Top 10 Best Gonzales County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,687 students in Gonzales County, TX (there are 1 private school, serving 19 private students). 100% of all K-12 students in Gonzales County, TX are educated in public schools compared to the TX state average of 95%. Gonzales County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
The top ranked public schools in Gonzales County, TX are Rancho Sienna Elementary School, Nixon-smiley High School and Nixon-smiley Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gonzales County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Gonzales County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Best Gonzales County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rancho Sienna Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
751 Bonnet Blvd
Gonzales, TX 78629
(512) 260-4450
Grades: PK-4
| 680 students
Rank: #22.
Nixon-smiley High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Rancho Rd
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
Rank: #33.
Nixon-smiley Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Rancho Rd
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 5-8
| 298 students
Rank: #44.
Gonzales Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 St Andrew
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-1467
Grades: 3-5
| 543 students
Rank: #55.
Gonzales J High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
426 N College St
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-8641
Grades: 6-8
| 588 students
Rank: #66.
Gonzales High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 N Sarah Dewitt Dr
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-7535
Grades: 9-12
| 838 students
Rank: #77.
Nixon Smiley Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Anglin St
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: PK-4
| 431 students
Rank: #88.
Jhw Inspire Academy - Legacy Ranch
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13326 N Hwy 183
Gonzales, TX 78629
(210) 638-5300
Grades: K-12
| 40 students
Rank: #99.
Waelder School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Us Hwy 90 W
Waelder, TX 78959
(830) 239-5602
Grades: PK-12
| 298 students
Rank: n/an/a
1615 St Louis
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-2826
Grades: 1-2
| 355 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gonzales Pri Academy
424 St Matthew
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-9551
Grades: PK-K
| 330 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nixon-smiley Cisd Daep
Alternative School
102 W Hwy 87
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Nixon-smiley Pace
Alternative School
102 W Hwy 87
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1536
Grades: 11-12
| 1 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gonzales County, TX

Gonzales County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Daep (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
102 Us Hwy 87 W
Smiley, TX 78159
(361) 564-2252
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1501 Saint Lawrence
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-6914
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1032 Saint Joseph St
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-9557
Grades: 5-6
| n/a students
102 W Hwy 87
Smiley, TX 78159
(830) 484-3330
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
109 N Ave C
Waelder, TX 78959
(830) 788-7151
Grades: 6-12
| 107 students

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