A local high school is highlighted by US news and World Report. The magazine ranked Laredo Early College High School 16th in Texas and 97th nationally. US News and World Report reviewed over 21,000 US public high schools and rated them based on student-to-teacher ration, college readiness, and math and reading scores.
Aurora Iris del Carmen Alaniz, a student at the school says, "not only the students, but the teachers as well. We always put in so much effort, and we do so well. We always strive to do the best we can."
There are more than 400 Texas high schools in the 2013 US News and World Report rankings.