The Brownwood Area is proud of it’s award-winning schools and the rich diversity of higher education.

In 2009, Brownwood ISD completed 29.4 million dollars in renovations to all of its campuses from a bond election passed in 2005. Renovations and additions improved security and technology at each of the seven campuses in the district

Brownwood ISD has a tradition of excellence in academic programs as well as extracurricular competitions.

1-to-1 Initiative

Brownwood High School is a front runner in the 1-to-1 Initiative. In the fall of 2009, every faculty member and student recieved new Apple Mac Books to help facilitate their learning atmosphere and experience. The students can access online text books and email assignments, while teachers can communicate more efficiently with students and their parents as necessary.

Brown County ISD’s

Bangs Independent School DistrictSuperintendent325-752-6612
Blanket Independent School DistrictSuperintendent325-748-5311
Brookesmith Independent School DistrictSuperintendent325-643-3023
Brownwood Independent School DistrictAdministration325-643-5644
Early Independent School DistrictSuperintendent325-646-7934
May Independent School DistrictAdministration254-259-3711
Premier High SchoolAdministration325-643-3735
Zephyr Independent School DistrictMain Office325-739-5331

Private Schools

Victory Life AcademyMain Office325-641-2223
Cross Classical AcademyAdministration325-646-8560

Higher Education

Howard Payne UniversityBrownwood Campus325-646-2502
Ranger College Beauty SchoolBrownwood Branch325-646-8822
Ranger CollegeEarly Branch325-641-5726
Texas State Technical CollegeBrownwood Branch325-643-5987

Howard Payne University

On-campus enrollment- 1,200
Satellite Campus- 250

Howard Payne University confers the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Associates in Ministry, Master of Arts in youth Ministry, and Associates in Health Science.

Howard Payne University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education, and the State Board for Educator Certification.

Ranger College

Brownwood & Early Branches

Ranger College, headquartered in Ranger Texas, is one of the oldest public two-year colleges in Texas. Ranger College located a campus in Heartland Mall in 2009. The LVN and ADN nursing programs are the college’s flagship programs and continue to grow each year. In addition, a full range of courses are offered at the Brown County campus, including a popular cosmetology program. Ranger College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and associates degrees.

Texas State Technical College

Brownwood Campus

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Brownwood is located in a newly-renovated facility, offering you access to state-of-the-art equipment coupled with a broad range of emerging programs. To meet the needs of nearby industry, the Brownwood location provides training and retraining for many West Central Texas companies.

The faculty and staff of TSTC in Brownwood are committed to educating students of all ages, and are dedicated to your career success.