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Riverstone Schools Rank Among State’s Finest

Riverstone Schools Rank Among State’s Finest

Several schools serving Riverstone are not only among the best in the Fort Bend Independent School District, they are some of the top schools in Texas, according to a recently released study.

Children at Risk — a non-profit organization that annually rates Texas schools based on test scores, student achievement, campus performance and other criteria — has ranked Commonwealth Elementary No. 2 among Houston’s 857 listed elementaries and No. 3 in Texas. Fort Settlement Middle School also was listed as No. 2 in Houston and was ranked No. 4 in the state.

Other schools serving Riverstone were also highly rated. Settler’s Way Elementary was ranked No. 25 among Houston elementary schools and No. 68 among the 4,188 elementary schools in Texas. Austin Parkway Elementary — the third elementary school to serve Riverstone students — was ranked No. 61 in the Houston area and No. 181 in Texas.

At No. 26, First Colony Middle School is ranked among the top 10 percent of Houston’s 303 middle schools included on the list. It is No. 81 among the state’s 1,670 middle schools.

Elkins High School earned a ranking of No. 55 among Houston’s 171 schools evaluated by Children at Risk. It is listed No. 221 among the 1,159 high schools in Texas.

This August, Riverstone will welcome its first on-site school, Sullivan Elementary. Learn more about the schools serving Riverstone and the development overall at