• Student, School and Faculty Awards

    • US News and World Report - Gold Medal School (ranked #1) in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Newsweek/The Daily Beast - Best Public High School in the U.S., 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010. #2 in 2008 and 2011, #3 in 2014
    • The Washington Post - #7 Most Challenging High School in 2016
    • 2003 National Blue Ribbon School
    • Advanced Placement Program Awards (College Board)
      • Two AP Scholars are announced each year for each state, and TAG had both in 2002, one in 2004, and one in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2014
      • Ranked first in the state of Texas for overall AP passing rates since 2001
      • Recognition for having the highest passing rates in the world for Art History (2005), Computer Science (2005, 2006, 2007), Human Geography (2005, 2006, 2007) and Psychology for 2005
    • Rated Exemplary by the Texas Education Agency every year since the inception of the program (1990)
    • Texas Business Education Council Honor Roll Award in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
    • Bezos Foundation Scholars Program to the Aspen Ideas Festival (2007, 2011)
    • Siemens Foundation Texas AP Teacher of the Year
    • AP Calculus and English Teachers of the Year
    • Nancy Cain Marcus Fellowship for Outstanding Teachers
    • Alpha Psi Omega National Honors in Theatre
    • STEM Awards
    • D Magazine’s Outstanding AP School in DFW Region