U.S. News and World Report has released its annual rankings of the country's best high schools.
Three local schools are in the top 150.
Austin ISD's Liberal Arts and Science Academy came in at number 68. Austin's Harmony Science Academy charter school is 119th. Round Rock ISD's Westwood High School is ranked 144th.
The ratings are based on state proficiency standards and how well schools prepare students for college.
For the full list of top high schools, click here.