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Public high schools in Fort Worth: What are this year's top rated and most improved?

Public high schools in Fort Worth: What are this year's top rated and most improved?
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By Hoodline - Published on August 13, 2019.

How do the public high schools in Fort Worth stack up?

We analyzed newly released data from Niche.com, which incorporates comprehensive report cards, rankings and reviews to help you choose the right school, to find out how schools in your area are performing and which have made the biggest leaps over the past year.

Chisholm Trail High School's overall rating improved the most among its peers in Fort Worth, rising from a B to an A-, according to data from Niche.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the school, located at 4800 Education Drive, enrolls 2,011 students. Chisholm Trail High School serves a diverse population: 42% of students identify as Hispanic, 39% identify as white and 13% identify as black. Niche gave the school mixed grades: B on an A-D scale for academics, B+ for administration and B+ for clubs and activities.

The overall ranking comes from Niche's proprietary algorithms. A school's ranking might change due to many factors, including the relative rankings of similar schools and whether a school gained or lost peers due to openings or closings. Other numbers come from current public data from the U.S. government.

Academically, 79% of Chisholm Trail High School's students scored proficient or above in math, and 73% did so in reading. That's compared to city averages of 75% in math and 58% in reading.

It's not the only school that's climbed Niche's rankings this year. Brewer High School saw its overall rating jump from a B- to a B. The school is located at 1025 W. Loop 820 North and currently serves 1,919 students, of whom 48% identify as white and 38% identify as Hispanic.

Niche gave Brewer High School mixed grades: B- on an A-D scale for academics, C- for administration and B- for clubs and activities. The school's latest math proficiency was 77%, and reading proficiency was 62%.

Boswell High School also saw improvement in its overall rating, from an A- to an A. The school is located at 5805 W. Bailey Boswell Road and has 1,809 students currently enrolled.

Niche gave Boswell High School mixed grades — B+ on an A-D scale for academics, A- for administration and A- for clubs and activities. Its latest math proficiency was 82%, and reading proficiency was 80%.

While some public high schools are moving up the ranks, others are consistently top-rated overall, including:

  • Texas Academy of Biomedical, with an overall rating of A+.
  • Timber Creek High School, with an A rating overall.
  • Paschal High School, rated A overall.

This story was created automatically using data from Niche.com, then reviewed by an editor before publication. Click here for more about how and why Hoodline is automating local news. Got thoughts about what we're doing? Go here to share your feedback.