Some of Dallas ISD, North Texas schools rank among the best in the whole country

Dallas, Texas – In an audacious display of academic prowess, a remarkable cluster of North Texas schools, particularly those under the Dallas Independent School District (ISD), have earned the distinguished honor of being listed among the nation’s leading educational institutions. The eminent list, meticulously compiled by U.S. News & World Report, features an impressive representation of Dallas ISD schools.

Zooming in on the rankings specific to the Lone Star State, it becomes evident that Dallas ISD’s educational powerhouses are not just competing, but triumphing. A formidable quartet of these schools have dominated, carving out positions in the top decile of the Texas academic ladder. An achievement as commendable as it is unprecedented, reflecting the steadfast commitment of these institutions to fostering a culture of academic excellence and holistic development.

This regional success, however, is not merely confined within the borders of Texas. When viewed on the national academic panorama, these four Dallas ISD schools command considerable respect, each effortlessly standing among the top 50 schools across the United States. This accomplishment succinctly underlines the prodigious academic capabilities of Dallas ISD and the consistent, high-caliber education it provides to its students.

Here is a look:

Dallas ISD schools

  • The School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG) – No. 1 in Texas, No. 8 national
  • Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School – No. 2 in Texas, No. 20 national
  • Science and Engineering Magnet School (SEM) – No. 3 in Texas, No. 22 national
  • Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet – No. 6 in Texas, No. 48 national
  • Trinidad Garza Early College at Mt View – No. 14 in Texas, No. 118 national
  • School of Health Professions – No. 25 in Texas, No. 141 national
  • School of Business and Management – No. 31 in Texas, No. 173 national
  • Booker T. Washington SPVA – No. 36 in Texas, No. 219 national
  • Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy – No. 47 in Texas, No. 272 national
  • Highland Park High School – No. 49 in Texas, No. 281 national

Dallas ISD Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde proudly tweeted about the schools’ accomplishment:

“Folks, I’ve got a tweet storm for the deluge of good news in the latest @USNewsEducation ranking of the best high schools in Texas. Dallas ISD has 38 high schools – 11 of which rank in the top 100 in Texas! In fact, the top 3 in Texas are DISD schools!”

Other non-Dallas ISD top performing schools in North Texas, according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking, include:

  • Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy (Grand Prairie) – No. 15 in Texas, No. 120 national
  • Young Women’s Leadership Academy (Fort Worth) – No. 21 in Texas, No. 130 national
  • Imagine International Academy of North Texas (McKinney) – No. 23 in Texas, No. 135 national
  • Uplift Education-North Hills Prep High School (Irving) – No. 32 in Texas, No. 180 national
  • Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute (Grand Prairie) – No. 40 in Texas, No. 232 national
  • Texas Academy of Biomedical (Fort Worth) – No. 44 in Texas, No. 258 national

To check out the full list, click here.

Mark Long

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