| 824 students
Rank: #2525.
Pro-vision Middle School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4590 Wilmington St
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 748-0030
Grades: 3-8
| 186 students
Rank: #2626.
The Pro-vision Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4590 Wilmington
Houston, TX 77051
(713) 748-0030
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
Rank: n/an/a
Southside Elementary School
Charter School
5515 S Loop E Ste B
Houston, TX 77033
(713) 924-5300
Grades: PK-2
| 265 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX?
The top ranked public schools in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX include Energy Institute High School, Baylor College Of Medicine At Ryan and Foster Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX?
27 public schools are located in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX.
What is the racial composition of students in the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX?
the neighborhood of South Side, Houston, TX public schools minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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