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21 October . 2020

Hollyhock schools shine in ’21 Niche rankings

The 2021 school rankings from Niche are full of positive results for Frisco ISD overall and its campuses serving Hollyhock.

On the district level, Frisco ISD ranks No. 5 among all school districts in the Metroplex, with an overall grade of A+ and more A+ marks for Academics and College Prep. Frisco ISD also earned A grades for Teachers, Clubs & Activities, and Health & Safety.

With more than 60,000 students, Frisco ISD is by far the largest district in the top five Metroplex districts ranked by Niche.

Statewide, Frisco ISD ranks No. 7 out of more than 1,000 districts evaluated. Nationally, Frisco ISD ranks among the top 1.5% of more than 10,000 school districts in the United States.

On the campus level, the 2021 Niche results hold good news for the Frisco ISD schools serving Hollyhock. Highlights include:

  • Newman Elementary School has an overall A+ grade from Niche, with more A’s for Academics, Teachers and Diversity. Newman ranks among the top 5% of the 1,105 public elementary schools in the DFW area that were analyzed by Niche.
  • Trent Middle School has an A+ overall Niche grade, with additional A’s for Academics, Teachers and Diversity. Trent ranks in the top 5% of the 433 Metroplex middle schools ranked by Niche. Statewide, Trent is among the top 1.5% of the 2,215 middle schools in Texas.
  • Memorial High School has a B+ overall Niche grade. Opened in 2018, Memorial High also has an A (Excellent) accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency, and has earned six of seven Distinction Designations available from TEA. Frisco ISD plans to open a new high school adjacent to Hollyhock in 2022.

To compile its rankings, Niche uses a rigorous analysis of data from dozens of public datasets, along with reviews from students and parents. For 2021, Niche crunched the data for more than 1,800 public schools serving grades K-12 in over 80 school districts in the DFW Metroplex.

Learn more about the highly rated public schools serving Hollyhock.