Highland Park High School is in the Top 250 high schools in America and in the Top 50 out of more than 1,000 Texas 9-12 schools according to the recent Best U.S. School rankings list conducted by U.S. News. The report provides data on nearly 24,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to traditional high schools, the rankings encompass charter; magnet; and science, technology, engineering and math-focused schools. HPHS is ranked #249 in the nation and #42 in Texas.
A closer look at the Texas rankings reveals Highland Park High School is the first and only traditional comprehensive public high school in the state listed among the Top 47, making HP the #1 Comprehensive Traditional Public High School in Texas.