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AUSTIN, TEXAS SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Austin, Texas SCHOOLS
Austin schools boast a total student population of 144,558 attending 262 schools in 40 public school districts and 72 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Austin public schools spend an average of $6,744 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Austin public schools average a student teacher ratio of 12:1. Austin private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in Austin average a student body population of 654, while Austin middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 531 and 450 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.