Leander

Leander (/liˈændər/ lee-AN-dər) is a city in Williamson and Travis counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 26,521 at the 2010 census,[3] and 56,111 at the 2018 census estimate.[4] A suburb just north of Austin,[5][6] and part of the Greater Austin metropolitan area, it is the fourth-fastest-growing city in the state of Texas. Leander was established in 1882 on land sold by the Austin and Northwestern Railroad Co. to prospective citizens.[7] The town was named in honor of Leander "Catfish" Brown, one of the railroad officials responsible for the completion of the line.[7][8] In 1836, a company of Texas Rangers, including John J. Tumlinson Jr. established Tumlinson Fort, the first Anglo-American post in Williamson County. The post was located on Brushy Creek, four miles south of present-day Leander, and was established to protect settlers from Indian attacks. The company abandoned the post to fight in the Texas Revolution, and a few years later it was discovered, burned down by Indians.[9] It was near Leander that the Leanderthal Lady, a skeleton dating back 10,000 to 13,000 years, was discovered; the site was one of the earliest intact burials found in the United States.[10] In August and September 2011, destructive wildfires swept through two central Leander neighborhoods, burning a total of 330 acres (130 ha) and destroying 26 homes.

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Nearby schools

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

A

Florence W. Stiles Middle School

  • Students 842
  • Student/Teach 19:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
4.38 mi
N\A

Monta Jane Akin Elementary School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
4.27 mi
A-

Running Brushy Middle School

  • Students 1,274
  • Student/Teach 16:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
3.29 mi
C

Glenn High School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
1.91 mi
B

Leander Middle School

  • Students 844
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
0.62 mi
C

Camacho Elementary School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
0.35 mi
B-

Jim Plain Elementary School

  • Students 813
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
0.74 mi
A-

Block House Creek Elementary School

  • Students 653
  • Student/Teach 14:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
3.16 mi
B

Leander High School

  • Students 1,995
  • Student/Teach 16:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
2.87 mi
A

Knox Wiley Middle School

  • Students 985
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
2.64 mi
B

William J. Winkley Elementary School

  • Students 838
  • Student/Teach 14:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
2.81 mi
B

Rouse High School

  • Students 2,132
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
2.39 mi
B

Pleasant Hill Elementary School

  • Students 742
  • Student/Teach 14:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
2.02 mi
B-

Whitestone Elementary School

  • Students 831
  • Student/Teach 13:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
2.20 mi
C+

Bagdad Elementary School

  • Students 598
  • Student/Teach 12:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
1.08 mi
C+

Patricia Knowles Elementary School

  • Students 702
  • Student/Teach 13:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
3.36 mi

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

N\A

Monta Jane Akin Elementary School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
4.27 mi
C

Camacho Elementary School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
0.35 mi
B-

Jim Plain Elementary School

  • Students 813
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
0.74 mi
A-

Block House Creek Elementary School

  • Students 653
  • Student/Teach 14:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
3.16 mi
B

William J. Winkley Elementary School

  • Students 838
  • Student/Teach 14:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
2.81 mi
B

Pleasant Hill Elementary School

  • Students 742
  • Student/Teach 14:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
2.02 mi
B-

Whitestone Elementary School

  • Students 831
  • Student/Teach 13:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
2.20 mi
C+

Bagdad Elementary School

  • Students 598
  • Student/Teach 12:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
1.08 mi
C+

Patricia Knowles Elementary School

  • Students 702
  • Student/Teach 13:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
3.36 mi

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

A

Florence W. Stiles Middle School

  • Students 842
  • Student/Teach 19:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
4.38 mi
A-

Running Brushy Middle School

  • Students 1,274
  • Student/Teach 16:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
3.29 mi
B

Leander Middle School

  • Students 844
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
0.62 mi
A

Knox Wiley Middle School

  • Students 985
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
6 - 8
2.64 mi

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

C

Glenn High School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
1.91 mi
B

Leander High School

  • Students 1,995
  • Student/Teach 16:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
2.87 mi
B

Rouse High School

  • Students 2,132
  • Student/Teach 15:1
  • Charter No
  • Title I Yes
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
2.39 mi

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

N\A

Sterling Classical School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
PK - 12
6,686.57 mi

Leander homes for sale

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10303 E Crystal Falls Pkwy

Leander, TX 78641

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805 Beautyberry Ln

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 4
  • sqft: 2,586
  • Type: House
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924 Hornsby Hollow

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 4
  • sqft: 2,944
  • Type: House
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1609 Sonny Dr

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 2,881
  • Type: House
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1808 Elaina Loop

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 2,002
  • Type: House
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1213 Gaviota Ln

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,800
  • Type: House
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644 Loma Cedro Bnd

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 2,119
  • Type: House
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1416 Bess Cv

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 2,098
  • Type: House
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549 John Muir Trl

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,702
  • Type: House
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1905 S West Dr

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 2,165
  • Type: House
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1007 Barclay Dr

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,376
  • Type: House
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501 Mistflower Springs Dr

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,975
  • Type: House
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1417 Macfarland St

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 2,755
  • Type: House
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600 Wicklow Dr

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,681
  • Type: House
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600 Kaluga Trl

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 2,006
  • Type: House
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