Public school systems

Each year, U.S. News & World Report ranks public high schools. In 2019, data was collected on more than 23,000 public high schools and 17,245 of those were ranked on six factors based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. This year, 21 Austin area high schools rank in the top 10% nationally. The schools, representing seven different districts plus several charter operators, account for 32% of area high school enrollments.

Public School Districts by County
COUNTYDISTRICT
ENROLLMENT 2019-20
GRADUATES 2017
Bastrop CountyBastrop
11,434
679
Elgin
4,573
288
McDade
366
-
Smithville
1,854
124
Total
18,227
1,091
Caldwell CountyLockhart
6,160
350
Luling
1,423
105
Prairie Lea
217
12
Total
7,800
467
Hays CountyDripping Springs
7,210
406
Hays
20,793
1,115
San Marcos
8,224
533
Wimberley
2,537
152
Total
38,764
2,206
Travis CountyAustin
80,911
4,329
Del Valle
10,968
632
Eanes
8,166
651
Lago Vista
1,588
103
Lake Travis
11,085
635
Manor
9,595
435
Pflugerville
26,400
1,588
Total
148,713
8,373
Williamson CountyCoupland
163
-
Florence
1,102
72
Georgetown
12,160
837
Granger
457
37
Hutto
8,130
412
Jarrell
2,107
96
Leander
41,381
2,590
Liberty Hill
4,878
263
Round Rock
50,953
3,288
Taylor
3,117
203
Thrall
758
50
Total
125,206
7,848
Austin MSA
338,710
19,985

School Districts Map
School Districts/Zip Codes Map (central zoom)

Source: Texas Education Agency.


Charter Schools
SCHOOLSCHARTER OPERATORSENROLLMENT 2018-19
Bastrop County
0
0
0
Caldwell County
2
2
227
Hays County
8
7
1,050
Travis County
65
22
24,713
Williamson County
11
8
4,932
Austin MSA Total
86
30
30,922

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, CDC Public School Data.