Dallas – Fort Worth Top A+ School Districts
Dallas – Fort Worth top A+ school districts are ranking in the high percentile of schools overall in Texas. As well as, in the U.S. In addition, studies conducted have detailed the top districts who are excelling. Per tripsavvy.com:
The index measures student performance in all subjects on a statewide standardized test called the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test. An index above 90 is considered exceptional; while a rating above 85 is still very good.
The Lone Star State
Texas has more than 1,000 school districts, and nearly two dozen of the best are right here in North Texas.
Twenty-one school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth region are among the top 100 in the state, according to Niche’s “2018 Best School Districts in Texas” list. See all of the North Texas districts to make Niche’s top 100 in the slideshow below.
The Pittsburgh-Based Review Co.
PBR Co. ranked 831 Texas school districts. These rankings were based on weighted factors that included academics, teachers, and extracurricular activities, per Niche’s website. The data comes from the U.S. Department of Education, Niche surveys and self-reported numbers from the schools themselves.
Highest Ranking District
In DFW, the highest-ranking district was Highland Park Independent School District at No. 3. Its overall Niche grade was “A+.” Of the 10 subcategories, it also received an “A+” in academics, teachers, clubs and activities, health and safety, administration, sports, resource and facilities, food and college prep. The district has about 7,091 students, and none receive free or reduced lunch. In both math, the district is performing at 97 percent proficient, and at 98 percent proficient in reading.
No. 1 Best Performing District
The No. 1 best performing school district in Texas, according to Niche, is South Texas Independent School District in Mercedes. Niche also ranked South Texas ISD as the No. 6 best school district in the U.S. and No. 4 on the “Districts with the Best Teachers in America” list. Niche gave it an “A+” grade for all subcategories except diversity, health and safety, and sports.