How good are the schools in Austin, TX?

Austin encompasses 94 public elementary, middle and high schools. Austin also has 113 private schools. Sixteen high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Austin is also home to six colleges and/or universities, one of which earned a place on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 8.2 /10

How we calculate this.


Austin has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
107,759
Total Teachers
7,660

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Austin

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.
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