Jarrell Independent School District
|Educational Attainment In Jarrell ISD Area|
|2010 Population (Age 25+)|
|Less than 9th Grade||.6.6%|
|9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma||.6.4%|
|High School Graduate||.25.3%|
|Some College, No Degree||20.3%|
Jarrell ISD will have high expectations for all students. The district will make every effort to attract and retain the most qualified teachers available who will enhance the positive image of our schools in the community. The caring atmosphere provided by these teachers will help promote the positive self-image for the students in the district. Jarrell ISD will encourage positive staff morale by providing clean and attractive campuses.
Jarrell High School achieved “EXEMPLARY” standing and Jarrell Elementary School achieved “Academically Acceptable” standing in 2009 as rated by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Jarrell ISD, along with Jarrell High School, Jarrell Middle School and Jarrell Elementary School, received “RECOGNIZED” standing in 2010, the second highest rating from TEA.
Jarrell received the highest possible rating, Superior, on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (School FIRST). The district was rated on 21 financial standards and received a perfect score. Jarrell High School, a 2-A school that is home to the “Cougars”, is located in Region IV, District 25. Sports opportunities include football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, track, and cross country.
The voters approved a $14.9M bond issue in May 2005 for a new high school building which opened in the 2007-2008 school year. A $42M bond package passed in 2008 for a new 700 student elementary school (2010-2011), to remodel the existing elementary school, and to build a new middle school within 5 years.
The City of Jarrell is located in close proximity to several higher education campuses. Excellent academic programs allow for continuing education for the existing labor force and make for an immediate source of well-educated employees.
|Colleges and Universities in the Jarrell area|
|4-year Colleages & Universities||Location||Enrollment|
|The University of Texas||Austin, Texas||51,195|
|Texas State University||San Marcos, Texas||32,586|
|St. Edwards University||Austin, Texas||5,348|
|Concordia University||Austin, Texas||2,260|
|Southwestern Univeristy||Georgetown, Texas||1,270|
|Huston-Tillotson University||Austin, Texas||785|
|University of Phoenix||Austin, Texas||464|
|University of Phoenix||Austin, Texas||301|
|Austin Community College (Round Rock)||Austin, Texas||40,248|
|Temple College||Taylor, Texas||832|
|Virginia College||Austin, Texas||747|
|ITT Technical Institute||Austin, Texas||639|
|Allied Health Careers||Austin, Texas||291|
|Southwest Institute of Technology||Austin, Texas||29|
|Additional Major Universities within 200 Miles of Jarrell|
|Baylor University||Waco, Texas||14,541|
|Rice University||Houston, Texas||5,357|
|Southern Methodist University||Dallas, Texas||10.965|
|A&M University||College Station, Texas||48.039|
|Texas Christian University||Ft. Worth, Texas||8,696|
|Texas Women's University||Denton, Texas||12,465|
|University of Houston System||Houston, Texas||56,045|
|University of Texas at San Antonio||San Antonio, Texas||28,413|
|University of the Incarnate Word||San Antonio, Texas||6,361|