Public Schools

Tuscan Lakes is served by two notable school districts, the Clear Creek Independent School District and the Dickinson Independent School District. Both are lauded for exemplary educational programs, challenging curriculums and expansive extracurricular opportunities.

CLEAR CREEK Independent School District 

A leader in visionary education, Clear Creek ISD focuses on developing individual strengths as well as encouraging global participation. Teachers and staff have a continuing commitment to courage, collaboration, innovation and self-direction, helping students achieve and succeed. With more than 41,000 students, Clear Creek ISD comprises 43 campuses, including 26 elementary, 10 intermediate and seven high schools with each campus led by experienced and compassionate administrators, teachers and support personnel.

Click on the links below to learn more about the exceptional Clear Creek ISD schools serving Tuscan Lakes’ students.

 

GOFORTH ELEMENTARY 
  • Parents and staff consider Goforth Elementary to offer exceptional education programs, as indicated in an annual survey.
  • Students score well above peers in the state-mandated STAAR tests, with more than 96 percent passing reading and more than 89 passing mathematics in the 2013-2014 tests.
  • The school earned a distinction in science from the Texas Education Agency and was among the top 25 percent in closing performance gaps during the 2013-2014 school year.
  • Goforth boasts a very active Parent-Teacher Association, raising funds to enhance educational efforts through exceptional and enriching activities.
  • Pre-kindergarten classes are held on-site.
  • Students can explore their talents and learn more about fine arts through music and art curriculums.
 
 
LEAGUE CITY INTERMEDIATE
  • Students earned an impressive passing rate of 100 percent in the 2013-2014 STAAR mathematic test; more than 94 percent of students passed the reading test.
  • Students have an array of elective choices, including band, orchestra, theater, audio-visual production and robotics.
  • League City Intermediate is home to WAVE, Webster Academy Visions in Education, a magnet school for identified gifted and talented learners.
  • The school’s high-performing students achieved distinctions from the Texas Education Agency in six categories for the 2013-2014 school year: Reading/ELA, mathematics, science, social studies, postsecondary readiness and top 25 percent student progress.
  • League City Intermediate received an A+ from Children at Risk and was ranked 9th among Houston’s middle schools in the organization’s highly-watched 2015 report.
 
 
CLEAR CREEK HIGH SCHOOL 
  •  Clear Creek High School students earned an academic achievement in reading/ELA from the Texas Education Agency for the 2013-2014 school year and the school placed among the top 25 percent of schools on closing performance gaps.
  • Clear Creek High School will be home to a Career and Technology Wing that will include facilities for a dental program, and engineering, agriculture, construction technology and metals classes. The facility opens in 2017.
  • Coming to Clear Creek High School in 2017 is a third practice gym and renovations to the school’s fine arts facility and natatorium.
  • Baseball coach Brent Kunefke and two student players were selected for the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s 2015 All-State 6A team.
  • More than 71 percent of teachers at Clear Creek High School have 11 or more years teaching experience.

 

DICKINSON Independent School District

Dickinson Independent School District met the exacting performance standards set by the Texas Education Agency in all categories, as students performed well above the target scores on 2013-2014 mandated tests. Seven of the district’s 11 campuses earned a total of 18 different academic achievement designations.

 The Dickinson Independent School District regularly produces National Merit Scholars, award-winning musicians and athletes receiving scholarships across the country. The 2015 graduating class was awarded approximately $4.1 million in college scholarships, and the number of Advanced Placement exams given at Dickinson High School increased 50 percent from 2013 to 2014, a mark of the dedicated teachers and student population. Dickinson ISD is one of only 10 districts in Region IV actively participating in the AVID/Rice University Initiative, which focuses on college and career readiness.

 Click here to read the Dickinson ISD 'Gator Bytes' Newsletter.

 Click on the links below to learn more about the outstanding Dickinson ISD schools attended by Tuscan Lakes families.

 

Silbernagel Elementary
 
  • High-performing campus serving grades pre-kindergarten to fourth.
  • Named a Distinguished Performance School by the United States Department of Education
  • Texas Education Agency Golf Performance Acknowledgement for Commended Performance in Reading and Math
  • Students compete in robotics competitions, spelling bees, science fairs and First Tee golf tournaments
  • Strong teacher/staff commitment to student performance and success with an academic focus on college and career readiness
  • Assemblies regularly recognize students for academic achievement

 

Barber Middle School
 
  • Named a Distinguished Performance School by the United States Department of Education
  • Numerous after-school clubs and organizations for student participation including Student Council, Rockets and Robotics, National Elementary Honor Society, sports and the arts, yearbook and drama
  • Strong fine arts program with competitive events inside and outside the District for students in band, choir and drama
  • Finalist in the Texas Middle School “Schools to Watch” program, a statewide initiative which recognizes schools that are academically excellent, developmentally responsive, socially equitable and structured for success
  • Students received academic achievements in science and reading/ELA from the Texas Education Agency for the 2013-2014 school year, and the school earned distinctions in postsecondary readiness and was among the top 25 percent in closing performance gaps.

 

McAdams Junior High School
  • Opened in 2009, serving students in grades seven through eight
  • Campus equipped with computer technology in all classrooms, numerous science and computer labs along with a 700-seat performance auditorium with professional sound, lighting and stage properties
  • Gifted and Talented Program and Pre-Advanced Placement courses offered in all core-content and subject areas
  • Long-standing tradition of award-winning fine arts programs in band, choir and drama
  • Award-winning cheerleading squad for both seventh and eighth grades
  • One of the only junior high schools in the area with a drill team that participates at local and out-of-town competitions
  • Athletic programs in all major sports: football, basketball, volleyball, track and cross country
  • Students in elective art classes are regularly recognized in local and state art competitions

 

Dickinson High School 
  • More than $40 million invested for a two-story academic wing, a triple-design competition gym, a new baseball complex, agricultural science facility and athletic field house
  • Dual-credit classes offered on-site for college credit along with Pre-AP and AP classes offered in all four core content subjects and foreign languages
  • Competitive Academic Decathlon program and a nationally recognized robotics program
  • One of the region’s finest high schools for the arts; its students routinely excel at area and state art competitions for drawings, sculptures and photography
  • Athletics include football, basketball, baseball, softball, golf, volleyball, swimming, track and cross country, power lifting, soccer and tennis
  • The Dickinson High School Marching Band placed 18th among more than 400 bands in the UIL 6A state marching contest during the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The powerlifting team at Dickinson High School won a state championship in 2015.

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