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66 Seniors Named National Merit Commended Students

Congratulations to the 66 members of the LASA Class of 2024 who were recognized as Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program:

33 LASA HS Seniors Named 2024 National Merit Semifinalists

The Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) is proud to announce the names of its 33 semifinalists in the 2023-24 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to these students in the LASA Class of 2024!

LASA ranked #32 in the nation, #4 in Texas on US News & World Report Ranking 2023-2024

Today, the U.S. News & World Report released the 2023 Best High School Rankings. LASA ranks #32 in the nation and #4 in the state of Texas. All Rankings: #32 in National Rankings; #4 in Texas High Schools, #1 in Austin, TX Metro Area High Schools, #1 in Austin ISD High Schools, and #34 in STEAM High Schools. Taken from the US World & News Report website, there were only slight changes to these schools' overall scores, which are based on the following six factors.


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