This month, we’re spotlighting East Austin, a neighborhood of Austin, Texas. This week, we’ll be taking a look at some of the schools and employers in this Central Austin area. The area is vast, so we couldn’t possibly cover all of the schools, so we’ll just pick a few.
Blackshear Elementary is ranked Recognized by the TEA and is located in East Austin on East 11th Street. Blackshear’s mascot is the Yellow Jacket and their colors are Blue and Yellow. The Mission of Blackshear Elementary is to provide a healthy, safe instructional environment, conducive to positive learning experiences in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect. Blackshear faculty, staff, and students believe it is critical, as Gandhi said, to, "Be the change you wish to see in the world."
Kealing Middle School is located on Pennsylvania Avenue off East 11th Street and is home to a rigorous magnet program in addition to a standard middle school curriculum. Their mascot is the Hornets and their colors are Crimson and Cream. Kealing serves nearly 1200 students in grades 6-8.
Many students who attend Kealing Middle School choose to attend high school at the Liberal Arts and Sciences Academy, which is located on the Johnson High School campus less than 10 miles Northeast of the Central East Austin neighborhood. Their mascot is the Jaguars.
As far as employers, East Austin’s convenient location just east of downtown makes it a great place to live to commute to work downtown. There are also a lot of employers in the Mueller Development in East Austin.
Dell Children’s Hospital is located in the Mueller Development, near 51st Street and I-35. Dell is the leader in pediatric healthcare services for Central Texas and offers careers for healthcare professionals who specialize in taking care of the most vulnerable patients: children.
The Good Life Team is a Realty office located on East Cesar Chavez, just a few blocks off I-35. They employ specialists in all portions of the real estate process, from staging to title and escrow to ensure that the customer has the best experience possible buying or selling their home.
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