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August 2014

August 28, 2014

The Department of English Language Learners presents Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique's Journey, for two nights. The presentations will bring awareness of culturally relevant literary resources to the Austin ISD community, and bring...

August 27, 2014

The Austin ISD Office of Academics, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Division at Austin Community College, would like to invite the community to the Vision + Voice reception from 6–8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the new ACC Highland Campus,...

August 26, 2014

This just in: our students performed well on STAAR and End-of-Course exams and other state accountability measures, and graduation rates are higher than ever!

August 22, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community,Thank you to everyone who came out to the Back to School Bash last week. I especially would like to thank the more than 300 parents, students and community members who completed the superintendent search survey at the event...

August 20, 2014

Austin ISD Board of Trustees Secretary and District 2 Trustee Dr. Jayme Mathias is hosting a special community conversation to gather input on issues that affect students and families in District 2.The meeting will be 6–7 p.m. in Spanish and...

August 19, 2014

I hope the summer offered an opportunity for you to relax, renew and reconnect with family and friends. As educators and lifelong learners, I know summer also is a wonderful season to embark on new adventures—from reading to road trips.

August 18, 2014

It’s hot outside, but Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Paul Cruz knows how to cool off—while supporting a good cause.This week, Dr. Cruz joined the ranks of civic leaders and celebrities across the country—from Bill Gates and the Kennedys to Lady...

August 15, 2014

When AISD students cross the stage during graduation, they are not alone. They bring the hopes, dreams and best wishes of the families, teachers and community members who have nurtured their hearts, minds and lives.

August 13, 2014

As in previous years, Austin ISD is again providing free and reduced-price meals to students eligible for the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program.Applications for the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program soon will be sent to all...

August 11, 2014

Parents are invited to join the Austin ISD Department of English Language Learners for two information sessions—9 a.m.–noon and 6:30–8:30 p.m.—Friday, Aug. 15, at the Metz Elementary School Cafeteria, 84 Robert T. Martinez Jr. St.The event will...

August 7, 2014

Dear Austin ISD Community,Today I'd like to provide an update on the search for a permanent superintendent to lead our district. While the board of trustees did not meet in July, community members were very active in providing input about the...

August 7, 2014

Graduation rates for the Austin Independent School District have reached an all-time high of 84.1 percent for the Class of 2013, which is a 1.6 percentage point increase from the previous year and nearly a 10 percentage point gain during the past...

August 7, 2014

All students new to Austin ISD must provide a birth certificate, current record of immunizations, child's most recent report card, proof of address (rental contract or utility bill with valid address), parent photo identification or driver's license...

August 6, 2014

Welcome, Austin ISD Athletics fans and guests!The vision of the Austin ISD Athletics Department is to instill a passion for lifelong learning in all student-athletes through the development of the athletics programs at the high school, middle school...

August 6, 2014

Classes for the 2014–15 school year begin Aug. 25!Austin ISD has collected onto our Back to School Web page all the information that parents and students need to know to get a solid start to the new year. Visit the district's page to...