“Commitment to Excellence”

La Cima is proud to be served by the highly regarded San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District (SMCISD), as well as several highly regarded private schools in the area. For those choosing to attend school outside of San Marcos, options include the Wimberley Independent School District, however this requires an application process and is conditional based on availability.

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San Marcos CISD

  • Hernandez Elementary School
    The vision of Hernandez Elementary is to develop responsible, independent, and resourceful individuals who have the knowledge and attitude to be successful in an ever-changing world. It offers an excellent campus, scoring well on state assessments and providing a great learning environment for students. http://www.smcisd.net/Hernandez.cfm
  • Miller Middle School
    Doris Miller Middle School aims to prepare every child with the necessary knowledge and skills to be an academically successful student, a socially responsible citizen, and a life-long learner. http://www.smcisd.net/DorisMiller.cfm
  • San Marcos High School
    San Marcos High School prepares and supports each student in the successful academic and social transition into and through high school. The school’s goal is to teach each student to become a productive and responsible citizen with skills required to meet future academic and career goals. http://www.smcisd.net/SanMarcosHS.cfm
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Wimberley ISD

If you live in San Marcos and wish to attend school outside of the city, options include the Wimberley Independent School District. Please note that there is an application process and enrollment is conditional based on availability.

  • Wimberley High School
    Wimberley High School serves more than 815 students in 9th-12th grade who are involved in a variety of academic and extracurricular activities. The hallmark of WHS is a well-rounded education—students are surrounded by teachers, parents and administrators who challenge them to participate in as many teams, clubs and activities as possible. Along with a foundation in innovative curriculum and advanced placement courses, WHS offers career and technical education classes which culminate in a one-of-a-kind practicum experience. https://www.wimberleyisd.net/Domain/8
  • Danforth Junior High School
    Danforth Jr. High is a 6th – 8th grade campus and “home” to about 600 students. We try hard to make the word “home” truly reflect the experience that students have on this campus. Danforth is a safe, fun place to learn. Our typical student is involved in a wide variety of activites including Academics, the Arts, and Athletics. The support system provided by parents, guardians and grandparents is vital to the success of our students and we appreciate their partnership. https://www.wimberleyisd.net/Domain/9
  • Jacob’s Well Elementary School
    Jacob’s Well Elementary is WISD’s 3rd through 5th grade campus and is home to about 550 students. Our current and former students have a wonderful history of success. We believe this is a result of all of us working together for the benefit of all students and ensuring that each child is making progress. We are honored to work with your children and to work within the community of Wimberley. https://www.wimberleyisd.net/Page/13
  • Blue Hole Primary School
    Blue Hole Primary School serves students at our campus in pre-Kindergarten through 2nd grade. The campus offers full-day 4-year-old pre-kindergarten and half-day pre-kindergarten for qualifying 3 year olds or full-day with paid tuition. https://www.wimberleyisd.net/Domain/11

San Marcos Private Schools

  • Hill Country Christian School
    Hill Country Christian School is a Pre-K-12 grade Christian School in the heart of San Marcos. HCCS realizes that God has established spheres of earthly authority including the family. Hill Country recognizes God has entrusted parents with the responsibility to educate their children. Therefore, HCCS operates as an extension of the family to cooperatively assist parents in an educational partnership.http://hillcountryschool.net/
  • Wonderland School
    Wonderland School strives to provide an atmosphere in which each student feels loved respected, and challenged in a school setting which nurtures the maximum intellectual, social, moral, and physical development. Through the development of a positive self image, each student becomes aware of his or her rights, privileges, and responsibilities, to family, peers, community, and country. The excellent staff of certified and experienced teachers make learning at Wonderland truly an adventure.https://thewonderlandschool.com/
  • San Marcos Academy
    La Cima is located right next door to the prestigious San Marcos Academy, which offers excellence in private Christian education for grades K-12. Our connecting roads and trails make driving, biking or walking to and from the Academy a breeze! Founded in 1907, San Marcos Academy is spread out over a 220-acre Hill Country campus with state-of-the-art educational, athletic, performing arts and recreational facilities. SMA’s fully accredited K-12 offering includes Lower School instruction for day students and challenging college preparatory curriculum for day and boarding students in grades 6-12. For more information, visit https://smabears.org/ or call 512-753-8000 to set up a tour and see the Academy for yourself.

San Marcos Academy – La Cima Good Neighbor Grant

San Marcos Academy, located on a 220-acre campus adjacent to La Cima, is offering a La Cima Good Neighbor Grant of $2,000 for new home residents whose children enroll at SMA. The grant will be applied toward the tuition of each student during his or her first year as our way of welcoming your family to the neighborhood! The oldest private, Christian school in Hays County, San Marcos Academy accepts students in grades K-12. Our program is designed to provide a strong academic foundation while equipping students with the values and virtues that will enable them to become future leaders and upstanding citizens. Contact us today (512-753-8000 or admissions@smabears.org) to set up a personal tour of our campus and find out more about the opportunities that await your child or children at San Marcos Academy! We look forward to hearing from you.

Texas State University

  • La Cima is 5 minutes from Texas State University in the middle of San Marcos on the banks of the San Marcos River with stately cypress and oak trees towering over the hilly campus. Texas State is one of the fastest growing large schools in the country with enrollment exploding from 25,000 students in 2002 to over 38,000 students today with almost 41,000 students projected by 2025. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers its faculty and students opportunities for discovery and innovation anchoring an emerging high-tech base for San Marcos and the I-35 corridor. A prime example of this emerging high-tech base is Texas State’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Park on 58 acres dedicated to research and commercialization efforts and serving as a technology incubator for start-up and early-stage businesses with access to secure wet labs, clean space, conference rooms and office space. For more information, see http://www.txstate.edu/ and http://www.txstate.edu/starpark/