ACCOLADES

Rankings

National Merit

2021-2022

  • Congratulations to the 34 National Merit Semi-Finalists from the LASA Class of 2022.

  • Congratulations to the 92 National Merit Commended Scholars from the LASA Class of 2022.

2020-2021

  • Congratulations to the 34 National Merit Semi-Finalists from the LASA Class of 2021.

  • Congratulations to the 71 National Merit Commended Scholars from the LASA Class of 2021.

  • Congratulations to the 37 National Recognition Scholars from the LASA Class of 2021.

2019-2020

  • Congratulations to the 27 National Merit Semi-Finalists from the LASA Class of 2020.

  • Congratulations to the 34 invitees for the National Hispanic Recognition Program from the LASA Class of 2020.

  • Congratulations to the 74 Class of 2020 students who earned Commended status in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

2018-2019

LASA was proud to recognize over 100 National Merit Finalists, Semifinalists, Commended Scholars, and National Hispanic Scholars in the 2018-2019 academic year. Specifically, 54 National Merit Commended Award winners, 26 invitees for the National Hispanic Recognition Program and 32 National Merit Semi Finalist Award winners from the LASA Class of 2019.

2017-2018

LASA was proud to recognize over 100 National Merit Finalists, Semifinalists, Commended Scholars, and National Hispanic Scholars in the 2017-2018 academic year. Specifically, 38 students were recognized as National Merit Finalists, 1 student was recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist, 89 students earned the Commended Scholar designation, and 21 students were awarded as National Hispanic Scholars.

AWARDS & PAST RANKINGS

2021

  • Niche ranked LASA as the #1 Best Public High School in Texas and #14 nationally in 2021.

2020

2019

  • US News & World ranks LASA #28 best high school in the nation and #5 best high school in Texas.

  • Business Insider lists LASA #1 best public high school in Texas. August 19, 2019

2018

Austin Chamber of Commerce State of Education luncheon and awards ceremony

  • Highest FAFSA Submission Rate by Enrollment (Medium schools division)

  • Highest Senior Survey Participation Rate by Enrollment (Medium schools division)

  • Highest Overall Direct-to-College Enrollment

LASA is proud to receive these TEA 2018 Academic Achievement Distinction Designations

  • Top 25% Academic Growth;

  • Top 25% Closing Performance Gaps;

  • Academic Achievement: Reading/ELA;

  • Academic Achievement: Math;

  • Academic Achievement: Science;

  • Academic Achievement: Social Studies; Post-secondary Readiness

CLASS OF 2022

National Merit Semi-Finalists

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