Austin School Districts And Family Neighborhoods

Austin and surrounding suburbs are filled with great school districts and neighborhoods for families of all ages and sizes. Below is a list that contains some of the very best:

Austin Area School Districts:

Austin Independent School District (AISD)

AISD is an award-winning school district employed by high quality teachers, administrators, and other professionals.  Located at the heart of downtown Austin, AISD is one of the most progressive school districts in the nation. AISD, being the fifth largest school district in the nation, with 130 different schools within the district, is richly diverse and open to families of all backgrounds.


Georgetown ISD

Georgetown ISD, located in Georgetown, Texas, serves over 11,500 students. Containing nine elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, and two alternative schools, this greater Austin area school district is home to some of the most inspired students served by the most empowered leaders, encouraging students to lead, grow, and serve.

Lake Travis ISD

Lake Travis ISD, located near the gorgeous Lake Travis right outside of Austin, is home to nine school campuses all of which scored well above state targets in state testing. Lake Travis ISD’s location allows for you to live in the heart of the hill country while also being just a quick drive away from downtown Austin.

Eanes ISD

Eanes ISD, located in the West Lake area of Austin, is one of Austin’s smaller school districts. Spanning 31.2 square miles of Texas hill country, Eanes ISD is in a prime Austin location. With all nine of Eanes ISD’s campuses receiving the highest TEA Accountability Ratings, this school district is known for high success rates among its students.

Family Neighborhoods:

Pemberton and Bryker Woods

Pemberton Heights and Bryker Woods are two of the very few registered historic neighborhoods located in Central Austin. Both neighborhoods, which are located right next to each other, are AISD zoned and walking distance to the University of Texas. The two neighborhoods are also surrounded by parks, restaurants, grocery stores, Shoal Creek hike and bike trail, and is just two miles away from Town Lake.


Allandale is a peaceful suburban neighborhood located just north of downtown Austin. With easy access to MoPac and N Lamar Boulevard, residences are able to be downtown or up north in just minutes. Allandale is also zoned in Austin ISD, an award-winning school district.


West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills is a beautiful suburban neighborhood located in the hills overlooking Lake Austin and Town Lake. Located just on the other side of MoPac near downtown, this gorgeous neighborhood is surrounded by the Texas Hill Country. The neighborhood is also just minutes away from its own shopping centers filled with restaurants, grocery stores, and shops. West Lake is zoned to Eanes ISD which all nine school campuses received the highest TEA Accountability Ratings.



Tarrytown is one of the most affluent and prestigious neighborhoods in Austin. Located just west of MoPac, Tarrytown is in very close proximity to the University of Texas and downtown Austin. Backing up to the shores of Lake Austin and being minutes away from Mount Bonnell, the neighborhoods abundance of parks and trails are perfect for active families. Tarrytown is also zoned to the award-winning Austin ISD.


Rollingwood is an upscale neighborhood in Austin located very close to West Lake Hills. This neighborhood has its own recreational facilities along with easy access to local parks, lakes, trails, and high-end dining and shopping destinations. Also located very close to downtown Austin, Rollingwood is zoned to Eanes ISD.

Travis Heights

One of the older Austin Neighborhoods, Travis Heights, also one of the most exclusive and affluent areas of south Austin, is located within walking distance to the lively South Congress area. Travis Heights is perfect for families of all ages and is is zoned to Austin ISD.