Academics Programs and College, Career and Military Readiness

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  • San Marcos CISD is proud to announce various opportunities for our K-12 students to connect to college and career opportunties beyond high school. The Advanced Academics & College, Career and Military Readiness offers courses, programs, assessments, services and support as early as elementary years to instill an interest in our students for post-secondary readiness. 

    Opportunities to prepare our students for post-secondary begin in our elementaries with Advancement Via Individual Determiniation (AVID) Elementary Foundations, Dual Language Program at various elementary campuses, Gifted and Talented services at all of the elementary campuses and Elementary Career Exploration through the AVID Program and SMCISD counseling department.

    Beginning in Middle School our students have opportunities to participate in Pre-Advanced Placement Courses, and explore in greater depth college and career opportunites through AVID program and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) and Texas State Educational Talent Search Program (TRIO) program. 

    Once in High School our students have a range of opportunities to explore through Advanced Academics (AP) courses, AVID, Career and Technology Education (CTE), Computer Sciences, World Languages (Languages other than English/LOTE), GEAR UP for current 9th and 10th graders, TRIO, Early College High School (ECHS), Credit by Exam, Academic Dual Credit (through Austin Community College/ACC), College and Career Center,  Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC), Robotics, etc. 

    The menu on the left provides families with specific program information, including contact information to learn more about the specific programs. 

    At San Marcos CISD, we are commited to Student Performance, Academic Rigor, Culture, Closing Achievement Gaps, and Community in which all students can be successful. 

Contact Us

  • For additional questions on the Advanced Academics, College, Career and Military Readiness Website please contact: 

    Elena Villanueva K-12 CCMR Manager

    email: elena.villanueva@smcisd.net

    phone: 512-757-8042