Austin ISD Board Makes Election Day a Student Holiday (en Español)

This upcoming Election Day, Nov. 8, will be a student holiday for the current academic calendar year and the next, following a Sept.29 vote by the Austin ISD Board of Trustees approving the measure. What it means: In addition to being a student holiday,…

Viene desde España a enseñar en la primaria Joslin (In English)

Austin ISD le da la bienvenida a la maestra Silvia Calatayud


Celebrate your principal on National Principals Month (En español)

Send an e-card to your school principal to show them how much you appreciate them on this National Principals Month.  Austin ISD principals support and guide our teachers in creating a productive learning environment for their students. You can recognize…


LBJ ECHS Band Embraces Challenges and HBCU Spirit

By Paul Stinson It was the Monday before Jamboree at LBJ High School and neither LBJ Director of Bands Byron Goble nor the trio of drum majors gathered in his office knew how large the prowl of marching Jaguars would be on the big day. “We have random…

HUB Program – Equity in Contracting: Doing Business With Austin ISD

Watch a recording of the workshop presented in collaboration with the Austin Independent School District Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program Department. This webinar offers training on subjects critical to contracting with Austin ISD and…

A message from Interim Superintendent Anthony Mays (en español)

Good evening, Austin ISD Community, As you may have heard, earlier this evening there was a shooting at Uvalde Memorial Park. I know that this may cause stress, raise anxiety, or mean that some of our students to act out. We've asked our principals and…


Economically Disadvantaged Austin ISD African American and Hispanic Third Graders Showing Growth in Math, New Test Shows (en Español)

Austin ISD African American and Hispanic third grade students identified as economically disadvantaged are on track to meet student growth targets in math by 2026. Achieving a similar goal in reading remains a work in progress, though, according to data from…


Underscoring the A in AISD: District Nearly Doubles Total of Exemplary Schools (en Español)

The population of Austin ISD’s A-grade schools jumped to an all-time high of 40 campuses, including six elementary schools who made the leap during a pandemic from a C-grade to earn the state’s top mark from the state’s accountability system.


Perez educator makes finals for Texas Teacher of the Year (en Español)

Educadora de Perez llega a la final de Maestro del Año de Texas  Kari Johnston es una de seis finalistas para Maestro del Año. Ha trabajado como maestra de Lenguaje Dual en la Primaria Perez durante los últimos 4 años y medio.  


Austin ISD Dual Language Educator Johnston Wins Regional Teaching Honor (en Español)

Austin ISD fifth-grade teacher Kari Johnston is the Region XIII Elementary Teacher of the Year after being recognized for her work at Perez Elementary where she has worked as a dual language educator for the last 4.5 years. 

Message from Dr. Mays, Interim Superintendent (en español)

Dear Austin ISD Staff and Community, Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! I have some great news to share that we received from TEA. This morning, the new school ratings were released, and I am happy to share that most of our campuses increased their state…


Austin ISD Earns Overall B in State Accountability as Majority of Campuses Improve Their Scores (en Español)

Austin ISD achieved an overall grade of a high B under the state’s accountability system for 2022, with 71 percent of AISD’s campuses increasing their ratings from 2019 including six schools that fought back from Ds or Fs to post grades of C or better.