The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 22,000 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. The 2017 Best High Schools rankings awards the top 6,041 public high schools with gold, silver and bronze medals, indicating their level of college readiness.
Texas high school students are generally required to pass statewide tests in English, math, science and social studies courses to graduate. Additionally, students must earn at least 22 credits, including one credit of fine arts and four credits of English, according to the Texas Education Agency.
There are 589 Texas schools in the 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings. Lexington ISD is proud to announce that Lexington High School has received a bronze medal for their academic student achievements. For more information on this U.S. News & World Report accolade, please visit the website below: