Announcements

Additional mass COVID-19 testing days- Jan. 21 and 29 / Días adicionales de aplicación masiva de pruebas de COVID-19 del 21 al 29 de enero

Dear Austin ISD Community,  In order to be proactive and offer additional testing resources to our students and staff, Austin ISD will be offering mass COVID-19 testing once per week while we are in Stage 5 in Austin/Travis County.  We are also excited to…

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Austin ISD Opens School Transfer Window / El Austin ISD inicia el periodo de traslados escolares

Austin ISD provides a variety of different learning opportunities for families throughout the district. One way to take advantage of various programs is to apply for a school transfer. AISD will open its annual school transfer window on Tuesday, Jan. 26,…

Open for Learning Newsletter: Invitation to return and more! / Boletín informativo Abierto para el aprendizaje: Invitación a regresar a los planteles ¡y más!

Because of the improvements we are seeing on our campuses and in our community, and in consultation with Dr. Mark Escott of Austin Public Health... / Debido a las mejoras que estamos viendo en nuestros planteles y nuestra comunidad y en consulta con el Dr.…

Guidance beginning Jan. 25 / Recomendaciones que comienzan el 25 de enero

January 21, 2021  Dear Austin ISD families,  Thank you for everything you have done to keep our community safe these past few weeks. This week I am writing to you with the very hopeful news that our efforts have paid off. Because of the improvements we are…

Vaccine Distribution Joint Statement/Declaración conjunta sobre la distribución de la vacuna

Dear Dr. Escott, We are a group of public education leaders who serve more than 275,000 students across hundreds campuses in the Austin region. On behalf of our students and educators, we thank you for your leadership in responding to the challenges our…

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LASA Student Receives Recognition in International Science Competition

We are #AISDProud of Liberal Arts and Science Academy student Sam Christian who was named as top 300 scholars in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search. The science and mathematics  competition is the nation's oldest and most prestigious for high school…

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Travis Early College High School Program Helps Students Earn Hospitality Management Degree

Austin ISD is launching an innovative program designed to help students earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Hospitality Management at no cost while attending high school. This program was created in partnership with Austin Hotel Lodging Association…

Open for Learning Newsletter: Jan. 19-22 guidance, asynchronous days and more! / Boletín informativo Abierto para el aprendizaje: Recomendaciones para el 19 al 22 de enero, días asíncronos ¡y más!

On Thursday, the district asked families to keep their students learning from home, if possible, Jan. 19-22. / El jueves, el distrito les pidió a las familias que mantuvieran a los niños en casa y utilizaran el aprendizaje remoto en la medida de lo posible…

Guidance for Jan. 19-22 / Recomendaciones para el 19 al 22 de enero

Dear Austin ISD families, This week as our community is in Stage 5 of the COVID-19 pandemic, we encouraged you to have your children engage in remote instruction, if possible. As I mentioned in my communication yesterday, preliminary results have shown that…

Thank you for your support / Gracias por su apoyo

(El español está disponible abajo) Dear Austin ISD Families, Earlier this week, we asked for your support to minimize the number of individuals on our campuses in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. We are thankful that so many of you were able to…

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AISD Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Community / El AISD celebra el Día de Martin Luther King Jr. en comunidad

Historically, Austin ISD celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in the annual MLK Celebration march, sponsored by the Austin Heritage Council. This year, the march and many other Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities are…

Joint Statement of Austin Association of Public School Administrators, Austin Council of PTAs Executive Council, Austin Independent School District and Education Austin

Joint Statement of Austin Association of Public School Administrators, Austin Council of PTAs Executive Council, Austin Independent School District and Education Austin Jan. 11, 2021 Austin, Texas—Texas' school districts are faced with compounding concerns…