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Overview

Cowan Elementary School, located in far south Austin, opened in 1999 and serves approximately 750 students in pre-K-5, including tuition-supported pre-K for qualified families. The school is named after longtime educator Dennis E. Cowan. Its mission is to nurture and inspire children to achieve their personal best every day. Teachers and administrators are always open to meeting with parents to address specific needs or concerns. Cowan has an active PTA and offers convenient opportunities for parents to be involved in their child’s education.  Cowan offers a variety of after-school programs, and local daycare programs provide transportation from the school for students attending after-school programs. 

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Points of Pride

Signature Programs

Certified Academic Language Therapist

Social and Emotional Learning

Student & Family Supports

Child Care During the Day

Performance | Demographics

2018 STAAR Passing Rates

2018 Accountability

Accountability Rating: Met Standard

Student Achievement: Met Standard

School Progress: Met Standard

Closing the Gaps: Met Standard

2018 Distinction Designations

Postsecondary Readiness
Academic Achievement: Reading/ELA

Source: Texas Education Agency

2017-18 Student Demographics