Monday, May 6, 2013

2013 Newsweek's List of America's Best High Schools - DFW area

Newsweek/Daily Beast created a list of the top America's public high schools based on their ability to produce college-ready students. They looked at six things: graduation rates, college acceptance rates, AP/IB tests taken per student, average SAT/ACT scores, average AP/IB scores and percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB course. There were a total of 2,000 schools on the national list.

National Rank) School (District ISD)

4) Science/Engineering magnet (Dallas ISD)
5) Talented/Gifted magnet (Dallas ISD)
41) Uplift North Hills Prep (charter)
51) Uplift Summit International (charter)
52) Westlake Academy (charter)

63) Plano West (Plano ISD)
86) Highland Park (Highland Park ISD)
117) Plano Sr. (Plano ISD)
168) Southlake Carroll (Carroll ISD)
220) Lovejoy (Lovejoy ISD)

221) Booker T. Performing/Visual Arts magnet (Dallas ISD)
225) Law magnet (Dallas ISD)
246) Harmony Innovation - FW (charter)
265) Coppell (Coppell ISD)
328) Management/Business magnet (Dallas ISD)

330) Flower Mound (Lewisville ISD)
394) Plano East (Plano ISD)
486) Grapevine (Grapevine-Colleyville ISD)
493) Uplift Williams Prep (charter)
501) Education/Social Services magnet (Dallas ISD)

516) FW Academy of Fine Arts (charter)
619) Centennial (Frisco ISD)
661) Health Professions magnet (Dallas ISD)
663) Wakeland (Frisco ISD)
685) Harmony Science Academy (charter)

726) Allen (Allen ISD)
732) Uplift Peak Prep (charter)
859) Uplift Hampton Prep (charter)
868) Richardson (Richardson ISD)
890) Garza Early College (Dallas ISD)

966) Liberty (Frisco ISD)
1009) Marcus (Lewisville ISD)
1044) North (McKinney ISD)
1230) JJ Pearce (Richardson ISD)
1376) Guyer (Denton ISD)

1384) TX Academy of Math & Science (charter)
1422) Newman Smith (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)
1447) Berkner (Richardson ISD)
1676) Paschal (Fort Worth ISD)
1699) Singley (Irving ISD)

1762) Lake Highlands (Richardson ISD)
1767) Skyline (Dallas ISD)
1775) MacArthur (Irving ISD)
1798) Denison (Denison ISD)
1859) Hillcrest (Dallas ISD)

1873) Trimble Tech (Fort Worth ISD)
1880) WT White (Dallas ISD)