Moving to the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin? Then you’ll find this spotlight of particular interest. This week, we’ll be taking a look at the schools and some of the employers in this Northwest Austin enclave.
Students in Great Hills attend either Round Rock or Austin ISD schools.  Hill Elementary is an AISD school and is ranked Exemplary.  Their mascot is the Armadillo, their colors are orange and blue and Hill’s mission is to inspire and empower students to rise to the challenges of the 21st century.
Laurel Mountain Elementary is a Round Rock ISD school and is ranked Exemplary.  Their mascot is the Lionsand their colors are red and white.  Their mission is to provide a safe, nurturing environment in which all children will develop the skills, strategies, and attitudes necessary to become independent explorers, critical thinkers, leaders, and responsible citizens.
Murchison Middle School is an AISD school for sixth through eighth graders.  Their mascot is the Matador and their colors are orange and gold.  Murchison’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning and citizenship while fostering social responsibility and personal well-being.
Canyon Vista Middle School is an Exemplary Round Rock ISD school whose mission is to inspire future leaders.  Its mascot is the Mustang and its colors are red, white and blue.
Students in AISD attend Anderson High School, whose mascot is the Trojans and whose colors are Blue and Gold.  The mission of Anderson High School is to work together as a community to enable individual growth, to develop personal success and to make a positive contribution to our global society.
Students in Round Rock ISD attend Westwood High School, which is ranked Recognized and whose mission is to prepare a diverse student population for the challenges of an ever-changing world.  Texas Monthly, US News & World Report, and Newsweek in recent years have listed Westwood amongst the top 10 high schools in the state of Texas and amongst the top 100 in the nation.  Westwood’s mascot is the Warriors and their colors are burnt orange and white.
Great Hills’ location in North Austin and near major freeways makes it a convenient place to commute to either downtown Austin, Round Rock, or tech employers along Capital of Texas Highway/360.
Great Hills Country Club offers employment in many areas:  Golf Cart and Bag Services, Tennis Operations, Golf Course Maintenance, Housekeeping, Wait Staff, Kitchen Staff – Cooks, Line Staff, Dishwasher, and Seasonal positions including Lifeguards and Pool Service Staff.
Altera Corporation is located in the Arboretum, which is less than 3 miles from Great Hills, and is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets.
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