Vision: Home of the most inspired students, served by the most empowered leaders.
Mission: Inspiring and empowering every learner to lead, grow and serve.
Georgetown is a community that places a high value on education. Georgetown ISD serves a diverse population of Williamson County students from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade including nearly 12,000 students, 9 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 2 alternative schools.
At GISD, students can explore approximately 80 career and technology education (CTE) courses, including but not limited to aerospace engineering, veterinary science, accounting, biotechnology, culinary arts, law enforcement, agriculture, game programming and design, audio/video production, and automotive technology. Through some of these CTE courses, students are also eligible to obtain certificates upon graduation, including Pharmacy Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, and a variety of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) courses.
In addition to academia, GISD offers 13 athletic programs, more than 30 clubs and activities, and music performance opportunities in choir, band, orchestra, and dance.
ALTERNATIVES TO PUBLIC SCHOOL
Those seeking an alternative to public school can choose from:
*Community Montessori School
*Grace Academy of Georgetown
*Grace Episcopal School
*St. Helen’s Catholic School
*Georgetown Charter Academy
Round Rock Christian Academy, Holy Family Catholic School, St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School, and Zion Lutheran School are also nearby.
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Texas State University’s Round Rock Campus provides evening classes on a part-time basis in 13 Undergraduate degrees, 12 Graduate degrees, teaching certificates and other post-baccalaureate certificate programs. Students entering the MBA program may choose one of five program options. St. David’s School of Nursing at TSU features fully equipped classrooms and five interactive simulation laboratories.
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Texas State Technical College is a highly sophisticated technical-vocational institute located in Hutto.