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About the Area

  • Comal Independent School District  


The Comal Independent School District spans 589 square miles of central Texas, including parts of five central Texas counties: Comal, Bexar, Hays, Kendall, and Guadalupe. Within the district are the communities of Canyon Lake, Sattler, Startzville, Hancock, Fischer, Spring Branch, Smithson Valley, Bulverde, Garden Ridge, and part of the cities of San Antonio and New Braunfels. Major highways crossing the district include Interstate 35,U.S. Highway 281, and Texas Highway 46.​


Total student enrollment in the CISD is expected to be over 22,000 in the 2018-2019 school year. Eighteen elementary schools, seven middle schools, and four high schools make up the district. Memorial High School provides classes as an alternative education campus and dropout retrieval program.

  • Bracken Christian School

670 Old Boerne Road
Bulverde, Texas 78163-0646
Telephone 830.980.3267
Fax: 830.980.2327

Bracken Christian School is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), having earned its seven-year standing as an ACSI Accredited School.

Mission Statement: Bracken Christian School will assist Christian families by providing an excellent education within the context of a biblical worldview, equipping students to impact their culture for Christ.

  • Hill Country Montessori School

50 Stone Wall Drive
Boerne, Texas 78006
Telephone 830.229.5377

Currently the only AMS accredited Montessori school in the San Antonio metropolitan area and one of only eight accredited schools in the state of Texas, HCMS is proud to have achieved the following accreditations: American Montessori Society (AMS), May, 2008 and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), December, 2005.

Mission Statement: "To foster children's natural love of learning by providing an excellent Montessori education through the collaboration of teachers, parents, and students."

  • Kid's Day Daycare and Preschool

32850 Hwy 281 N #1
Bulverde, Texas 78163
Telephone 830.438.6732

Classrooms includes ages infant-5 years with before and after school care for 5-12 year olds and summer camps for ages 6-12. Transportation to Bill Brown, Arlon Seay and Bracken Christian School is available for the before and after school program.

Mission Statement: "We pledge to be a Christian role model for your children daily; to teach them to honor God in all they say and do. To educate children in all five areas of development; physical, social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual; to build a positive reputation in the community as a Christian daycare center."

  • Gloria Deo Academy

1100 Bulverde Road
Bulverde, Texas 78163
Telephone 830.708.5463

Following a university-style schedule, Gloria Deo Academy provides core academic classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays and offers elective courses on Fridays.  High school students are required to attend Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday classes in order to complete diploma requirements.  For the rest of the week, students benefit from one-on-one reinforcement at home.  This collaboration between school and parent fosters relationships and encourages academic excellence.

Mission Statement: "Gloria Deo Academy exists to provide a biblical, classical education equipping the whole student – heart, mind, and strength – for the glory of God."

  • Living Rock Academy

20540 Hwy 46 W, Suite 115 PMB 619
Spring Branch, Texas 78070
Telephone 830.387.2929

LRA is a non-denominational Covenant model school, which will provide a biblically based, Christ-centered, and academically challenging k4-12 school experience for families in the north San Antonio and greater Hill Country area. Living Rock Academy is now a TAPPS Member School offering the following HS varsity level sports/events beginning this year (2015-16):

  • Athletics – 6-man Football, Volleyball, Boys and Girls Cross Country, Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Track and Field
  • Fine Arts – Academics, Speech, Art, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Lincoln Douglass Debate, One Act Play

Mission Statement: "LRA seeks to provide students with a challenging, innovative and Christ-centered education with the goal of preparing LRA students for God’s intended purpose."