AUSTIN, TX. – Newsweek recently published a compilation of reports ranking schools in in the United States and we know that two Austin Schools were ranked among the best. These schools are Westwood High School and Anderson High School.

This is great news for parents who have been considering moving to Austin Texas, and also for home buyers because homes that are located near great schools also hold their values even during downturns in the Real Estate Market

About Westwood High School

Westwood High School ranked #48 on their list of 50 best high schools in the United States. The school is no stranger to praise because back in 2013 it ranked as the #57 on a list of best high school in the United States and also #8 on a list of best high schools in the state of Texas.

What makes Westwood High School different than other Austin Schools is that they offer advanced placement courses including an international baccalaureate magnet program which has attracted students from across the United States who are interested in getting ready for college.

About Anderson High School

Anderson High School is also well-known in the Austin ISD and has been on the Newsweek rankings before since they were ranked #327 on a list of best high schools in the United States back in 2010 and the school has also been chosen as one of the top 250 high schools in Texas by the website Texas Monthly.

Anderson High is one of the oldest Austin Schools since it dates back to 1889 and it continues to rank high on lists which rank the best schools in the United States because the school has a 20 percent graduation rate, good student/counselor ratio and a 25 percent college enrollment rate.

Learn More about Austin Schools

To learn more about Austin Schools, or to view homes for sale in Austin, contact the Kent Redding Group today by calling us at (512) 306-1001 or click here to connect with us online. 

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