This month, we are spotlighting the Close to Campus Neighborhood of San Marcos, Texas. This week, we’ll be exploring the schools and employers in this area by the Texas State University campus.
San Marcos High School, home of the Rattlers, has the mission statement to prepare and support each student in a successful academic and social transition into and through high school, so that each student may become a productive and responsible citizen with skills required to meet future academic and career goals.
Doris Miller Middle School’s mascot is also the Rattlers and the school is committed to educate every child to be an academically successful student, a socially responsible citizen, and a life long learner, by teaching the necessary knowledge and skills, and the appreciation of cultural diversity within schools that foster excellence, mutual respect, creativity, and the joy of learning with an effective, caring, innovative staff, in partnership with home and community.
Travis Elementary School’s mascot is the Texans and Travis, in partnership with parents and the community, is organized to facilitate excellence in teaching and learning with a sense of purpose, academic leadership, inclusion of all staff and students, professionalism, teamwork, accountability and the ability to know the needs of all students.
For higher education, Texas State University is the fifth-largest university in Texas with over 34,000 students, ten colleges and approximately fifty schools and departments. Its Geography, Criminal Justice and Music programs are all nationally recognized. Texas State also has the unique distinction of being the only University in Texas to produce a President of the United States. President Lyndon B. Johnson graduated from Texas State in 1930. It also employs over 2,700 local residents.
Another major employer in the Close to Campus area is San Marcos CISD. The school district employs over 1,000 teachers, administrators and other staff in San Marcos.
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