Sugar Land is nationally recognized for the achievements of our citizens in both overall educational attainment at our local community colleges and universities, as well as excellence in primary education at Fort Bend Independent School District

The Washington Post has consistently ranked four Fort Bend ISD schools - Clements, Austin, Kempner and Dulles High Schools - among the best high schools in the U.S.  The recognition is according to the U.S. News and World Report rankings that are based on a school's performance on state end-of-course assessments in reading, math and college readiness. 

In Fort Bend ISD, recognizing and appreciating cultural differences is a way of life.  As a multicultural school district,  students represent various countries from around the world and speak more than 90 languages and dialects, making one of the most culturally diverse school districts in the state of Texas.

The City of Sugar Land has one of the most educated populations in the region with high rates of Bachelor's, Master's, Professional and doctorate degrees within an incorporated area around Houston. 

Colleges and Universities with a Sugar Land presence:

University of Houston Sugar Land

14000 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
University of Houston Sugar Land website

Offers junior, senior and master’s level courses in more than 20 areas.
UHSL partners with Wharton County Junior College, Houston Community College and other area community colleges.

Wharton County Junior College

14004 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Wharton County Junior College website

Located by the University of Houston Sugar Land, this transfer-driven campus offers more than 25 different courses. The WCJC/University of Houston System Partnership 2 + 2 Joint Admissions Agreement facilitates the admission of WCJC students to the University of Houston System so that they may continue their studies in four-year programs.

Colleges and Universities with a presence in Fort Bend County:

Texas State Technical College

Fort Bend Technical Center
5333 FM 1640
Richmond, Texas77469
Texas State Technical College website

Texas State Technical College offers vocational programs at the Fort Bend Technical Center, which is part of Wharton County Junior College.

Houston Community College - Southwest College

10041 Cash Road
Stafford, Texas 77477
Houston Community College website

Southwest College offers a selection of traditional academic courses needed to complete an Associates Degree and to complete for transfer the core curriculum required for all four-year public universities in Texas.


K-12 Education

Fort Bend ISD

Lamar CISD

Primary Schools:

16 Elementary Schools
5 Middle Schools
6 High School