Pillow Elementary School, located in north Austin, opened in 1969 and was named for Dorinda Josephine Pillow, who taught in Austin for 47 years. Pillow Elementary is part of the Anderson family of schools, which focuses on world languages and cultures. First- through fifth-graders are exposed to Spanish, German, French and Latin at each grade level as part of the school’s focus on world cultures.

In addition to a rich basic curriculum, Pillow Elementary offers a variety of enrichment programs and after-school activities for a wide range of student interests. As part of the Wild About Reading program, the school community collects thousands of books to distribute to students for continued reading throughout the summer. The school’s Eco-Action Team of students, staff and community members work on ecology-related projects with such topics as healthy living, energy, biodiversity and recycling. Students are encouraged to participate in physical activities outside of class such as Marathon Kids, the Austin Association for Physical Education and Recreation's Cross Country Run, and the Jr. Dillo Run.

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Signature Programs

Certified Academic Language Therapist
Creative Learning Initiative
Foreign Language Experience
Dual Language: One-way Spanish
Social and Emotional Learning

Student & Family Supports

After-school Programming—Tuition-based
Breakfast in the Classroom
Free Breakfast and Lunch for All Students
School Mental Health Centers

Performance | Demographics

2019 STAAR Passing Rates

Note: STAAR was cancelled in Spring 2020 due to COVID-19. In both 2020 and 2021, TEA labeled all campuses Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster. As a result, this website will continue to display 2019 STAAR Passing Rates until 2022 STAAR Passing Rates are available from the TEA.

2021 Accountability

In recognition of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 emergency, TEA labeled all campuses Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster for the 2020-21 school year.

Source: Texas Education Agency

2021-22 Student Demographics