U.S. News & World Report has handed El Paso-area high schools their report cards.

Early College and Charter high schools dominate the list of top public high schools in El Paso County according to the 2022 rankings.

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The rankings are part of their annual Best High Schools report which ranks schools using several factors including reading and math proficiency, their performance on state-required tests, graduation rates, and how well they prepare students for college.

Early Colleges Dominate

The five best public high schools in El Paso are all Early College High Schools with Valle Verde Early College taking the top spot. San Elizario High School is the only traditional high school in the top ten.

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The Top 10

Valle Verde Early College High School

•#1in El Paso Metro
•#1in Ysleta Independent School District High Schools
•#60 in Texas High Schools
•#345 in National Rankings

Transmountain Early College High School

•#2in El Paso Metro
•#1 in El Paso Independent School District High Schools
•#68 in Texas High Schools
•#428 in National Rankings

Northwest Early College High School (NWECHS)

• #3 in El Paso Metro
• #72in Texas High Schools
• #449 in National Rankings

Mission Early College High School

•#4 in El Paso Metro
•#1 in Socorro Independent School District High Schools
•#85 in Texas High Schools
•#570 in National Rankings

Clint ISD Early College Academy

•#5 in El Paso Metro
•#88 in Texas High Schools
•#587 in National Rankings

Silva Health Magnet

•#6 in El Paso Metro
•#89 in Texas High Schools
•#616 in National Rankings

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Harmony Science Academy (El Paso)

•#7 in El Paso Metro
•#110 in Texas High Schools
•#178 in Charter High Schools
•#887 in National Rankings

San Elizario High School

•#8 in El Paso Metro
•#147 in Texas High Schools
•#1,346 in National Rankings

Davinci School for Science and the Arts

•#9 in El Paso Metro Area High Schools
•#213 in Texas High Schools
•#338 in Charter High Schools
•#2,225 in National Rankings

Harmony School of Innovation - El Paso

•#10 in El Paso Metro
•#227 in Texas High Schools
•#361 in Charter High Schools
•#2,388 in National Rankings

Rest of the Best

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The rest of the Top 20 in order were El Paso, Del Valle, Eastwood, Pebble Hills, Bel Air, Hanks, Montwood, El Dorado, Franklin, and Coronado in the 20th spot.

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