Students living in Fair Oaks Ranch attend the schools of Boerne Independent School District, known as one of the best school districts within the State of Texas. Once they graduate from high school and are ready to obtain a degree in higher education, they can attend any of the colleges, universities and trade schools within the San Antonio metro area, including the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio College, St. Philip's College, Our Lady of the Lake University, Palo Alto College, and Alamo Community Colleges.
Residents of Fair Oaks Ranch, TX are fortunate to live in an area where the county and metro area's economy is strong, diversified and full of opportunities. Strongholds to the economy include financial services, tourism, health care, and government. San Antonio is the home of the South Texas Medical Center, which houses many major hospitals, research institutions and clinics. Another major contributor to the economy is the military and defense sector, as there are a number of military bases located in or near San Antonio, including Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, and Port San Antonio. Camp Bullis is also located next to Fair Oaks Ranch. The City of San Antonio is also home to a few Fortune 500 Companies: NuStar Energy, Tesoro, Valero Energy Corp, Petroleum Corp, USAA, and Clear Channel Communications.
Residents don't have to go far to partake in some outdoor recreational activities as they have access to the Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club. Recognized as "The Best Overall Family Value Country Club" for three years by Avid Golf Magazine, and "The Best Overall Country Club" by the Boerne Star, the Fair Oaks Ranch Golf & Country Club features 36-holes of championship golf, tennis courts, a clubhouse and additional space event and pools for members, residents, and guests.