Hays Consolidated Independent School District

Changing Lives One Student at a Time​

An Education That Earns High Marks

Children living in Crosswinds attend the exemplary Hays Consolidated Independent School District (HCISD). Encompassing more than 221 square miles, the district serves 18,000 students across 22 campuses. Not only is the teaching and curriculum second to none, the
Performing Arts Center is state of the art. It’s an academic environment that encourages students of all ages to excel and to realize their dreams.


Plfuger Elementary consists of Grades K-5. The mission of the school is to encourage its community of learners to nurture authentic relationships and expect the highest level of performance. All students are urged to take risks and be accountable to themselves as well as others.


Chapa Middle School includes grades 6, 7 and 8. The school aspires to create a supportive learning environment by establishing positive relationships and fostering community involvement. The goal is to ensure that all Cougars will be successful both academically and socially.


Homes of the Lobos, Lehman High School is a 6A school consisting of Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. With an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students, LHS offers award-winning music, theater and athletic programs as well as a culinary curriculum and Navy JROTC classes.

In addition to exceptional primary and secondary schooling, several esteemed public universities and community colleges are also located near Crosswinds:

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