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Comal County and the City of New Braunfels have two school districts: New Braunfels ISD, which is primarily within the city limits; and Comal Independent School District, which includes a portion of the City of New Braunfels, as well as areas in the New Braunfels ETJ and spanning 589 square miles across five central Texas counties: Comal, Bexar, Hays, Kendall, and Guadalupe.

Comal ISD has 32 schools in the district and is rated as a Recognized school district by the Texas Education Agency. Comal ISD is one of the fastest-growing school districts in Texas, gaining approximately 1,000 new students annually. To keep up with the rapid growth, Comal ISD has passed a series of bond packages for facilities, administrative, athletic, and technology expansion. In May 2015, voters approved a $147.4 million bond package, which funded two new middle schools as well as technology improvements. In May 2017, voters approved a second bond package worth $263.5 million which includes the construction of two new high schools, additional school buses, maintenance of existing facilities, the design for future elementary schools, and the design for a future school-of-choice high school. In May 2021, voters approved a third bond package valued at $411.3 million. This 2021 bond will fund the construction of two more elementary schools, a new middle school, a replacement campus for the hill Country College Preparatory High School, new buses, land acquisition, and technology upgrades.  For more information about CISD, visit here.

NBISD has 15 total schools within the district and is rated as an academically accepted school district. Serving over 9,000 students in New Braunfels and dating back to 1845, NBISD schools have historically performed above regional and state averages in statewide accountability testing as well as in college admissions and advanced placement exams. In November 2018, voters approved a $118.3 million bond referendum to build a new middle school and a new elementary school, student safety and security upgrades, renovations to address aging schools and campus additions, athletic facilities, transportation upgrades, and technology upgrades. In November 2021, voters approved an additional $327.9 worth of bond projects aimed at keeping up with the rapid growth in the community. Projects funded under the 2021 bond include the construction of a second high school, a complete replacement and reconstruction of the existing New Braunfels High School, one new elementary school, additions and renovations to existing facilities, district-wide infrastructure improvements, and technology upgrades. For more information about NBISD, visit here.




Technical Schools

Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC) – The Central Texas Techology Center (CTTC), located in New Braunfels, serves as the regional workforce development campus for New Braunfels, Seguin and the regional area as well as provides higher education for the local communities. The CTTC offers a wide range of academic, technical and continuing education programs to include associate degrees through the colleges of the Alamo Community College District. Students can complete licensing and certification requirements in many trade programs through specialized curriculum. Workforce training programs can be created or tailored to fit the needs of the local industries as an added benefit.

Colleges and Universities in San Antonio – within a 30-minute radius

Educational Attainment (Age 25 and older) Total  

Less than 9th Grade: 3,048  
Grades 9-12: 3,127  
High School Diploma: 11,256  
Associates Degree: 2,554  
Bachelor’s degree: 7,691  
Master’s Degree: 1,123  
Professional School Degree: 186  
Doctorate Degree: 244        

2013 ACS – 3-yr estimates