Great Hills Schools
The schools in Great Hills are some of the best in Texas. With four elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools, students in Great Hills are sure to be provided with an exemplary education. The community is served by the Austin and Round Rock independent school districts, both of which are among the most highly regarded and top-ranking school districts in the state.
Austin ISD currently has a total of 129 schools and has a student population of over 84,000. Round Rock ISD has 50 schools, including two alternative learning centers, and an enrolment of more than 47,000.
The caring teachers at the elementary schools provide the foundation needed for the students to succeed throughout their academic career. In the Great Hills area, you’ll find:
- Davis Elementary School
- Hill Elementary School
- Kathy Caraway Elementary School
- Laurel Mountain Elementary School
All of these schools take pride in their small class sizes. For example, Kathy Caraway has an enrolment of 700 students. This relatively small size allows the teachers and staff to connect with each student on an individual level.
The middle schools – Canyon Vista Middle School and Murchison Middle School – are equally as well respected. Canyon Vista’s value statement is, “Above all, students first. Every decision, whether instructional or operational will be driven by this guiding principle.” This exemplifies the philosophy of every school in Great Hills. Its commitment to always putting the student first results in an unbeatable educational experience for each child.
As outstanding as the elementary and middle schools are, the high schools in Great Hills are even more impressive. Newsweek ranked Westwood High School the 57th best high school in the United States and the 8th best high school in Texas. Westwood High School offers an impressive array of Advanced Placement, or AP, courses for its students.
Then there’s Anderson High School, one of the top-rated public schools in the state. Texas Monthly magazine consistently ranks Anderson High School as one of the top 10 schools in Texas. It was also ranked in the top 250 schools by the Washington Post and in the top 500 schools by Newsweek. Anderson High School is one of only a handful of Texas schools that offers an International Baccalaureate Program. This prestigious two-year program, completed in a student’s junior and senior years of high school, is accepted internationally and can help students be accepted into universities throughout the United State and Europe. Anderson High School also has an impressive athletics department. The school has been the state champions in wrestling for 13 years straight.
When planning your move to Great Hills or Austin, TX, consider the advantages provided by an excellent education from one of the topnotch schools in the Great Hills area. This family-friendly community is the perfect place to raise well-rounded, well-educated individuals. For more information on the real estate available in areas zoned for Austin or Round Rock ISD schools, contact the Great Hills Real Estate Group by phone or email today.