The Texas Education Agency on Oct. 13 announced the designation of 179 Texas public schools, including six Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD campuses and five Judson ISD campuses, as Purple Star campuses for the 2022-23 school year.

According to the Texas Education Agency, the Purple Star Campus Designation recognizes Texas district and charter schools that show their support and commitment to meeting the unique needs of military-connected students and their families.

The designation is awarded every fall, and to be eligible, campuses must designate a campus-based military liaison; create and maintain an easily accessible webpage that includes information for military-connected students and their families; institute a campus transition program for military-connected students; and support a military family assistance initiative.

According to the TEA, selected campuses will receive a Purple Star recognition to display on campus or on the school website and will have their designation featured on the webpage.

The following SCUCISD campuses schools received a Purple Star designation for the academic year:

  • Samuel Clemens High School

  • Norma J Paschal Elementary School

  • Dobie Junior High School

  • Byron P Steele II High School

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Intermediate School

  • Rose Garden Elementary School

The following Judson ISD campuses schools received a Purple Star designation for the academic year:

  • James L Masters Elementary School

  • Wortham Oaks Elementary School

  • Ricardo Salinas Elementary School

  • Judson High School

  • Rolling Meadows Elementary School