Tuesday, May 8, 2012

2012 U.S. News Best High Schools in the Dallas area

U.S. News & World Report evaluated 22,000 public high schools and ranked the schools based on how the students did compared to other students in the state in math and reading, how the low income students did, how the least-advantaged students did, and how college-ready the students were using IB and AP - participating rates and scores.

Only the Dallas area schools are on this list.

National Rank. School (district)

1. School for the Talented & Gifted Magnet (Dallas ISD)
3. School of Science and Engineering Magnet (Dallas ISD)
37.  Westlake Academy (charter in Westlake)
66. Peak Preparatory (charter in Dallas)
92. Highland Park (Highland Park ISD)

134.  Booker T. Washington Performing/Visual Arts magnet (Dallas ISD)
286.  Rangel Young Women's Leadership magnet (Dallas ISD)
312. Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (Ft. Worth ISD)
320. Barefoot Sanders Law magnet (Dallas ISD)
326. Plano West (Plano ISD)

332. Coppell (Coppell ISD)
403. North Hills Prep (charter in Irving)
417. Colleyville Heritage (Grapevine-Colleyville ISD)
445. Creekview (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)
448. Business/Management magnet (Dallas ISD)

461. Lovejoy (Lovejoy ISD)
529. Grapevine (Grapevine-Colleyville ISD)
542. Carroll Senior (Carroll ISD)
551. JJ Pearce (Richardson ISD)
554. Harmony Science Academy (charter in Dallas)

558. Plano Senior (Plano ISD)
564. Prosper (Prosper ISD)
578. Health magnet (Dallas ISD)
642. McKinney North (McKinney ISD)
657. WT White (Dallas ISD)

791. Singley Academy (Irving ISD)
796. Keller (Keller ISD)
836. Flower Mound Marcus (Lewisville ISD)
875. Argyle (Argyle ISD)
885. Flower Mound (Lewisville ISD)

903. Liberty (Frisco ISD)
919. Hebron (Lewisville ISD)
920. RL Turner (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)
986. Centennial (Frisco ISD)
990. Aledo (Aledo ISD)

1026. Plano East (Plano ISD)
1042. Rockwall (Rockwall ISD)
1103. Education/Social Services magnet (Dallas ISD)
1219. Allen (Allen ISD)
1242. Berkner (Richardson ISD)

1280. Frisco (Frisco ISD)
1337. Garland (Garland ISD)
1343. Sherman (Sherman ISD)
1470. Trinity (HEB ISD)
1518. Rowlett (Garland ISD)

1531. Bell (HEB ISD)
1598. Irving (Irving ISD)
1613. Skyline (Dallas ISD)
1683. Macarthur (Irving ISD)
1723. A+ Academy (charter in Dallas)

1851. Lewisville (Lewisville ISD)
1879. Molina (Dallas ISD)
1918. Trimble Tech (Ft. Worth ISD)
1984. Poteet (Mesquite ISD)
1993. Sachse (Garland ISD)
1999. Denison (Denison ISD)

Source: US News & World Report