An In-depth look at Cibolo-Schertz-Universal City ISD Middle Schools

The Cibolo-Schertz-Universal City Independent School District (SCUCISD) is one of the highest-paying school districts in Texas, which contributes to their quality education as they draw some of the best teachers in the state. SCUCISD’s three Intermediate Schools serve students in 5th and 6th grades, and two Middle Schools serve those students in 7th and 8th. In an effort to increase campus safety, identification tags are required for all students, teachers, and staff. If you are trying to find an area to move in within the district, understanding a little more about the intermediate schools in the district may help you in finding where you want to be. Here’s a look at each school and what they have to offer.

Intermediate Schools

Barbara C. Jordan Intermediate School

Barbara C. Jordan Intermediate School

Jordan Intermediate School, located at 515 Thistle Creek Drive, Cibolo (210-619-4250), has an enrollment of 627 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17:1. The school ranks above the state average for the TAKS test in math and reading for 6th grade, and math, reading, and science for 5th grade. The emphasis on academic success is apparent as the school:

  • Offers after-school tutoring sessions in reading and math
  • Has a library and media center offering an accelerated reading program
  • Organizes math and spelling bee competitions for students
  • Offers fine arts, computer applications, and health and physical education

In order to meet the needs of their diversified student population, the staff includes a psychologist, speech pathologist, and physical and occupational therapists.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Intermediate School

Laura Ingalls Wilder Intermediate School

This intermediate school receives excellent reviews from parents. Students exceed the state average in all academic areas for TAKS (the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). Wilder Intermediate School has a population of 850 enrolled students and a GreatSchools rating of 7. With a student to teacher ratio of fifteen to one, students receive the academic support necessary for success. The school offers a Dual Language Program with the goal of empowering students to become bilingual, bi-literate, and bicultural as they develop language proficiency and literacy in Spanish and English. Upon entering Kindergarten at Schertz Elementary School, parents and students make the commitment to enroll in the Dual Language Program through 6th grade. Therefore, Wilder Intermediate offers the Dual Language Program to students who were previously enrolled at Schertz. Wilder Intermediate is located at 806 Savannah Drive in Schertz. For additional information, contact the school at (210) 619-4200.

Elaine S. Schlather Intermediate School

Opening its doors for the 2009 school year, Schlather Intermediate is the newest intermediate school with a student population of 730. The school has a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1 and a GreatSchools rating of 7. Another of the district’s excellent schools, test scores for both the STARR and TAKS are well above the state average. Additionally, 89% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading according to state standards. The school is located at 230 Elaine S. Schlather Parkway, in Cibolo, phone number (210) 619-4300.

Junior High Schools

  1. Frank Dobie Junior High School

Dobie Junior High was built in 1974 as an intermediate school campus, and in 1998, Dobie was "promoted" to a junior high school. With nearly 1,100 students, Dobie excels each year in academics, athletics, and all areas of UIL competition. The University Interscholastic League (UIL) creates rules for and administers athletic, music, and academic contests for public primary and secondary schools in Texas. The largest organization of its type in the world, activities range from football and cross-examination debate to mathematics and marching band competitions. Additionally, Dobie students can participate in a wide variety of clubs and organizations, such as Athletics, Band, Builder's Club, Choir, Drama, FCA, National Junior Honor Society, Orchestra, and Student Council. You can reach the school, located at 395 Borgfeld Road in Cibolo, at (210) 619-4100 if you have further questions about the school and its programs.

Ray D. Corbett Junior High School


Corbett Junior High currently has approximately 1,100 students and a student to teacher ratio is 15:1. The school scores above the state average in Language Arts, Math, Writing, and the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR). According to state standards, 85% of students at Corbett are considered proficient in math and/or reading.

Corbett Junior High provides a range of academic programs, including content mastery, reading improvement, English as a second language, and special and gifted education. It also conducts classes in journalism, industrial arts, Spanish, computer, and health education. The school also offers a variety of clubs and student organizations, such as the National Junior Honor Society, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, student council, yearbook, band, choir, and newspaper. It also provides sports activities, including basketball, tennis, football, volleyball, cheerleading, and track and field.

Located at 12000 Ray Corbett Drive, Schertz, you can reach the Corbett Junior High School at (210) 619-4150.

The intermediate and middle schools of the Cibolo-Schertz-Universal City Independent School District (SCUCISD) offer excellent academics, extra-curricular activities, and student-support systems to provide a quality education for children in fifth through eighth grade. Wherever you live in the area, you can be sure your children will thrive and excel in these schools.


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