Hill Country school districts announce start dates, backpack policies

Here’s a rundown of the Hill Country school districts.

Boerne ISD

Boerne ISD will maintain its same backpack policy and will kickoff the school year on August 10.

Comal ISD

Comal ISD students’ first day of school will be on August 23. MySA reached out to the school district to see if there was a change in the backpack policy.

Fredericksburg ISD

Students’ first day of school at Fredericksburg ISD will be on August 15.

Harper ISD

Harper ISD has changed its backpack policy following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, implementing a clear backpack/bag policy for all students. The school district will begin school on August 18.

Hays County CISD

Hays County CISD will start school on August 16 and has told MySA that it has not added a backpack policy for students.

Kerrville ISD

Kerrville ISD will start school on August 15 and did not update its backpack policy.

New Braunfels ISD

New Braunfels ISD will begin school on August 23. MySA reached out to the district about its backpack policy.

San Marcos ISD

San Marcos ISD will begin school on August 22, but has not implemented a clear backpack policy.

Seguin ISD 

Seguin ISD has implemented a clear backpack policy for students in sixth grade through twelfth grade. Students will return to school on August 15.

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