Here is a good article written up in the Austin Statesman discussing some of the reasons why some Austin schools and Austin school districts test better than others. Not much surprise that it has a lot to do with where the money is and who has more of it. Read the full article at the Statesman here.
From a real estate market perspective, my school-conscious clients tend to focus their school search in one of a few basic areas:
Austin Area School Districts:
#1 – Eanes ISD is most popular with my clients BY FAR. View homes for sale in Eanes ISD
#2 – Lake Travis ISD is the 2nd most popular district for my clients. View homes for sale in Lake Travis ISD
#3 – Leander ISD is third most popular school district for my clients. View homes for sale in Leander ISD
Popular Austin ISD Schools:
#1 – Casis Elementary
#2 – Kizer Elementary
#3 – Caraway Elementary
We have the updated list of all schools and how they recently tested if you want a copy of it. Just let one of us know.