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 42,000 students, Clear Creek ISD comprises 44 campuses, including 27 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.


  • Parents and staff consider Goforth Elementary to offer exceptional education programs, as indicated in an annual survey.
  • Boasts a grade of “A” in the 2020 school rankings.
  • The school earned an “A” from the Texas Education Agency in closing performance gaps in the 2019 accountability ratings.
  • Ranked as a National School of Character at the national level by for successful incorporation of the 11 Principles of Effective Character Education.
  • 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.
  • Earned an “A” rating in the Texas Education Agency’s 2019 accountability report, the highest rating available. 
  • 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 three categories in the 2019 accountability ratings: Reading/ELA, comparative academic growth and postsecondary readiness.
  • League City Intermediate received an A from Children at Risk in the fall 2019 report and was ranked No. 2 among intermediate schools in Galveston County.
  • Clear Creek High School earned an “A” from the Texas Education Agency in the 2019 school accountability report.
  • Clear Creek High School is home to a Career and Technology Wing that includes facilities for a dental program, NASA hardware construction and metal manufacturing.
  • Coming to Clear Creek High School in 2017 is a third practice gym and renovations to the school’s fine arts facility and natatorium.
  • In 2017, a third practice gym was opened and the school’s fine arts facility and natatorium were renovated.
  • The high school earned an A- in the 2020 school rankings.
  • 2018 SAT and ACT test-takers scored well above national and state scores.


DICKINSON Independent School District

Dickinson Independent School District is a highly regarded school district with 14 campuses that earned 22 distinctions in the 2018-2019 accountability ratings by the Texas Education Agency. It holds an “A” (superior) in the 2018-2019 state financial accountability ratings.

The Dickinson Independent School District regularly produces National Merit Scholars, award-winning musicians and athletes receiving scholarships across the country. The school also participates in the AVID initiative, which focuses on college and career readiness. For the 2018-2019 school year, 100 percent of Dickinson High School seniors applied and were accepted to a four-year college.

 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
  • 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
  • Active Parent-Teacher Organization has a robust fundraising program for supplies and programs to enhance students’ educational experience.
  • Assemblies regularly recognize students for academic achievement


Barber Middle School
  • Earned an “A” for school progress in the 2019 accountability report released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
  • Earned distinctions in all eligible categories in the TEA 2019 accountability ratings: ELA/Reading, Mathematics, Science, Comparative Academic Growth, Postsecondary Readiness and Comparative Closing the Gaps.
  • 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.


McAdams Junior High School
  • Opened in 2009, serving students in grades seven through eighth.
  • 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.
  • Earned distinctions in Science, Social Studies, Comparative Academic Growth and Comparative Closing the Gaps in the 2019 Texas Education Agency accountability ratings.
  • 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 Percussion Ensemble was selected as a Commended Winner in the 2019 Mark of Excellence/National Percussion Ensemble Honors Project.
  • The powerlifting team at Dickinson High School won a state championship in 2015.

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