10 Best Schools In Marble Falls, Texas

Jul 21, 2023

Marble Falls is home to some of the highest ranked schools in Texas including Marble Falls Independent School District (MFISD) and several private school options. With so many choices, you know your child will be in good hands as they develop the social, emotional and academic skills needed to succeed in school and life.

Students who enroll in any of the seven MFISD district schools will have access to full-day kindergarten, individualized programming for special needs including gifted/talented, special education, at-risk populations, dyslexia, and limited English proficiency programs. The district is known for its modern school facilities equipped with the latest technology. Curriculum is designed to encourage engaged learning and facilitate leading-edge instruction. Plus the district is home to top athletic and extracurricular facilities and equipment.

The first day of school this fall 2022 semester for MFISD is August 17! With so many great choices, we’ve compiled top options below – all within the Marble Falls community, and minutes from Gregg Ranch.*


Colt Elementary School

Colt Elementary School is part of the award-winning Marble Falls Independent School District. Students participate in music, art, physical education and the University Interscholastic League (ULI) Academic competitions. Full-day pre-kindergarten, dual language and comprehensive character education programs are available. Chromebooks or iPads in each classroom provide access to the latest technology. Test scores at this school are 6% above the state average. Great Schools.org ranked Colt 7 out of 10.

Grades: PK-5

Avg. Enrollment: 630

Location: 2200 Manzano Mile, Marble Falls



Marble Falls Elementary School

Also part of the Marble Falls Independent School District, this elementary school is passionate about teaching students the State of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (STARR) standards. In addition to extracurriculars, arts and science labs, all second graders in the MFISD can participate in swimming lessons. GreatSchools.org ranks Marble Falls Elementary 8 out of 10 on student progress.

Grades: PK-5

Avg. Enrollment: 600

Location: 901 Avenue U, Marble Falls



Highland Lakes Elementary School

Highland Lakes is another exemplary Marble Falls Independent School District elementary school. Each classroom has access to the latest technology and offers full-day pre-Kindergarten classes, Dual Language programming and an accelerated reader program. Students enjoy the gifted and talented challenge lab, science labs and swimming lessons for all second graders.

Grades: PK-5

Avg. Enrollment: 600

Location: 901 Avenue U, Marble Falls



Faith Academy of Marble Falls

Faith Academy is a private local Christian school that emphasizes a strong student work ethic combined with a low student/teacher ratio creating an environment for academic rigor, excellence, and success. Christian-based teaching is incorporated into all aspects of the school as well as a university-style model where parents and students choose different courses based on interests and academic path.

Grades: K-12

Avg. Enrollment: N/A

Location: 3151 E. FM 1431, Marble Falls



St. Peter’s Lutheran School

Offering Pre-K to Kindergarten, St. Peter’s Lutheran School offers a solid start for young learners in a religious academic setting. Its mission is to provide a high-quality early childhood program in a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the physical, spiritual, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young students. The program is tailored to the needs of young learners with hands-on, active learning modules that engage the students, spark curiosity, enhance creativity and keep children excited about learning.

Grades: Pre-K and Kindergarten

Avg. Enrollment: N/A

Location: 1803 Highway 1431, Marble Falls, TX 78654



Falls Career High School

Falls Career High School is a public, alternative high school that is also part of the Marble Falls Independent School District. Approximately 40-45 students are accepted through an application and interview process, with dozens on a waiting list each year. The school focuses on preparing students for futures in college, certificate programs, employment, military or work programs and has a student-teacher ratio of seven to one. The team is devoted to continually exploring new ideas to meet the needs of all students and work with families to support the students’ goals.

Grades: 10-12

Avg. Enrollment: 40

Location: 1800 Colt Circle, Marble Falls



First Baptist Christian School

FBCS is a Christ-centered, college preparatory elementary school and child development center, fully accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Accrediting Commission of The Texas Association of Baptist Schools (ACTABS), which is a part of TEPSAC (Texas Private School Accrediting Commission) and is recognized by the Texas Education Agency.

Grades: PK-6

Avg. Enrollment: N/A

Location: 501 12th St. Marble Falls



Spicewood Elementary School

Spicewood Elementary is a great school for children that thrive in hands-on, exploratory academic settings. One of the highest-rated schools in the area, Spicewood is known for high-performing students, passionate teachers and a highly engaged, available principal and administrative team. Families feel connected and frequently volunteer. Science labs, the latest technology and an abundantly stocked library are student favorites.

Grades: K-5

Avg. Enrollment: 220

Location: 1005 Spur 191, Spicewood



Marble Falls Middle School/ STEAM Academy

This high-achieving middle school seeks to find opportunities for every child to succeed. Its rich fine arts program features band, choir, music theory, art, dance and drama, while it’s academic rigor includes high-level courses in all core subjects plus computer science and fine arts. The school offers laptops for each students, academic and athletic competitions and dual credit courses. The district’s STEAM Academy (Focused on Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) and previously housed at Spicewood Elementary, has moved to the middle school to provide more access to athletic and extracurricular facilities.

Grades: 9-12

Avg. Enrollment: 950

Location: 511 Pony Circle Drive, Marble Falls



Marble Falls High School

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness and ranked 408th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The school has an aerospace and engineering program for students interested in these career paths. A full-range of girls and boys athletics, cheerleading, band, choir, drill team, FFA and other extracurriculars are available.

Grades: 9-12

Avg. Enrollment: 1,230

Location: 2101 Mustang Drive, Marble Falls



* Note: No one can recommend the perfect school for your individual child. We know that each child has specific interests and talents, so this list simply provides a variety of high-ranking schools for parents and caregivers to consider.

Located in charming Marble Falls, Texas this 240-acre master-planned community is north of Austin and is anticipated to be home to approximately 700 single-family and 250 multi-family residences. A central community area with an outdoor pool, ramada, barbecue area, shaded play area and bocce ball and horseshoe pits are planned. Gregg Ranch outdoor amenities will also include 5.5 miles of jogging and biking trails throughout the community and a dog park. The community is conveniently located at the intersection of State Highways 281 and 71, and is a short drive to Lake Marble Falls, Lake LBJ and the famed Texas Lake and Hill Country. Visit http://greggranch.com/ to learn more.