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Being the fifth largest school district in Texas, Austin Independent School District serves around 86,000 students. Diverse is definitely a characteristic of the district with families that represent more than 94 languages. The school encourages diversity and strives to teach students in ways that are best for them.

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Austin ISD has 124 schools (elementary, middle, and high school). The schools teach different languages, such as Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, French, American Sign Language, and even more. The student population of Austin ISD has grown by 6% over the past few years.

Since Austin ISD is such a large district, the schools are spread out over all different areas in Austin. From East Austin to Central Austin, there will be more than one Austin ISD school. There are always a variety of unique homes for sale close to Austin ISD schools.

One of the best elements of the school district is the variety of schools to choose from. Four Austin ISD schools qualified for the Texas Business and Education Coalition’s Honor Roll in 2010, and six high schools made Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools” list in 2010.

Austin ISD has tons of extracurricular and academic programs to offer students. Students may participate in activities such as athletics, band, choir, art club, drama, orchestra, math club, National Honor Society, Beta Club, journalism, yearbook, and so much more.

As far as TAKS scores go, Austin ISD has 99% of schools pass the TAKS of 2009-10 school year with also 95% of schools meeting the Adequate Yearly Progress standard. Also, 62% of Austin ISD schools were rated “Exemplary” and “Recognized,” and seven out of eight schools that were previously rated “Academically Unacceptable” actually came off the list.

The core values of Austin Independent School District consist of focusing on children, excellence, integrity, equity, respect, and health and safety. The district also has a list of goals to meet each school year, including focusing on students performing at or above the grade level, prepare students for college and life in general, and more. Of course, Austin ISD desires to provide a safe, high-quality educational environment and build strong relationships between teachers, students, families, and the community overall.


Barton Hills is a colorful and diverse neighborhood located in South Austin. Homes for sale in Barton Hills are near some of the most famous Austin attractions. The Barton Hills community enjoys the close proximity to downtown Austin, as well as local shops that “Keep Austin Weird.” The hilly community was first developed in the 1940’s and has convenient access to South Lamar Boulevard and Loop 360. Homes for sale in Barton Hills are near local businesses such as Shady Grove restaurant, Peter Pan Mini Golf and Austin Java. Enjoy a movie with family and friends at Alamo Drafthouse or have breakfast at Flip Happy Crepes, one of Austin’s numerous trendy food trailers. The list of activities in Barton Hills goes on, and buying a home in the Barton Hills community will give you and your family a chance to enjoy the area year round.

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Homes for sale in Barton Hills are conveniently located near Zilker Park, a 351-acre park which hosts numerous events throughout the year, including the world famous Austin City Limits Music Festival. The festival attracts some of the biggest names in the music industry, as well as music lovers from across the globe. On one of the many nice days that Austin has to offer, you can stroll or run through the park, lie in the grass, walk your dog or take a dip in Barton Springs Pool. Homes in Barton Hills have this pool-which is the fourth largest natural spring in Texas- right in their back yard. The park also offers a hillside theater and botanical gardens. All Barton Hills homes for sale are within walking distance or a short bike ride of all of these places.

Barton Hills Schools

Once you find your home for sale in Barton Hills, your children will reap the benefits of the local schools. Children from homes in the Barton Hills community attend Austin ISD schools. The diverse and growing district is the fifth largest in Texas and supports families that represent more than 94 languages. Barton Hills Elementary was rated as a state Exemplary school for the 2009-2010 school year. The Barton Hills eagles were commended on the reading, writing, math and science portions of state exams. O. Henry Middle School has many extracurricular activities for your children to participate in- fine arts, athletics, cheer and National Junior Honor Society. O. Henry also encourages families to get involved in their children’s education. The school has PTA and the Mustang Council, which is a group of parents, students, business and community representatives and staff who strive for excellence in education for all students in the Barton Hills community. Austin High School provides rigorous curriculum and career-centered programs for its students. The high school dates back to 1881, and has become a symbol for the rich history that Austin boasts. Your children are guaranteed a quality education when you find your home for sale in Barton Hills. Homes for sale in the Barton Hills neighborhood are unique and embrace the trendy lifestyle that Austin has to offer. Contact your RE/MAX® agent today to find your perfect home for sale in the Barton Hills community.

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Total Listings:4
Average Size (Sq Ft):$2,494
Average Year Built:1971
Average Price:$852,250
Highest Listing Price:$999,999
Lowest Listing Price:$635,000
Average Price / Sq Ft:$354
Highest Price / Sq Ft:$523
Lowest Price / Sq Ft:$260

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