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Katy ISD Ranks as #1 School District in the Houston Area on the 2023 Niche Best Schools List

(KATY ISD) - For the second year in a row, Katy ISD has been named the #1 Public School District in the Houston Area and also received an A+ overall grade according to the 2023 Niche Best Schools list. Out of 1,018 school districts ranked in Texas, Katy ISD took the top spot for the Greater Houston area and number 12 in the state.

“With over 92,000 students and four new schools in development, Katy ISD stands by its commitment to provide every student with a world-class education,” said Superintendent Ken Gregorski. “Our educators and staff are proud of the A+ that is found in the heart of our name. I am very honored to work with our Katy ISD family as they passionately teach and guide our future generations.”

Several Katy ISD elementary, junior high and high schools also ranked among the Top 25 list for their respective categories.

Katy ISD Best Public Elementary School

#1 Hayes Elementary

#3 Kilpatrick Elementary

#4 Alexander Elementary

#5 WoodCreek Elementary

#6 Stanley Elementary

#7 Wilson Elementary

#8 Griffin Elementary

#9 Randolph Elementary

#10 Jenks Elementary

#11 Pattison Elementary

#12 Holland Elementary

#14 Rylander Elementary

#15 Katy Elementary

#23 Exley Elementary

#24 Williams Elementary

Katy ISD Best Public Middle/Junior High School

#2 Beckendorff Junior High

#3 Beck Junior High

#4 Tays Junior High

#5 Seven Lakes Junior High

#7 McMeans Junior High

#9 Woodcreek Junior High

#11 Cinco Ranch Junior High

#14 Memorial Parkway Junior High

Katy ISD Best Public High School

#4 Seven Lakes High School

#6 Tompkins High School

#7 Cinco Ranch High School

#20 Taylor High School

Each year Niche, a ranking and review organization for K-12 schools, assesses school districts from across the country. The organization’s rankings are based on analysis of key statistics, reviews from students and parents, and data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, among other criteria. For more information on Katy ISD rankings, visit the Niche 2023 website.


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