The Pride of Port A

Children do not only hold the future in their hands, but also a definitive spot as the pride of Port A in residents’ hearts, which is why this island town makes it a priority for world-class education to be available at every turn.

Port Aransas Independent School District 
Port Aransas Independent School District is one of the highest rated school systems in South Texas, celebrating over 100 years educating children of Port Aransas and surrounding areas. PAISD prides itself on educating the whole child by identifying each child’s skills and abilities and working to make them successful students. The district consists of H.G. Olsen Elementary School (PreK-5th grade), Brundrett Middle School (6th-8th grade), and Port Aransas High School (9th-12th grade).

Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Day School
Trinity provides excellence in childcare for toddlers and preschool children in a loving Christian environment. They provide care for children aged 15 months through Pre-Kindergarten.

Del Mar College 
Sciences, fine arts, business, occupational and technical areas–at Del Mar College you’ll get the education you need for the future you want.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 
Offering more than 85 of the most popular degree programs in the state, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been proudly providing a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly-rated degree programs since 1947.

University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute 
The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) is the oldest and most significant marine research facility on the Texas coast. UTMSI advances knowledge of coastal and blue water oceans with exceptional research, innovative teaching, and diverse public outreach programs.