Welcome to Comal ISD
The Comal Independent School District is a fast-growing and innovative district with more than 23,800 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Families are attracted to Comal ISD because of its family values, neighborhood schools and safe environments. Academics, fine arts, athletics and citizenship are emphasized at the 31 campuses located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
Wide Range of Programs
The district takes great pride in its excellent gifted/talented program, career and technology offerings, dual high school/college enrollment, wide range of special education services, strong emphasis on teacher training, and outstanding fine arts, agricultural and athletic programs. Service learning, plus parent and community engagement, are two characteristics that set Comal ISD apart from most districts.
Annually, Comal ISD gains approximately 900 new students and is recognized as one of the fastest growing districts of its size in Texas. Since 2009, the district has grown by more than 7,000 students. With its massive area, Comal ISD’s boundaries include almost 30,000 future residential lots. In fact, five-year growth projections put the district with an enrollment of more than 31,000 students in 2024.
20 Percent Homestead Exemption
Comal ISD taxpayers, who qualify, pay 20 percent less in property taxes every year because Comal ISD is one of the few districts in the state which provides an additional 20 percent homestead exemption. This means that while the tax rate may be a little higher than neighboring districts, the amount of taxes paid on a $200,000 home averages $575 less per year than neighboring districts. Learn more about the 20 percent additional homestead exemption below.
589 Square Miles
At 589 square miles, Comal ISD is one of the largest school district's geographically in the state of Texas. The District's borders encompass all of Comal County, as well as portions of Bexar, Guadalupe, Hays and Kendall counties. A total of 11 communities are part of Comal ISD.
- Canyon Lake
- Garden Ridge
- New Braunfels
- San Antonio, northern tip
- Smithson Valley
- Spring Branch