Dallas-Fort Worth dominates this website’s list of the best school districts in Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth area school districts claimed seven of the top 10 spots in a new ranking of the state’s best school districts.

Niche, a website that regularly analyzes and rates schools based on test scores, graduation rates and other data, also included three other North Texas school districts in the statewide top 25 of its 2020-2021 list.

Here are the area school districts Niche listed:

  • No. 2: Southlake Carroll ISD
  • No. 4: Highland Park ISD
  • No. 5: Lovejoy ISD
  • No. 6: Coppell ISD
  • No. 7: Frisco ISD
  • No. 8: Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
  • No. 9: Allen ISD
  • No. 12: Plano ISD
  • No. 18: Sunnyvale ISD
  • No. 25: Wylie ISD

Frisco resident Anika Chebrolu, 14, has been named America's Top Young Scientist after discovering a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus.

According to Niche, its rankings are determined by academic data — including SAT and ACT scores and state assessments — as well as criteria such as teacher salaries, racial and economic diversity, Niche’s own surveys and a calculation of how much a school

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Software Dominates Deloitte’s 2020 Tech Fast 500 With 71% Of All Companies

  •  353 of the 500 fastest-growing companies in North America are in the software industry according to Deloitte’s 2020 Tech Fast 500, the most ever in the history of their rankings and a 3% increase over last year.
  • Two of the ten fastest-growing companies over the last three years specialize in cybersecurity, OneTrust and Transmit Security.
  • Notable software companies ranked in Deloitte’s 2020 Tech Fast 500 include Bolt, Illumio, LogicMonitor and Seeq.
  • Biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies are the second most prevalent sector, comprising 14% of all companies, followed by digital content/media/entertainment (5%) and medical devices (4%).  

It’s fascinating to look at the emerging trends in Deloitte’s 2020 North America Technology Fast

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