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September 2017

September 27, 2017

The Austin Fire Department recently donated $70,000 worth of training equipment to AISD's LBJ Fire Academy. The equipment includes 15 sets of bunker gear (jackets, pants and boots) and nearly 70 NXG7 model Air Packs.AISD high school juniors and...

September 26, 2017

Austin ISD student continue to outpace their peers throughout the state on the SAT and ACT exams, according to data released by the College Board today.The district’s average SAT composite score of 1098 exceeded the state and the national averages...

September 22, 2017

Dear Austin ISD Families,The health and safety of all our students is Austin ISD's top priority. With that in mind, we want to share with you the results of testing done on our drinking water. [Información en español]The city of Austin is the source...

September 20, 2017

Students at 23 campuses will enjoy an additional day off next week—while faculty and staff expand their professional learning—as District of Innovation schedule changes begin at the campus level. When the Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved the...

September 15, 2017

The Texas Association of School Administrators announced today that Lanier Early College High School Teacher Tara Bordeaux has been chosen as the 2018 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year.Ms. B, as she's known to her students, will represent the...

September 8, 2017

When Austin ISD trustees called a $1.05 billion bond proposal in June, they said it would come with no tax rate increase, leaving some to wonder how that would be possible.AISD Chief Financial Officer Nicole Conley Johnson said that is partly...

September 1, 2017

We welcomed nearly 83,000 students and 12,000 staff back to school last week. I visited 17 campuses in two days and learned more about some of the amazing programs throughout the district.