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Niche Report: Midway ISD Among Top 1.5% of Texas Districts, Best in McLennan County Six Years in a Row

In’s 2023 rankings, Midway ISD continues to be recognized as one of the top 15 school districts in Texas, earning the title of #1 Best School District in McLennan County and the Waco Area with an overall grade of A+ for the sixth consecutive year and ranking among the top 3% of school districts in America.

Thousands of public schools and districts were evaluated by to determine the highest-achieving top performers. Out of 1,018 school districts ranked in Texas, Midway ISD is the only McLennan County district in the top 100. 

At the campus level, Midway’s schools also received high praise with a majority classified in the top 10% of public elementary, middle, and high schools statewide.

Spring Valley Elementary is ranked as the #1 Best Public Elementary School in McLennan County and the Waco Area, and South Bosque, Woodway, and Castleman Creek Elementary schools are among the top 10% statewide of nearly 4,600 public elementary schools ranked in Texas.

River Valley Middle School and Midway Middle School are both ranked in the top 7% of 2,212 public middle schools in Texas. River Valley is also ranked as the #1 Best Public Middle School in McLennan County and the Waco Area.

In addition, Midway High School occupies the #1 spot for public high schools in McLennan County and the Waco Area and is among the top 5% of 1,808 high schools ranked in Texas.

These rankings are based on a rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, and teacher quality, which speaks to the high caliber of Midway’s students and staff.