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Leander Independent School District is a top rated, public school district located in Leander, TX. It has 37,158 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 86% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.
Address
204 W S St
Leander, TX 78641
Telephone
(512) 570-0000

Leander Independent School District Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
86%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1230
1,570 responses
Average ACT
27
884 responses
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Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
37,158
Free or Reduced Lunch
18.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,365
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.4%

Finances

Total Expenses
$311,570,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,339/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    4%

Leander Independent School District Reviews

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Leander Independent School district has a fantastic community! I'm in the band program at one of the high schools, and at every competition or festival for marching band, the band parents and other bands are always cheering each other on. The level of Fine Arts in general (dance, theater, art, music) in this district is exceptionally high.

I've also had a great success in my AP classes. The teachers the district has hired are very qualified at their jobs and have taught me many skills I have applied to everything I do. I feel very prepared to take on life following high school because of all the stories I've heard.
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In my experience, Leander Independent School district offered adequate resources as well as academics for College Readiness. A lot of broad extra curricular activities were offered during my time there as well. Throughout my years there, some faculty and policies were questionable at times (mostly regarding Middle School campuses). Overall I enjoyed my time going through Learning at LISD and growing from an Elementary kid to a High School graduate.
Leander Independent School District is a great community that has established great schools. The academic layout is made easy for kids of every intelligence level to acheive sucess. If children are far more advanced there are lots of avenues that allow the student to engage in other studies. The facilities are great, often times referred to as the best in the austin area. Every level of school, whether it be elementary, middle, or high school has felt safe. LISD provides top tier teachers: the type that are established financially and are actaully looking for you to learn, not just for a paycheck. They are invested and want to see the students succeed. Lastly, the sports scene is very competitive. We make a run at state every year in atleast one sport.