There’s a lot to think about when you’re relocating to a new area, and we get questions all the time from people who are considering making the move to our great city. One of the most common is: How do I find the best schools in Austin, Texas?
Our communities give residents access to some of the best schools in the Austin, Texas area. Here’s your handy guide to finding a great school near your new home.
Leander Independent School District
The acclaimed Leander Independent School District is second to none when it comes to the best schools in Austin, Texas. It includes some of the top-rated schools in the state. It’s also one of the fastest-growing, with 39 schools including the excellent Deer Creek Elementary School, Cedar Park Middle School and Vista Ridge High School.
Several of our communities in the Cedar Park and Leander areas are part of the Leander ISD, including Larkspur, The Arbors at Lakeline, The Reserve at Brushy Creek, Scottsdale Crossing, Trento, Whitestone Landing, Woodford Estates and Woodford Gardens. Several leading private schools are also nearby, including Cedar Park Montessori School and Lifesprings Academy.
Round Rock Independent School District
Our community at The Park at Brushy Creek is located within the Round Rock Independent School District. It borders the Leander ISD and offers a number of similarly acclaimed schools. Residents can enroll in some of the area’s leading schools, like Sommer Elementary School, Walsh Middle School and Round Rock High School.
Several top private schools in the area, including the Primrose School of Round Rock at Forest Creek, offer an alternative for students in the Round Rock area.
Austin Independent School District
Residents in several of our downtown Austin communities have the opportunity to enroll in top schools in the Austin Independent School District. As a diverse, urban district, the Austin ISD is making great strides in student academic achievement. Some of the leading schools in the area include Barton Hills Elementary School, Murchison Middle School and Anderson High School.
Our communities at 1601 Stassney, The Enclave on Cooper Lane, Smithfield and Searight Village are part of the Austin ISD. Excellent private schools, including the Khabele School and Cathedral School of Saint Mary, are also nearby.
Del Valle Independent School District
Our South Austin communities like Easton Park, Addison and The Eastwood at Riverside fall within the Del Valle Independent School District. This area features top schools such as Smith Elementary School and Del Valle High School.
Hays Consolidated Independent School District
Some of the best schools in Austin, Texas are found in the surrounding areas. Centered around the city of Buda, Texas, just a few miles southwest of Austin, is the Hays Consolidated Independent School District. It offers some really top-notch schools for residents of our Shadow Creek and The Meadows at Shadow Creek communities.
Some of the leading schools in the area include Ralph Pfluger Elementary, Barton Middle School and Hays High School. For parents looking for private alternatives to the Hays CISD, notable private schools are nearby. For example, some great options are The Goddard School and Rocking Horse Academy.
Lake Travis Independent School District
Our West Cypress Hills community offers the best of Hill Country living, and some great small-town schools to go with it. The Lake Travis Independent School District is a small district with top-rated schools. This includes Lakeway Elementary School, Lake Travis Middle School and Lake Travis High School. Private schools such as the outstanding Lake Travis STEM Academy offer another option.
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