Everything you need to know about schools near Veramendi
Families who are researching neighborhoods near New Braunfels ISD may have different items on their checklists. But one thing they’re all likely to have in common is a desire for proximity to good schools, and reassurance that the schools their children will attend are top rated. Schools near Veramendi fit the bill perfectly.
Veramendi makes it possible for families to check both of those priorities off their lists with ease. From a new elementary school on‑site to a high school located across the street, Veramendi gives students of all ages easy access to quality education.
About New Braunfels ISD
New Braunfels ISD is a Texas Education Agency recognized district. Texas School Guide awarded the District a grade in the top quartile, placing NBISD in the top quartile for school districts in Texas.
NBISD serves more than 9,000 students. It encompasses 15 campuses which include one early childhood center, nine elementary campuses, two middle schools, one ninth‑grade center, one 10th‑12th grade high school, and one alternative learning center.
NBISD’s TEC21 one‑to‑one initiative has been putting iPads in the hands of students since 2012. Beginning in August 2016, all students in 1st grade through 12th grade were given one‑to‑one access to a personal device. This process has been in support of a student‑centered classroom with an emphasis on project‑based learning. This type of learning environment is intended to empower all students, regardless of income, to engage in the collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking necessary for a post‑K12 education and career.
In November 2015, voters approved a $62.8 million bond referendum to build two new elementary schools for growth and to address the facility, safety, and compliance needs of the district’s existing facilities. Both Voss Farms Elementary and Veramendi Elementary School opened in August 2017 for kindergarten through 5th‑grade students. That same school year, NBISD opened the Lone Star Early Childhood Center at the Lone Star Elementary site to service all of the district’s prekindergarten students. In November 2018, voters approved a $118.3 million bond referendum to build a new middle school and a new elementary.
NBISD strives to increase high levels of student performance by offering a rigorous curriculum and challenging academic programs. Annually, students and educators earn national and statewide awards for academic and teaching accomplishments.
NBISD students historically perform above regional and state averages in state accountability testing. Students also continue to outperform their state peers in the SAT and ACT tests and continue to perform at the college level on Advanced Placement exams.
(Information sourced from New Braunfels Independent School District website https://www.nbisd.org/ )
The best schools in New Braunfels, Tx
Located on the north side of the community, Veramendi Elementary School is one of the newest elementary schools in New Braunfels. Veramendi Elementary School is rated a 9 out of 10 for test scores by greatschools.org, with students scoring above average in math, reading, and science.
Veramendi Elementary opened in 2017. It has a maximum capacity of 850 students. It features the latest in school design, which maximizes hallway space; provides additional lines of sight for teachers and administrators, and amenities able to turn a single space into three.
Amenities include high‑end projectors extending from classroom ceilings; widely spaced and technologically equipped media centers (formerly libraries); dry‑erase reversible classroom tables; color‑coordinated hallways specific to student grade levels, and hallway flex‑spaces for additional activities.
There aren’t any lockers – students no longer have to carry books because that content is available through district‑issued electronic tablets. Adjacent to inside science learning labs is experimental planters connected through runoff systems funneled into collection cisterns.
Another highlight is the cafetorium – which has cafeteria seating in front of a stage for auditorium plays, features, and performances. Dividers set it apart from the connected school gymnasium.
Oak Run Middle School
Located minutes from Veramendi, Oak Run Middle School is rated an 8 out of 10 by greatschools.org for test scores. Students at this school perform above the state average in Reading and Math.
New Braunfels High School
New Braunfels High School (commonly referred to as NBHS) was established in 1845. Up until 2008, New Braunfels was one of the largest 4A high schools in Texas. As of 2016, it’s classified as a 6A school by the UIL.
New Braunfels High School is rated 9 out of 10 by greatschools.org for student progress, and 8 out of 10 for college readiness.
Veramendi: New homes in New Braunfels ISD
There are so many reasons to choose Veramendi for your new home: the beauty of the Hill Country, the rich culture of New Braunfels, the exciting vision for a holistic community where people can live, shop, work, play – and attend school – close to home. There are excellent schools near Veramendi, including the new Veramendi Elementary School onsite as well as plans for a second elementary school in the community.
New homes at Veramendi start in the $300s. We have five excellent home builders offering a variety of styles, floor plans, and features to make your dream of a Hill Country home a reality. Contact us to schedule a personal tour of our community, meet our builders, and start your journey to becoming part of the Veramendi community.