See which Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto schools were recognized for academic excellence by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

Several Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto schools have been chosen by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce as recipients of the chamber's District Awards for Educational Excellence, according to an Oct. 3 news release.

District awards were granted based on data submitted by individual academic campuses, according to the release. Recipients of the educational excellence awards will be celebrated Nov. 14 by the Austin Chamber at the State of Education at the Hilton Austin, per the release.

“Every day, educators across the Austin region are helping our children prepare for a successful future," said Chamber Vice Chair of Education Nikki Graham in the release. "Our community of job creators strives to help in this critical undertaking by collaborating with school districts and institutions of higher learning to help our students prepare for college and careers and by honoring all the good work our counselors and administrators do. We look forward to an exciting event where we can offer our gratitude to the educational community across the region.”

Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto school recipients are listed below by award category:

Greatest Improvement in College Readiness for a School District:
Hutto ISD

Highest ApplyTexas Submission Rate by Enrollment for a High School Campus:
Hendrickson High School
Hutto High School
Pflugerville High School

Highest College Readiness Rate for a School District:
Round Rock ISD

Highest FAFSA Submission Rate by Enrollment for a High School Campus:
Pflugerville High School

Highest Financial Aid Saturdays Attendance for a High School Campus:
Hutto High School

Highest Senior Survey Participation Rate by Enrollment for a High School Campus:
Round Rock High School
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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