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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

B+

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 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
B+

Leander Middle School

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

Pleasant Hill Elementary School

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

Patricia Knowles Elementary School

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

Whitestone Elementary School

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

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

Bagdad Elementary School

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

Jim Plain Elementary School

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

Camacho Elementary School

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

Glenn High School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
1.91 mi
N\A

Monta Jane Akin Elementary School

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

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

C

Pleasant Hill Elementary School

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

Patricia Knowles Elementary School

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

Whitestone Elementary School

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

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

Bagdad Elementary School

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

Jim Plain Elementary School

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

Camacho Elementary School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
PK - 5
0.35 mi
N\A

Monta Jane Akin Elementary School

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

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

B+

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
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

Rating

Schools

Grades

Distance

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
C

Glenn High School

  • Charter No
  • Title I No
  • Expenditure $7,268
9 - 12
1.91 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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605 Erin Circle

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,829
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1607 Greening Way

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,250
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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215 Rim Rock Drive

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,551
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1806 Dublin Drive

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,376
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1102 S Brook Drive

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,380
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 1,684
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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105 Fossil Trail

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,419
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1907 Honeybee Lane

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,821
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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2021 Bear Creek Drive

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 3,104
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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918 Whitley Drive

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 2,443
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1337 Eagle Ridge Trail

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,703
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1105 Overstreet Lane

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 4
  • sqft: 3,398
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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421 Sterling Ridge Drive

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 2,022
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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207 Carol Avenue

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • sqft: 1,590
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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1109 Snow Goose

Leander, TX 78641

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • sqft: 2,467
  • Type: Single Family Residence
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