It's Easy to Enroll—Text "ENROLL" to 512-886-6434 to Start the Process over the Phone!
If you are unable to register online please contact your child’s campus. You may use the School Finder to locate the appropriate campus.
Create an AccountFor families registering students new to AISD, an AISD Portal account must be created before you can access the online registration system. To create an AISD Portal account, visit portal.austinisd.org.
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Gather DocumentsFamilies registering students new to AISD will need to provide the following documentation at the child’s campus, or upload the documents in online registration:
- Child’s birth certificate
- Child’s social security card (optional)
- Child’s immunization records
- Child’s withdrawal form/last report card (if applicable)
- Parent/Guardian photo ID
- Proof of guardianship (if applicable)
- Proof of residency
Register OnlineOnce your account is created you can register online: 512-414-9187. Documents such proof of new address and birth certificates can be attached online during this process or sent to the campus.
Magnet Programs and TransfersFamilies have the option to tailor their child’s educational experience in AISD. Review and apply for AISD magnet programs or transfers by visiting our magnet and transfer pages. Families wanting to choose another program or school than their child is assigned can apply in the AISD Portal.
Log In to Your AccountFamilies registering students returning to AISD should log in to their AISD Portal account. The online registration system is available only through the AISD Portal at portal.austinisd.org. Families who haven't previously created an account may do so at portal.austinisd.org.
AISD Programs and OptionsFamilies have the option to tailor their child’s educational experience in AISD. Review and apply for AISD magnet programs or transfers by visiting our magnet and transfer pages. Families wanting to choose another program or school than their child is assigned can apply in the AISD Portal.
Register OnlineStudents who have previously attended an AISD school must be registered as a returning student. The returning student online registration process consists of the same process for new student registration. However, the returning student registration forms will have pre-populated information from the student’s current record. Some data (appears grayed out) will be view-only. You will have to contact the child’s campus to make changes to these fields.
Gather DocumentsAll returning students who have had a recent change of address must submit proof of residency to their campus for the 2021-22 school year. Please note that additional documentation may be requested by campus to complete enrollment.
Top Reasons to Enroll at Austin ISD
Education is just the beginning at Austin ISD. Our full-day Pre-K, after-school programs with meals, expanded school bus transportation, dual language programs, free college classes and extracurricular activities give students the resources they need to achieve more than they ever dreamed. Explore AISD Signature Programs >
Early Childhood Programs
Pre-K at Austin ISD is about so much more than colors, letters and shapes. Students in Pre-K learn complex skills including problem-solving, verbal expression, language fluency, self-regulation and writing. Additionally, Montessori education is now offered at AISD. Find out which campus your child will attend and what to bring when you register for Pre-K.
Austin ISD offers a network of free before- and after-school programs through ACE and Prime Time that provide structured, safe and supervised places for learning and social interaction. Innovative, hands-on activities reinforce and complement students' regular academic programs and help them prepare for college and the workplace. Some after-school programs also include free dinner. For more AISD support programs, visit School, Family & Community Education.
From Creative Learning Initiative fine arts programming to UIL athletics, Austin ISD offers a robust menu of extracurricular activities. Students develop leadership and critical thinking skills that support their academic performance and prepare them to be college- and career-ready.
Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education provides students with the academic knowledge and technical skills they need to gain entry to high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand industries. CTE provides work-based learning experiences that combine hands-on learning with real-world scenarios so students are prepared to enter the workforce or college after they graduate high school.