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EDUCATION

Seguin’s educational community provides lifelong learning opportunities for its residents. From pre-K through undergraduate studies, Seguin has schools that meet the needs of growing families, college-bound students, persons desiring technical development, and professionals who want to increase their skills and credentials.

Seguin is served by two independent school districts: Seguin Independent School District and Navarro Independent School District. Both are home to award-winning schools and innovative programs that help students meet their goals and achieve their dreams.
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Seguin ISD

  • Mission is excellence: every child, every classroom, every future.
  • Serves over 7,000 students from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.
  • 1 Texas Education Agency "Exemplary" school, 7 Texas Education Agency "Recognized" schools.
  • TEA rated “Recognized” district.
  • Students in Seguin High School have opportunities for higher education through dual credit courses, Advanced Placement courses, on line instruction, distance learning, Microsoft and A+ certification.     
  • Variety of University Interscholastic League (U.I.L.) athletic and academic achievement programs, such as Destination ImagiNation.
  • Full array of Career and Technology opportunities including programs in Health Sciences, Engineering, Technology and Manufacturing.
  • $3,167,600 in scholarships awarded to the Seguin High School 2010 graduating class.

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Navarro ISD

  • “Where Excellence is the Standard.”
  • TEA-rated "Recognized" district.
  • Gold Performance Acknowledgments: College-Ready Graduates (Class of 2009)
  • Recommended High School Program (Class of 2009), Texas Success Initiative (TSI) ELA.
  • 95% of all district students met standard proficient and commended advanced performance, two percent higher than the state average.

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Seguin’s outstanding private schools are among the best in the state. They include:

First Baptist Christian Academy

  • Preschool – Grade 6.
  • An education rooted in the biblical principle: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6
  • Mission to provide both an exemplary academic education and a Christian foundation based on biblical principles.

Lifegate Christian School

  • Kindergarten – Grade 12.
  • Two major emphases of the school are: Christian Worldview and College Preparatory.

Saint James School

  • Preschool – Grade 8.
  • An education rooted in the principle of “Keeping God in Everything We Do.”
  • Mission to provide a God-centered environment where the dignity of the human person is respected, where children learn and grow to be responsible members of the Christian community, and where they become more Christ-like in their daily actions.

Emanuel's Day School

  • Preschool.
  • An education based upon “Building… Foundations for the Future.”
  • Mission to mission provide a Christian environment in which we guide our children socially, intellectually, spiritually, and physically.

HIGHER LEARNING

Seguin is home to a nationally-ranked private university and a technology center for higher education. Seguin is also in close proximity to 15 other regional universities and colleges.

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Texas Lutheran University

  • Exclusively undergraduate university of the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies.
  • Recognized in U.S News & World Report's annual ranking of America's best colleges,
  • Recognized by The Princeton Review, which has named TLU to its “Best Western Colleges” list.
  • A diverse student body of 1,400 students.
  • Classes average fewer than 20 students.
  • 184-acre park-like campus.
  • Founded in 1891.
  • NCAA Division III and the American Southwest Conference. Men’s varsity sports include baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer and tennis. Women’s sports are basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

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Central Texas Technology Center

  • Attain entry-level skills or increase technical skills and to connect to jobs or higher education opportunities.
  • Short-term workforce training programs that connect residents to emerging jobs in demand occupations.
  • College academic core courses such as science, math and humanities.
  • Pre-Professional courses including health occupations, biosciences, information technology.
  • Occupational training such as Certified Nurse's Aide, Licensed Vocational Nursing, welding technology, and basic automotive skills.  
  • ESL Classes, GED Classes (in either English or Spanish), Bilingual Education.
  • Manufacturing Technology Academy (MTA) Dual Credit Program with the support of Alamo Community College District allows Seguin High School juniors and seniors to earn college credits that can be applied toward high school and college graduation and transfer to other colleges or universities
  • CTTC formed between the Seguin Economic Development Corporation and the City of New Braunfels.

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