Monday, May 6, 2013

Allandale Schools and Employers


This month, we’re spotlighting the Allandale Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’re taking a look at the Schools and Employers in and around this North Austin neighborhood.

The elementary school for Allandale is the Exemplary Rated Gullett Elementary, whose mascot is the Geckos.  Students in grades six through eight attend Lamar Middle School, a Fine Arts Academy whose mascot is the Scotties.  The high school is McCallum High School and their mascot is the Knights.  Students from across the district come to McCallum's magnet program to study music, dance, theatre, and visual arts.

Allandale’s convenient location less than fifteen minutes from downtown with easy access to Mopac, 183 and Highway 360 makes commuting to area employers easy.  St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is just ten minutes from Allandale and employs people in roles from doctors to nurses to administrative staff.  St. David’s was the first Health System in the state to be named “Texas Employer of the Year” by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Allandale is also less than ten minutes from IBM’s headquarters on North Burnet Road.  IBM is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and sellers of computer hardware and software.  IBM offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.  IBM employs about 6,000 people at its Austin location, but has over 400,000 employees worldwide.

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