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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.


Travis Heights

Travis Heights homes for sale are in one of the most established neighborhoods in South Austin. Homes in this historic community have some of the best views of downtown and Lady Bird Lake. Many of the homes in the community have large windows and spacious balconies, for private and unbeatable views of the city’s most compelling hills. Travis Heights real estate normally begin around $650,000. Some of the beautifully renovated estates reach prices over $2 million. Today, there is an eclectic mixture of mansions, modern homes, small homes and new condominiums in Travis Heights. Homes for sale in this neighborhood display the endless variety that a city like Austin has to offer.

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Close to downtown, most Travis Heights real estate is located within walking distance or a short bike ride of South Congress Avenue. South Congress, also known as SoCo, is a trendy strip of hip boutiques, vintage stores and restaurants. SoCo has the best view of the Texas state capitol in the distance. Local favorites such as Guero’s Taco Bar, Home Slice Pizza and Magnolia Café are all located on the strip. Once you find your ideal home in Travis Heights, you can enjoy many weekends on South Congress. Homes in Travis Heights are truly part of an urban retreat.

Travis Heights is also a short distance from the everyday essentials- major highways, grocery stores and schools. The Travis Heights area has easy access to I-35, and an H-E-B and local grocery stores are a short drive away.

Travis Heights Schools

Students living in the Travis Heights 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. Schools near Travis Heights real estate include Travis Heights Elementary School, Fulmore Middle School and Travis High School. At Travis Heights Elementary, full day Pre-K is offered, as well as other programs such as DUAL Language Immersion, International Korean Cultural Exchange Program, Gifted & Talented Pilot Program and Dyslexia and Reading Intervention Programs. Fulmore Middle School is located on the historic Congress Avenue and offers a competitive magnet program where students focus on law, humanities and international studies. Travis High School has a unique Communications Academy, where students specialize in the areas of Multimedia, Teleproduction and Telecommunications. Finding a home in Travis Heights will provide your children with a one-of-a-kind education.

Choosing the Travis Heights neighborhood will also allow your family to enjoy the striking Austin outdoors. Blunn Creek Greenbelt connects two nearby parks- Little Stacy Park and Big Stacy Park. Especially when the water is flowing in the creek, this is a popular spot for residents of Travis Heights. Little Stacy and Big Stacy parks provide peaceful shade, nature trails, playgrounds and picnic areas. When you're a member of the community, your children can enjoy summer days in the wading pool or swimming pool, complete with swimming lanes and a deep end. Both pools are free-admission and an easy solution for summer fun!

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Note: Not all properties found may be shown on the map.

Total Listings:14
Average Size (Sq Ft):$1,702
Average Year Built:1978
Average Price:$702,688
Highest Listing Price:$1,995,000
Lowest Listing Price:$149,900
Average Price / Sq Ft:$390
Highest Price / Sq Ft:$785
Lowest Price / Sq Ft: $295

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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from December 29th, 2017 at 4:15am CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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