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Wimberley Independent School District schools are among the best in the state, annually garnering honors recognizing scholastic, as well as athletic, achievement. The student population of the district is more than 2,050 in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade at four modern campuses.

Wimberley High School, for grades nine through 12, creates an academic environment filled with yearly successes for both the students and the community. Danforth Junior High School is designated for grades six through eight. Jacobs Well Elementary School serves grades two through five. Scudder Primary School is for beginning students, pre-kindergarteners through first grade.

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St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, established in 1989 as an active ministry of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, enrolls children from PreK3 through 6th grade at the 52-acre campus it shares with the Church. St. Stephen’s is fully accredited, including preschool, by the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools, and its curriculum includes weekly chapel services, Spanish instruction at all levels, studio art, music, technology, archery instruction, and indoor and outdoor physical education.

Founded in 1998, the Katherine Anne Porter High School is a free, accredited public charter school located in the beautiful village of Wimberley. Students in grades nine through 12 are encouraged to become lifelong learners and productive citizens of the world community. Four foundations are at the core of the school’s philosophy — respect, participation, academic priorities and community service. With a broad-based liberal arts curriculum, students can choose from electives such as theatre, guitar, ceramic arts, web-mastering, yoga, karate, philosophy and criminal justice, to name but a few. In the words of founder Dr. Yana Bland, “Cooperation, honesty and a love of learning characterize the Katherine Anne Porter School climate today.”

Wimberley Montessori School

Wimberley Montessori School, (WMS), is a Montessori-based school serving children from the age of three to 13 since 2004. The school’s rigorous academic program is enriched with fine art, including ceramics, claymation and short film making, mosaics, computer graphics and drawing and painting. Also offered are Spanish, robotics, cooking and woodworking. Staff includes a trained Reading Specialist who works with children with dyslexia or other reading challenges. Students at WMS are encouraged to find their academic passions and are supported in pursuing those passions. Thinking creatively and developing a strong social consciousness are important goals within the school community. With this balance of academics and the arts, students may well become the innovators and entrepreneurs of the future.

Zweites Haus School of Wimberley, LLC, provides individualized childcare and education in a nurturing, home-like, Christ-centered environment to children ages 2 months through pre-kindergarten. The curriculum is Christian-based and includes ASL and Spanish. Full-time and part-time enrollment is available year round. An After-School and Summer Camp Program is available to children through the fourth grade.

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