About Us

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

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.

80,100
Students

5,512
Classroom Teachers

1,711
Administrators &
Professional Staff

3,321
Bus Drivers, Custodians
& Food Services Staff

Ty Davison
Ty Davidson–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: 55.5%
  • White: 29.6%
  • African-American: 7.1%
  • Other: 7.7%
Inclusive Populations
  • English Language Learner: 27.1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 52.4%
  • Special Education: 12.1%

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 offer a way to learn more about a few of our programs: