Best Public Schools in Zip Code 78610


The 78610 zip code area in Texas is home to 16 schools, including 8 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 4 high schools, primarily part of the Hays Consolidated Independent School District. The area boasts several standout schools, with Elm Grove Elementary and Carpenter Hill Elementary ranking in the top 5-6% of Texas elementary schools, and Moe and Gene Johnson High School and Jack C. Hays High School ranking in the top 20-24% of Texas high schools.

Academically, the schools in the 78610 zip code generally perform above state and district averages on STAAR tests, with some schools like Moe and Gene Johnson High School excelling in subjects like Biology and US History. Graduation rates are also strong, with Jack C. Hays High School reporting a 91.7% 4-year graduation rate. However, there is a notable socioeconomic divide, with some schools serving predominantly low-income populations and others serving more affluent communities, which may contribute to the performance differences observed.

The area also includes a few charter schools, such as Doral Academy of Texas and Olympia Hills, which have mixed performance compared to the top public schools. Additionally, the Alter Impact Center, an alternative high school, has significantly lower test scores and higher spending per student, highlighting the challenges faced by alternative education programs.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Texas Education Agency.

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