Austin ISD educates more than 80,000 students and embraces 129 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
Austin ISD is the fifth-largest school district in Texas.
Austin ISD consists of elementary, middle, high, early college, academy, magnet, alternative and community schools.
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We believe in equity, mutual support and collective responsibility. We also provide choice in educational decisions, which empowers advocacy in students and families to control their school experience.
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.
- Hispanic: 55.5%
- White: 29.6%
- African-American: 7.1%
- Other: 7.7%
- English Language Learner: 27.1%
- Economically Disadvantaged: 52.4%
- Special Education: 12.1%
Composite SAT/ACT scores
Austin ISD scores exceed state and national averages
I hope all my students leave my class with a pride in who they are becoming, confidence in who they are becoming and hope for what they can be.
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:
- Career Launch
- Creative Learning Initiative
- Digital Media
- Dual Language
- Early College High School Program
- Early College Prep Middle Schools
- Fine Arts Academies
- International Baccalaureate/Middle Years Program
- Magnet Programs
- Social and Emotional Learning
- Single-Gender Campuses
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
- World Languages