Announcements

Community Kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at Travis ECHS

It was a full house at Travis ECHS this morning as the campus welcomed students, staff, families and the community to the Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration.  To start the celebrations, Travis ECHS students shared their hopes for the future and how…

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LASA Student Awarded 2018 Texas Health Rising Star

Liberal Arts Science Academy student Sruthi Ilangovan, 16, will be awarded the 2018 Texas Health Rising Star award at the Texas Health Champion Award Ceremony tonight. Each year, the Rising Star Award is presented to young Texans who have demonstrated…

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Cap Metro Extends the Summer Fun: All students ride free through Dec. 10

Now through Dec. 10 all students with a valid school ID can ride any Cap Metro transit free-of-charge—an extension of their summer offer of free public transport to all kids. To take advantage of this, students must show their school-issued ID to the bus…

Austin ISD, ACPTA Host 'Back the Future' Family Event

Austin ISD, the Austin Council of PTAs and more than 75 community groups host Back the Future, a free day of family fun. The event includes activities for children of all ages, information about resources and programs for families, education to help support…

Menchaca Elementary School Groundbreaking

Together with families, staff, students and the community—including relatives of the campus's namesake—Austin ISD last week celebrated the groundbreaking for the new Menchaca Elementary School. Students talked about the benefits they will receive from the…

T.A. Brown Elementary School Site Dedication

Austin ISD welcomed students, staff and community members Aug. 29 to the site dedication for the new T.A. Brown Elementary School. Students and families shared their excitement for the new site and students potted plants that will be located at the new…

Budget Briefs: Task Force Extends Meeting Timeline, Discusses Staffing, Equity

The Budget Stabilization Task Force extended its meeting timeline, reviewed information on staffing and spoke further about equity in Austin ISD at its fourth meeting Aug. 15. The group has begun the work to identify strategies to close the budget deficit and…

Budget Briefs: Task Force Approves Subcommittee, Digs Into Budget Data

The Budget Stabilization Task Force approved the creation of a subcommittee and began digging into the budget data, including student and staff funding, at its third meeting July 30. The group continues its monthslong process to identify creative strategies…

Book it to Austin Libraries: AISD and Austin Public Library Partner to Give All-Access Library Cards to All Students

Today, Austin ISD and Austin Public Library partner to offer full-access library cards to every AISD student.This means Austin Public Library’s student card is free and available to all district students, including current cardholders, regardless of home…

Join the Board of Directors of the Travis Central Appraisal District

Are you interested in becoming a board member of the Travis Central Appraisal District (TCAD)? An Austin ISD appointment and a joint Austin ISD/City of Austin appointment are now open. You may apply for one or both of these appointments. To be considered,…

Austin ISD 2018 Preliminary Accountability Ratings / Calificaciones preliminares de responsabilidad del Austin ISD de 2018

Dear Austin ISD Family, According to the Texas Education Agency’s preliminary ratings, Austin ISD earned an 89, or an overall B performance rating, which is a Recognized rating. Throughout the district, 116 schools met all performance standards, with 61…

16 AISD Students Receive St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship

St. Davids Foundation awarded 16 Austin ISD students the St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship on Wednesday, July 25. The scholarship provides college funding for high school graduates pursuing careers in the medical field at Texas colleges and universities.…