Tarrytown residents are zoned for the Austin Independent School District, and the area also is home to or near numerous private schools. Casis Elementary School, O’ Henry Middle School, and Stephen F. Austin High School are the main Austin ISD schools, and Tarrytown also is home to Austin’s all girls’ school, the Girls’ School of Austin.
Casis Elementary is a kindergarten through fifth grade school, with numerous student clubs and an interactive organic garden for students and parents. Historically, it achieves an Exemplary rating from the Texas Education Agency.
O’Henry Middle School serves students from sixth through eighth grades. Historically, it is rated as Academically Acceptable.
Known for its “Loyal Forever” school song, Austin High School is a 130-year-old school that offers a rigorous academic program alongside career-track experiences and ample extracurricular activities. Both academic and extracurricular awards are common, and many of its alumnae are distinguished.
At the Girls’ School of Austin, admission is select, its mission to intellectually challenge girls and inspire them to achieve personal excellence and lead distinguished, fulfilling lives. Founded in 2002, the school teaches girls from kindergarten through eighth grade, and its students regularly win many awards.
While technically outside the boundaries of Tarrytown, several private schools are very close, including St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, which offers instruction for grades one through twelve; St. Austin Catholic School, which offers instruction for kindergarten through eighth grade; and The Khabele School, which offers instruction from early education through college prep. Dozens more can be found within a 15 minute drive of the neighborhood.
In addition to grade schools, many area churches offer a variety of pre-school, daycare, and mom’s day out programs, such as at Westminster Presbyterian, Tarrytown Methodist, and St. Martin’s Lutheran.