Eight Katy ISD schools rank in top 17% nationally, new report shows

Eight Katy ISD schools rank in top 17% nationally, new report shows Main Photo

13 Sep 2023

By: Dave Manning - Community Impact

Eight Katy ISD high schools have been ranked among the best in the United States, according to a U.S. News & World report. The rankings include data on nearly 25,000 public high schools across the nation, placing the district in the top 17% nationally.

A closer look

The following Katy ISD schools were included in the top rankings:

  • Cinco Ranch High School
  • Katy High School
  • Mayde Creek High School
  • Morton Ranch High School
  • Paetow High School
  • Seven Lakes High School
  • Taylor High School
  • Tompkins High School

Quote of note

“Our dedicated teachers and staff are committed to delivering state of the art educational experiences to all of our Katy ISD students,” KISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski said. “The collective work and support of our entire school community has allowed us to stand firm in our promise to provide academic excellence.”

Zooming in

More information on the rankings are as follows:

  • This year’s rankings include measurements that include college readiness, state assessment proficiency and achieving high graduation rates.
  • The 2023-24 Best High Schools are those whose students achieved exceptional scores on state assessments for math, reading and science.
  • The data used in the rankings is based on high schools that had a 12th grade enrollment of 15 students or greater during the 2020-21 school year.

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