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Pearland ISD schools find ‘Niche’ in top rankings

Pearland Independent School District received an A+ rating according to Niche ratings and ranked fourth in the Houston metro area for excellent academics and student culture according to 2019 Niche ratings.

            In addition to claiming the No. 4 spot in Houston, Pearland ISD is ranked No. 25 out of 995 Texas school districts, ranking first in Brazoria County and in the top 3 percent in the U.S. Pearland ISD also ranked among the top 10 for safest school districts in the Houston area.

            Founded in 2002 as, Niche has since expanded to provide insights and reviews of K-12 schools, cities and neighborhoods nationwide -- based on government/public data as well as surveys.

            High district and campus rankings indicate . . . .

    • Students are happy with academics, teachers, health, safety, resources, facilities, extracurricular activities, sports and fitness.
    • Schools have excellent teachers, resources for learning and student outcomes.
    • Schools have a diverse population and foster an accepting, positive culture.
    • Students are actively involved in extracurricular activities and sports.

            Factors considered in district and school rankings ranged from academics, health/safety, student culture/diversity, parent/student surveys, teachers and resources/facilities to extracurricular/activities, sports/fitness and district overall experience.

            Pearland ISD rankings in the 2019 report are as follows:

            Best Public School Districts in Houston:

    • No. 4 in Houston Area: Pearland ISD
    • Note: Niche ranked 43 school districts in Houston based on key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents.


Best Public School Districts in Texas:

  • 25 in Texas: Pearland ISD
  • Note: Niche ranked 995 school districts in Texas based on key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents.

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