Which are the Best School Districts in Austin?

Posted by Brad Pauly on Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 8:24am.

Whether you’re a parent of school-aged children or a real estate investor in Austin, school districts matter. An exceptional school district is often a requirement for business owners who want to expand into new areas. Here are some of Austin’s top schools by district based upon academic performance, standardized test scores, and completion of advanced placement courses.

Best Elementary Schools in Austin Texas by District

Bridge Point Elementary School (Eanes ISD)

Bridge Point Elementary School is located on Cedar Street in north Eanes Independent School District (ISD). The school is the largest elementary school in Eanes ISD and serves over 700 students.

Lake Pointe Elementary School (Lake Travis ISD)

Lake Pointe Elementary School is located on Sonoma Drive in the Bee Cave community. It serves over 700 students, and its student-teacher ratio is 22:1.

Laurel Mountain Elementary School (Round Rock ISD)

Laurel Mountain Elementary School is located on D-K Ranch Road in Austin’s Round Rock ISD. It serves 762 students, and it has received distinctive honors for its reading, mathematics, and science programs.

Best Middle Schools in Austin Texas by District

Hill Country Middle School (Eanes ISD)

Hill Country Middle School is located on Walsh Tarlton Drive in Austin. It has over 1,050 students in attendance and has a 15:1 student-teacher ratio. Besides meeting the Texas Education Agency (TEA) standards for academic performance, this school is a U.S. Blue Ribbon School. It also won the Texas Successful Schools Award for Outstanding Performance.

Lake Travis Middle School (Lake Travis ISD)

Lake Travis Middle School is located on Bee Creek Road in Spicewood, Texas. Over 1,100 students attend this middle school, and student test scores in science, mathematics, and reading are above the state’s average.

Walsh Middle School (Round Rock ISD)

Walsh Middle School is located on Walsh Ranch Boulevard in Round Rock, Texas. It serves over 1,600 students and has a student-teacher ratio of 17:1.

Best High Schools in Austin TX by District

Westlake High School (Eanes ISD)

Westlake High School is located on Westbank Drive in Austin, and it’s the only high school in the Eanes ISD. This school has over 2,500 students, and they earn high marks for mathematics and reading proficiency.

Lake Travis High School (Lake Travis ISD)

Lake Travis High School is located on Ranch Road in Travis County. It serves 2,700 students, and it’s rated as an exemplary secondary school by the TEA.

Westwood High School (Round Rock ISD)

Westwood High School is located on Mellow Meadow Drive in Austin. It serves over 2,700 students, and it was recently ranked as the 8th best public high school in Texas by Newsweek.


Considering a neighborhood’s school district offers long-term benefits for home buyers. While you’ll likely pay more for a house in a good school district, your home’s resale value often justifies the initial purchase. If you want to weather the turbulent ups and downs of the real estate market by buying a home in one of Austin’s top school districts, contact Pauly Presley Realty today. Our agents are ready to help you to discover your dream home in Austin.

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