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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.

Homes For Sale in the Austin School District

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.


Rancho Alto

Rancho Alto is an attractive subdivision located in South Austin, . This charming neighborhood has easy access to major highways such as IH-35 and the Mopac Expressway. Most homes in Rancho Alto have beautiful views of the Texas Hill Country yet are 15-20 minutes away from the excitement and entertainment of downtown Austin. Homes in this community have a great balance of Austin living. Find a home for sale in one of Austin’s best-selling neighborhoods today!

Rancho Alto was first introduced to Austin in 2006. These quality homes were developed by D.R. Horton and Meritage Homes- some of the leading residential construction companies. There are currently 407 single-family, one- and two-story homes in the Rancho Alto subdivision. With a variety of 20 different floor plans, you are sure to find that perfect home for you and your family to enjoy.

Rancho Alto also offers great community amenities. Residents of the neighborhood have their own park, equipped with a playground and picnic area. Take advantage of the beautiful Austin weather and invite friends and family over for a cookout. This is also a convenient way to interact with your Rancho Alto neighbors!

The wonderful location of Rancho Alto is sure to fulfill all of your dining and retail needs. Local dining favorites including Maudie’s, Brick Oven and Galaxy Café are nearby. Southpark Meadows shopping center is located at IH-35 and Slaughter Lane. This 430-acre, 1.5 million square foot retail hotspot offers over 120 stores, over 30 local and nationally known restaurants, a movie theater and an outdoor stage for live entertainment! Another nearby shopping center is Tanglewood Village, which has an H-E-B for convenient grocery shopping. Your family will love being so close to these locations while enjoying the privacy of your Rancho Alto home.

Rancho Alto Schools

Children from homes in the Rancho Alto 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. When you find your home for sale in Rancho Alto, your family will have easy access to Menchaca Elementary School, Paredes Middle School and Akins High School. Menchaca Elementary is a TEA Recognized school that provides students with an enriching and challenging curriculum. Menchaca is conveniently located less than 5 minutes away from homes for sale in Rancho Alto. Paredes Middle School is also a TEA Recognized campus, and parents living in the Rancho Alto neighborhood will have the opportunity to get involved with their students’ school through PTA membership, a Campus Advisory Council and a Band Parent Organization. Akins High School is divided into six academies and provides its students with the opportunity to follow their chosen career-focused curriculum.

Rancho Alto is situated in one of the most sought-after locations in Austin. Contact a RE/MAX® elite REALTOR® to help you find a home for sale in Rancho Alto. Don’t miss out on the amazing, affordable family homes that this charming subdivision has to offer!

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Total Listings:2
Average Size (Sq Ft):$2,547
Average Year Built:2006
Average Price:$312,000
Highest Listing Price:$318,500
Lowest Listing Price:$305,500
Average Price / Sq Ft:$123
Highest Price / Sq Ft: $124
Lowest Price / Sq Ft:$121

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