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Ambleside School of Fredericksburg

106 S. Edison Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-990-9059

Ambleside School of Fredericksburg exists to provide parents and students an alternative to the usual "work sheet" driven and test focused systems of education. Based upon the philosophy and practice of British educator, Charlotte Mason, Ambleside offers both a rigorous curriculum to cultivate the mind and a highly relational teaching method to nurture the heart. Children read and discuss some of the best books by the best authors. They explore the sciences, learn from great artists and great composers, delight in history, master mathematics, become acquainted with nature, memorize poetry, prayerfully explore Scripture, and participate in Shakespeare's plays. Interested persons should visit Ambleside to see the difference.

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Fredericksburg Independent School District

234 Friendship Lane
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-997-9551

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Fredericksburg ISD Education Foundation

LP.O. Box 3446

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830.990.8319

Fredericksburg ISD Education Foundation serves as the fundraising arm of the Fredericksburg Independent School District through the funding of teachers, innovative programs, and unique learning opportunities for our students. The funds raised by the Foundation will ensure that FISD remains one of the best school districts in Texas. Through strategic planning, The Foundation and FISD address evolving educational trends while anticipating future critical needs. FISDEF funds: • Teacher stipends and bonuses to ensure students have access to innovative instruction not covered by state funds • Enhanced classroom materials and technology • Workshops for students and teachers • Specialized educator training and certifications.

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Heritage School

310 Smokehouse Road
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-997-6597

Heritage School provides a distinctive classical, Christ-centered education that prepares students for servant-leadership and lives that glorify God. The Heritage graduate strives to exemplify Jesus Christ, to think critically, speak articulately, write effectively, pursue learning for his/her lifetime, and persevere in all that he or she endeavors to do. The goal of the rigorous, academically rich training results in graduates who are able to learn independently because they have gained the tools for learning. Service and Christ-like character are of paramount importance to both parents and faculty. Heritage School, a nondenominational community which agreeably embraces multiple Christian churches throughout the area, was established in 1994 to serve the children in the Texas Hill Country.

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OLLI at Texas Tech University-Fredericksburg

2818 E. US Hwy 290

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

The mission of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Texas Tech University is to provide enjoyable and stimulating non-credit learning and cultural opportunities for its members. We are proud and happy to announce that we have expanded our program into the TTU Hill Country locations of Fredericksburgm Junction and Marble Falls, Texas. We are self-sustaining, supported through membership dues, class fees, an endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation, donations and in-kind support from the Texas Tech Alumni Association and Texas Tech University. The Bernard Osher Foundation is committed to the goal of establishing a national network of lifelong learning institutes at universities across the country, and Texas Tech was among the first 70 institutions to receive funding for its program. The Osher network now consists of 119 member institutions with at least one institute in every state, four in Texas and several at Big 12 schools. 

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Schreiner University

2100 Memorial Boulevard
Kerrville, TX 78028

800-343-4919

Independent, church-related, coeducational, primarily residential liberal arts university providing 27 undergraduate majors and fields of study, as well as two master's degrees, located in Kerrville. "Learning by heart."

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St. Mary's Church

306 West San Antonio Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-997-9523

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St. Mary’s Catholic School

202 S. Orange Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-997-3914

St. Mary's Catholic School in Fredericksburg offers unparalleled opportunities for students to identify, explore, and cultivate talents and interests. The school is small enough to provide individual attention to each of its students, so that no one gets lost in the shuffle, but still big enough to offer resources and programs that are the envy of many bigger schools. An education at St. Mary's supplies students with something that most children across our country cannot get in their schools: an understanding of the importance that God has in their everyday lives. The Largest & Oldest Private School in Fredericksburg...and growing!

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Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg

2818 East US Highway 290
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-990-2717

The Texas Tech Regional Teaching Site in Fredericksburg is located at the Hill Country University Center and provides an opportunity for students to overcome the three biggest barriers to the pursuit of higher education: availability, proximity to home, and cost. Students can pursue post-secondary degrees while realizing considerable savings by living and working locally. Students can complete bachelor’s degrees in a variety of disciplines for about 1/3 of the cost of going away to college.

 

 

Texas Tech at Fredericksburg offers bachelor’s, master’s and graduate certification programs.

With 20 areas of study, students can design an interdisciplinary degree that meets their career goals. The Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech in Fredericksburg offers academic and certificate programs that equip students to pursue a career in the Texas wine industry. Visit grapesandwine.ttu.edu. The TechTeach Across Texas program is an elementary teacher education program for students wishing to teach EC – 6th grade in the Fredericksburg ISD.

 

For more information about the academic programs offered at the Texas Tech University Regional Teaching Site at Fredericksburg, please visit our website. To schedule a visit or to speak to an admissions counselor call (830) 990-2717 or email us at fredericksburg@ttu.edu.  From here, it’s possible.

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The Mission of the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce is to promote a positive growing business community.

306 E. Austin Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624