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Recognitions & Distinctions

 
 
NYOS Charter School's recognitions and distinctions have included, but have not been limited to the following:
 
  • Recognized in 2022 by Transcend and the Texas Public Charter Schools Association by the Canopy Project for School Innovation.
  • U.S. News & World Report Best High School 2022 Rankings:
      • #986 Best National High School
      • #194 Best Charter High School in the Nation
      • #116 Best Texas High Schools
      • #10 Best Austin Area High School
  • Niche 2021 Ratings:
      • #3 Best Charter Elementary School
      • #3 Best Charter High School 
  • ATX Guides 2020 Best Schools in Austin:
      • Listed as one of the Best Elementary Schools in Austin
      • Listed as one of the Top 3 charter schools among the Best Elementary Schools in Austin
  • Austin Family Magazine 2019 Readers' Poll Award for Favorite Charter School
  • TEA Accountability "A" Rating Most recent rating received in 2019 with a score of 92 and distinctions in:
      • Graduation rate
      • STAAR Performance
      • College, Career & Military Readiness
  • Children at Risk Top 10 High Schools in Greater Austin Area for 10 Years in a Row as of 2020:
      • Based on the evaluation of 47 public high schools in the seven counties of Greater Austin (Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties).
      • Researchers base their methodology on 14 measures of performance to evaluate how well Austin public schools are preparing students for post-secondary success. Among this is the graduation rate, participation in advanced coursework, and performance on college entrance exams.
  • Texas Charter Schools Association:
      • 2018 Leader of the Year - Kathleen Zimmermann
      • 2018 Teacher of the Year Runner Up - Nekeida Pierce
  • Level 4 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools™:
      • NYOS Level 4 
      • NYOS Level 3 
      • NYOS Level 2 
      • NYOS Level 1 
  • Texas Education Agency Pre-K Center of Excellence
  • The Daily Beast: Distinction in America’s 100 Best High Schools of 2014
  • Austin Monthly: 2015 Best Public High Schools in Austin
      • #2 Best High School