Babysitters in Austin

Austin, Texas lies in the heart of “Hill Country”, among the most beautiful parts of the state of Texas. Tommy Lee Jones was born in the area, and Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson memorialized the area in their famous song, Luchenbach, Texas. The renowned Kerrville Folk Festival brings great music to Hill Country every year, and past performers include Lyle Lovett, Alisa Fineman and Robert Earl Keen. Austin is often referred to as the “live music” capital of the world. Here are a few sources for babysitters in the area, you may want to check out.

Top 5 Colleges – Find Sitters

St. Edwards University – 5,000 Hilltoppers have been roaming the ranges of this Austin school, which was founded on South Austin farmland in 1878. Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, is a St. Edwards grad.

Huston-Tillotson University – HTU is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the United Negro College Fund. There are 900 Rams, and notable alums include famed jazz musician, bandleader and composer Bobby Bradford.

Austin Community College – 45,000 students call the Riverbat their mascot, and this busy commuter school offers comprehensive training in many technology fields, as well as providing thousands of Texans with a road to four-year degrees.

University of Texas – “Hook em’ Horns” is the famous battle-cry of Longhorn fans, and there are now 50,000 undergrad and graduate school attendees on campus. Abdullah al-Tariki, co-founder of OPEC, and former First Lady Laura Bush are both graduates.

Concordia University – Concordia in Austin is part of a national network that serves 22,000 students. The Texas campus of this Lutheran-affiliated school is home to 2500 ‘Tornadoes’. The school was established in 1926.

Top 5 High Schools – Find Sitters

Stephen F. Austin – Commonly known as Austin High, the school is one of the oldest west of the Mississippi River, founded in 1881. Some notable children have been Maroons, including those of George W. Bush, Jerry Jeff Walker and Rick Perry.

Marist – Austin’s Marist school is part of a global network of Marist institutions, including schools in New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia. Founded as an all-boys school in 1901, Marist admitted women beginning in 1976. Austin’s Marist serves approximately 1100 War Eagles.

Westlake – The Chaparrals, 2400 strong, have been the “Pride of the Hills” since 1969. NFL quarterback calls Westlake his alma mater.

St. Andrews Episcopal – St. Andrews started, in 1952, with only 32 students in grades 1-3. Today, the school has more than 800 students and runs through high school. The Crusader Oak, located on campus, is said to be more than 500 years old.

McNeil – “Vision Into Reality” is the school’s motto, and the Mavericks are proud of it. More than 2600 students attend this suburban institution, and former University of Texas basketball star A.J. Abrams is a proud alum.