About Us

Austin ISD educates more than 74,000 students and embraces 125 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.

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

74,871
Students

5,508
Classroom Teachers

1,569
Administrators &
Professional Staff

3,866
Bus Drivers, Custodians, Food Service Staff & Educational Aides

Ty Davison
Ty Davidson–Executive Director of Middle Schools
Former Principal of 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 90 languages, with 11 languages other than English taught in our schools, including Chinese, Japanese and American Sign Language.

Ethnicity/ Race
  • Hispanic: 55.0%
  • White: 30.1%
  • Black: 6.6%
  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Other 3.8%
Inclusive Populations
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 51.9%
  • Emergent Bilingual: 28.2%
  • Special Education: 13.4%

     

92.3%
Graduation Rate

1043
Composite SAT/ACT scores
Austin ISD SAT scores exceeded the state average; ACT scores exceeded both 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 offer a way to learn more about a few of our programs: