Ani Avetisyan

District that champions trilingual education nabs high ranking for college readiness, rigor

GARLAND, Texas (April 28, 2020) – U.S. News & World Report announced its high school rankings this week and ILTexas Garland is among the top tier.

International Leadership of Texas Garland High School is a 2020 Best High School, based on rankings that U.S. News & World Report published this week. This is the second time the school has been ranked by the magazine.

More information may be found at the updated U.S. News profile page, with the new national, metro-area and school district rankings.

U.S. News & World Report high school ranking data for 17,792 high schools details the following:

· ILTexas Garland High School ranked in the top 6% of all high schools (ranked 1042 out of 17,792)

· ILTexas Garland High School ranked in the top 2% of all high schools for college readiness (363 out of 17,792)

The mission of ILTexas is to prepare students for exceptional leadership roles in the international community by emphasizing servant leadership, mastering the English, Spanish and Chinese languages and strengthening the mind, body and character. Social distancing will not change this mission. It simply allows ILTexas the opportunity to educate students creatively and innovatively.


About International Leadership of Texas

Founded in 2012 by former Dallas Independent School District high school principal Eddie Conger, ILTexas opened its first school in 2013 with over 2,500 students, making it the largest first-year charter in the history of Texas. Since 2013, the district has grown from two schools in North Texas to nineteen schools and more than 19,000 students across north and south Texas. For more information, visit,