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Sarita is a small community in Kenedy County, Texas.  The Kenedy County-Wide Common School District serves the population of this small community at the Sarita Elementary School in Sarita, Texas.  The school  provides educational services for approximately eighty students in Grades Pre-K3 through 6. 

The district is geographically one of the largest and most sparsely populated in Texas encompassing almost 1400 square miles. Located on the southern coast of Texas, the district is boundaried on the south by Willacy County, on the west by Brooks County, on the north by Kleberg County and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Most of the land in the district is owned and managed by large ranches and most of the population is employed in agriculture, wildlife management or local government.

The district is also home to one of the world’s largest renewable energy projects with three 200+ megawatt wind farms with more capacity planned for development in the next decade.