Announcements

AISD Announces Schools Frozen to Transfers for 2017-18 / El AISD anuncia la lista de escuelas que no aceptarán peticiones de traslado para el ciclo escolar 2017-2018

Austin ISD has announced the names of 23 schools that will be frozen to transfers during the 2017–18 school year.Each year, AISD determines which schools should be frozen to transfers because they have, or are expected to have, enrollments that exceed their…

Open Letter to Austin ISD Taxpayers - Carta abierta dirigida a los contribuyentes del Austin ISD

Dear Taxpayers: You may have noticed that your recent tax bill included a line item attributed to the Austin Independent School District. I would like to explain what happens to over a third of the school property tax dollars you may believe are being used to…

How to Help Keep Student Meal Accounts Current

A recent social media campaign is encouraging donations to school districts to help offset negative balances on student meal accounts. Food Services Director Anneliese Tanner said that at Austin ISD, no students are ever denied a meal because their accounts…

Austin ISD Closes for Winter Break, Dec. 21–Jan. 2

Austin ISD will be closed for the winter break Wednesday, Dec. 21, through Monday, Jan. 2.All AISD offices and schools will be closed during this period.Regular business hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, for staff. Students return to classes on Wednesday,…

Families of Middle School, High School Students to Get Grades Faster

Austin ISD's technology department has found a way to get report cards and progress reports to families of middle school and high school students more quickly. The district will be going digital on all report cards for secondary students this month for their…

New A–F Rating System/El nuevo sistema de clasificación A-F

Austin ISD Community,You may have heard about a new A–F rating system for Texas schools. I want to share some information about the new system so you are aware of how our district and schools will be measured by the state beginning in 2018.

Meet You on the Mat: Girls Wrestling Takes Off in AISD

Austin ISD’s girl wrestlers boasted state tournament appearances from seven different squads this season. Akins, Bowie, Lanier, LBJ, McCallum, Reagan and Travis wrestlers made the championship tournament.Tabithia Ramsey, LBJ’s wrestling coach and herself a…

Annual Tamalada Brings Together Travis Students, Staff, Families

In a chilly kitchen at Travis Early College High School this week, students from the school's Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Arts welcomed parents, teachers and staff for the annual tamalada.Chef and teacher Adam Phillips joined the Travis family this…

Lee Elementary Celebrates, Honors Bettie Mann

Saluting more than four decades of service, Austin ISD will honor former teacher Bettie Mann at 6 p.m., Dec. 8.The celebration will be held at Russell Lee Elementary, where she taught for more than 40 years.Mann, the first African-American teacher at Lee…

AISD Welcomes Area's Best to 2016 Swim Invitational

Austin ISD and the University of Texas welcomed the area's best swimmers to the 2016 Swim Invitational in November.The thrill of competition was on full display at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center, a world-class facility known for honing the skills of world…

AISD Approves Tax Levy

AISD Approves Tax Levy35 cents of every dollar district collects must be given back to stateAustin ISD’s trustees approved the 2016 tax levy—the adopted tax rate multiplied by the taxable value of all property in the district’s jurisdiction—of $1,183,195,145.…

District Hosts 2016 Middle School Fair

Families of current and future middle school students are invited to join Austin ISD for the 2016 Middle School Fair!Students and their families can learn about the diverse and innovative programming offered in Austin ISD, enjoy student performances and hear…