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April 2016

April 28, 2016

Austin ISD Prime Time and ACE 21st Century After School Program celebrate the 16th annual showcase Saturday, May 7, to highlight the importance of after-school programming.AISD student musicians and dancers will perform throughout the showcase. The...

April 27, 2016

Seven Austin ISD high schools are among the best in the nation, according to the 2016 Washington Post America's Most Challenging High Schools rankings. "I am excited to see Austin ISD schools continue to be recognized in Texas and the nation year...

April 26, 2016

Team AISD,When Crockett High School teacher Christina Burbank was named high school teacher of the year, her students were eager to sing her praises. "Because of you, I know I'll be great at whatever I do," shared one student.Teachers impact the...

April 25, 2016

After a robust community engagement process, the Lee Elementary School’s Campus Advisory Council announced it has identified eight names to be considered for the renaming of Lee Elementary School.The community submitted hundreds of names from which...

April 20, 2016

AISD will host a series of community engagement meetings about the district's long-range facilities master planning process and to hear from our community.We want to learn from you: What it means to "reinvent the urban school experience"; andWhat...

April 20, 2016

Six Austin ISD high schools are among the best in the nation, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings.“Austin ISD has some of the best schools in the country. I am excited to see Austin schools continue to rank well in Texas and...

April 19, 2016

This month, it's easy being green. Whether you want to celebrate Earth Month with a one-time event or a long-term project, Austin ISD Sustainability has you covered. Show your support by signing an Earth Day pledge, taking on a recycling challenge,...

April 14, 2016

You have probably heard that the new vision of Austin ISD is to reinvent urban education. That means rethinking how we operate—and rethinking it in a big way. A new partnership that AISD is exploring is a tax swap with the city of Austin. In this...

April 14, 2016

The annual Celebrate event is a night dedicated to bringing together the Austin ISD community, volunteers and school leaders to recognize excellence throughout the district and honor those who give their time and commitment to make our schools a...

April 13, 2016

McCallum High School has been named a 2016 Top Global Learning School by AFS-USA and the National Society of High School Scholars.Seventy-four schools from across the country were honored with this award, which recognizes exceptional dedication to...

April 12, 2016

With an eye toward supporting at-risk students and families, Lanier High School officially opened its state-of-the-art Family Resource Center on Tuesday.AISD Superintendent Paul Cruz, Trustee Ann Teich and other community leaders were on hand for...

April 8, 2016

The bell schedule for all Austin ISD students will change this fall because of a new state law measuring the school day in minutes instead of days.To comply with this new law, AISD must extend the elementary school day.Because of the size of our...

April 7, 2016

One of every 45 children in the United States has autism, and that number has grown over the last few years. I'm proud to recognize the work that's being done at Austin ISD to support our autistic students. Teachers, parents, community partners and...

April 7, 2016

The planning committee for a potential new south Austin magnet program is looking for input and guidance during community information sessions in April.The public will have multiple opportunities to share perspectives with the committee, tasked with...

April 6, 2016

As a part of Austin ISD’s ongoing effort to be the fittest, healthiest school district around, Superintendent Paul Cruz invites AISD staff and families to take part in the Million Mile Month.The initiative challenges us as a global community to...

April 5, 2016

Superintendent Paul Cruz surprised three teachers in their classrooms yesterday to announce their selection as Austin ISD's 2016 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high school.Being selected as a Teacher of the Year is one of the...

April 4, 2016

Austin ISD begins registering students for Pre-K today, April 4. Enrollment is open for 3- and 4-year-olds.  Registration is best done on campus. Click here to find our which campus your child would attend and what to bring when you register. Pre-K...

April 4, 2016

Austin ISD invites families and their children to join us April 5 throughout the district for Kindergarten Orientation.Join us to learn more about the district's full-day kindergarten program, including curriculum, daily schedules, attendance...

April 1, 2016

On March 28, Austin ISD's Board of Trustees approved new principal appointments for Casey, Patton and Walnut Creek elementary schools and Burnet and Martin middle schools.David Dean will lead Burnet Middle School. Dean most recently served as Burnet...