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Eight Katy ISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in the Country

KATY MAGAZINE NEWS

September 12, 2023

By Natalie Cook Clark


Eight of the nine Katy ISD high schools recently ranked among the best in the United States, according to the U.S. News and World Report.




Eight Katy ISD high schools ranked among the best schools in the nation. The U.S. News and World Report uses data from nearly 25,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia.



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


Katy ISD has 94,000 students.


The Highly Ranked Schools Include:



How The Ranking is Assessed

The rankings showcase the schools whose students demonstrate outstanding outcomes, surpassing the anticipated benchmarks, including college readiness, state assessment proficiency and performance and achieving high graduation rates.


The highest-ranked public schools in the 2023-2024 Best High Schools national rankings are those whose students achieved exceptional scores on state assessments for math, reading and science. The data assessed by U.S. News Report is based on high schools that had a 12th grade enrollment of 15 students or greater during the 2020-2021 school year.


Katy ISD Continues to Build, Request More Schools

The newest of the Katy ISD high schools, Jordan High School did not make the list. Katy ISD is actively building it’s 10th high school to meet the growing needs of the community.

The 2024 academic year will welcome two new secondary schools to the fastest growing public-school district in Texas.

Junior High #18 and High School #10 will welcome students Fall of 2024.


The two schools will be near each other with the junior high going at 25747 Longenbaugh Road and the high school to be at 7800 Katy Hockley Road. They will both be near Youngblood Elementary, which opened this year creating a three-school complex.


The Katy community continues to grow and Katy ISD is working to keep up in order to maintain the standard of education that the area has come to know. 4 new schools are being proposed in the November Bond Election in addition to improvements to existing schools and facilities and technology advances. Learn more about the upcoming Bond online.




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1 Comment


Cindy Price
Cindy Price
Sep 12, 2023

Jordan HS did not have a 12th grade graduating class during the 2020-2021 school year which is the year they used to pull the data. That explanation needs to be included in the article.

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