McNair School of Excellence
McNair School of Excellence

McNair School of Excellence

At McNair School of Excellence, we operate with a relentless focus on student achievement propelled by the belief that everyone is accountable for the success of our students. We are dedicated to teaching students to be engaged, active learners who work hard, think critically and creatively, and communicate effectively. We emphasize high expectations for all students and support them to reach their full potential in all aspects of achievement, especially academically, socially and emotionally, all of which promote college readiness and success. We are committed to fostering a collaborative learning environment that develops positive relationships among students, staff, families and the broader community. At McNair, our students will be inspired to achieve and empowered to excel.


McNair School of Excellence

From The Principal: Valencia Koker

As the principal of McNair School of Excellence, it is with great humility and honor that I embrace the opportunity to serve the students and families in the Austin community. I am committed to working with the staff, students and their families to foster a collaborative school community to best serve our McNair scholars. Our dedication to excellence will be unwavering as we establish high expectations that promote academic achievement and character development. We will confidently embrace the challenges of the future while we continue to honor the successes of the past. Together, we will take the magnificent McNair School of Excellence to the next level!

Key Results

Improving student attendance

Building a safe and inviting learning environment

Renovated facilities

Increased extracurricular offerings

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