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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.


South Austin homes for sale are a refreshing blend of cultural and vibrant style. Beyond the typical neighborhood, South Austin offers diverse amenities with eclectic styles, such as unique restaurants and shopping outside of your everyday mall. South Austin can be seen as perfectly capturing what the city of Austin is all about. Communities such as Barton Hills and the Reserve at Southpark Meadows offer homeowners a way to live in the heart of Austin culture. From the funky street of South Congress (SoCo) to the biking distance to downtown, South Austin real estate has so much to offer anyone desiring a city lifestyle. South Austin is a great location in the vast variety of Austin Real Estate.

South Austin Real Estate

South Austin has all kinds of homes for sale to offer future homebuyers. Townhomes, condos, apartments, and more provide a wide variety of homes to different lifestyles. From the low $200s and up, you can find modern and contemporary homes, older, charming homes, and homes that need a little renovation to be made perfect. Spacious or smaller lots, amenities such as pools and workout centers, and nearby grocery and dining are some of the many features of South Austin neighborhoods. If you’re looking for a home within walking distance to great dining and shopping, South Austin is definitely the community to be in.

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South Congress, commonly known as SoCo, is a thriving, popular street in the South Austin area. Restaurants on or near SoCo include Mars, Jo’s Coffee, Amy’s Ice Cream, Magnolia Café, Guero’s, Home Slice, and some of the hottest bars around. Tons of vintage thrift shops thrive on SoCo, also. Venture into Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds to explore many crazy and fun costumes for Halloween or any costume party. First Thursday is an event on SoCo that occurs on the first Thursday of every month where you can find great treasures, hand-made or antique. SoCo perfectly reflects the “Austin personality” so many venture to this beautiful city to experience. If you truly desire to experience Austin, Texas, then South Austin will give you exactly what you are looking for.

Education In South Austin

Educational opportunities are also available in South Austin. Austin Independent School District has a variety of schools in or near the South Austin area. Higher education institutions are also right around the corner with The University of Texas at Austin and St. Edwards University literally in the middle of South Austin. Both universities have superior academic programs and activities for young and old to enjoy. Convenient location and short commute to all things central make South Austin one of the hottest places to live in Austin.

South Austin Employers

Large employers completely surround South Austin neighborhoods. Downtown Austin is literally five minutes away from many of the South Austin homes for sale, making for an easy and short commute to work everyday. While South Austin is known for its urban style, there are quiet neighborhoods with single-family homes available. Every South Austin home is filled with individuality and uniqueness that you can make your own.

South Austin has everything to offer. When living in South Austin, you will be near all the action, while having your own retreat to come back to. South Austin offers style, personality, and fun amenities to remind residents what Austin is really all about.

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Total Listings:353
Average Size (Sq Ft):$1,839
Average Year Built:1997
Average Price:$347,847
Highest Listing Price:$1,075,000
Lowest Listing Price:$102,888
Average Price / Sq Ft:$199
Highest Price / Sq Ft:$476
Lowest Price / Sq Ft:$85

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