For the sixth year Children at Risk, in partnership with the Houston Chronicle, has evaluated and ranked 998 elementary and secondary schools in greater Houston. Several Katy ISD campuses have been named top schools in the area:
- Greater Houston’s Top High Schools in Science and Mathematics – Cinco Ranch High School (no. 6) and Taylor High School (8)
- Greater Houston’s Top 10 Middle Schools – Beckendorff Junior High (8)
- Greater Houston’s Top 10 Elementary Schools – Kilpatrick Elementary (no. 9)
All six Katy ISD high schools ranked in top 50 overall high school category, with three listed among the top 20: Cinco Ranch High School (no. 13), Taylor High School (no. 14) and Seven Lakes High School (no. 17). A total of 144 high schools were evaluated.
In addition to Beckendorff Junior High, Katy ISD’s McMeans Junior High (no. 13) and Cinco Ranch Junior High (no. 20) are listed among the top 20 middle schools in the area out of 265 total middle schools evaluated.
Children at Risk looks at a number of variables at each level, including data from the Texas Education Agency and TAKS test results, to determine school rankings. For more information, visit www.childrenatrisk.org.
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