About Us

Austin ISD educates approximately 82,000 students and embraces 130 diverse school communities in one of the fastest-growing metroplexes in the country. In partnership with our families and our community, AISD's mission is to provide a comprehensive educational experience that is high-quality, challenging and inspires all students to make a positive contribution to society. We partner with world-class universities, innovative businesses, nonprofit organizations and engaged community leaders to prepare our students for college, career and life.

Austin ISD District Profile

Est. 1881
Austin ISD is the fifth-largest school district in Texas.

130 Schools
Austin ISD consists of elementary, middle, high, early college, academy, magnet, alternative and community schools.

81,939
Students

5,890
Classroom Teachers

3,448
Administrators &
Professional Staff

2,280
Bus Drivers, Custodians
& Food Services Staff

Ty Davison
Ty Davison–Executive Director of Middle Schools
Travis Early College High School
Principal of the Year Nominee, 2017

Our Students

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AISD has a diverse student community. It includes children from all economic levels and backgrounds, and supports more than 94 languages, with seven languages other than English taught in our schools, including Chinese, Japanese and American Sign Language.

Ethnicity/ Race
  • Hispanic: 59%
  • White: 26%
  • Black: 8%
  • Other: 7%
Inclusive Populations
  • English Language Learners: 25%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 52%
  • Special Education: 10%

90.7%
Graduation Rate

1098/22.5
Composite SAT/ACT scores
Austin ISD scores exceed state and national averages

Allison Ashley
Allison Ashley–Teacher
Becker Elementary School
Elementary Teacher of the Year 2016
Texas Teacher of the Year 2017

Our Programs

Austin ISD offers a variety of robust educational opportunities at every level to meet each student’s unique learning interests. The listings below provide a link to learn more about our programs:

  • Career Launch
  • Creative Learning Initiative
  • Digital Media
  • Dual Language
  • Early College High School Program
  • Early College Prep Middle School
  • Elementary Foreign Language Experience
  • Fine Arts Academy
  • International Baccalaureate/ Middle Years Program
  • Magnet Program
  • MicroSociety
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Single-Gender Campuses
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math