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School Menu: Andrews, Baldwin, Baranoff, Barbara Jordan, Barton Hills, Blackshear, Boone, Brentwood, Brooke, Campbell, Casis, Clayton, Cook, Cunningham, Davis, Doss, Govalle, Gullett, Harris, Hart, Hill, Houston, John B. Winn, Joslin, Lee, Linder, Maplewood, Matthews, McBee, Metz, Mills, Norman, Oak Hill, Odom, Ortega, Pease, Pillow, Reilly, St. Elmo, St. Gabriel, Summitt, T.A. Brown, Walnut Creek, Webb Primary, Widen, Wooten, Zavala, Zilker
Fanny M. Andrews Early College Prep inspires its scholars to believe in a bright future, encourages them to dream big, and provides the tools, skills and safe environment to enable them to achieve their dreams. A committed educational community works together to help students achieve their maximum capacity intellectually, physically, and socially. Built in 1962, the school is aligned with the Early College High School initiative that supports preparation for college level courses beginning in 9th grade.
Baldwin Elementary opened in 2010 and serves approximately 725 students in the Meridian neighborhood in southwest Austin. The school is named after Ross F. Baldwin, a respected community leader and dedicated student mentor. Baldwin maintains high standards for student achievement while providing a positive learning environment for every student. The school offers more than twenty after-school and summer programs. The school has an active PTA and there are many different opportunities for parents to be involved in their child’s education.
Baranoff Elementary School in far south Austin opened in 1999 and serves approximately 950 students in K- 5. The school offers world-class learning experiences for all students, with a goal of providing the best education possible in a warm, supportive, and safe school environment. With strong support from our outstanding parents and business partners, combined with an excellent faculty, Baranoff Elementary School facilitates the development of productive, socially responsible, life-long learners within a safe and nurturing environment by providing challenges that foster excellence.
Barbara Jordan Elementary
Barbara Jordan Early College Prep helps students achieve their full potential with a rich and inspiring educational program inspired by the leadership qualities of its namesake. The mission of Barbara Jordan Early College Prep School is to educate every child, every day as we close the achievement gap. Built in 1993, the school was named after political leader Barbara Jordan. Each year in February, the school community along with the LBJ School of Public Affairs, the Barbara Jordan Foundation and the University of Texas at Austin hold a program to commemorate the many accomplishments and achievements of Ms. Jordan.
Barton Hills Elementary
Barton Hills Elementary offers academic excellence for kindergarten through sixth grade in a warm and supportive school climate. Strong parental and community involvement and support enhances the quality of education at Barton Hills. Situated along a hillside next to Barton Creek, the school offers strong environmental programs and hands on science education programming. The school has a renowned choir as well as a cultural arts program that sponsors presentations throughout the year by musicians, writers, and actors.
Blackshear Fine Arts Academy, a National Blue Ribbon School located on 11th Street in East Austin, is the first elementary school in Austin ISD devoted to the arts. The school provides a well-rounded educational experience in a safe instructional environment, conducive to positive learning experiences in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect. Each morning, students focus on instructional academic programming, followed by an afternoon in a fine arts strand, which ranges from ballet and music to theater and graphic arts.
Boone Elementary School is an exemplary school in SW Austin that values each child. We strive to provide the highest quality instruction for each child while developing the whole child. Students learn the value of risk-taking and develop the skills and confidence they need for real-world situations. The Creative Learning Initiative provides arts rich strategies to explore and learn new content. Social and Emotional Learning is taught to enhance a child’s problem solving skills, develop self-advocacy and executive functioning life skills.
Brentwood Elementary School offers an arts-based educational program to students in prekindergarten through fifth grade. The school’s in a warm and supportive environment encourages parental and community involvement and enhances the quality of education. Families have a variety of after-school care options, including Extend-A-Care and Creative Action After School.
Brooke also is a National Wildlife Federation silver-level eco-school. The campus’ green team welcomes students to learn about life cycles by nurturing gardens and caring for chickens. The children also play and learn in the school’s educational gardens, chasing butterflies, raising bees and building ponds. Committed to educating the whole child, Brooke offers programs that support and strengthen students’ physical, emotional and mental health. Each year, the school community participates in Marathon Kids, which challenges children to walk their way to good health. The campus is proud to offer a strong mentorship program—with more than 100 mentors—to ensure students have the support they need outside the classroom.
Campbell Elementary School achieves excellence through unity, collaboration, and respect. The east Austin school is part of close-knit community in which several generations have attended Lee Lewis Campbell Elementary. The school’s strong focus on teaching and learning includes math coaching and reading specialists, arts-based instruction, and social and emotional learning to support the whole child. Through partnerships with neighboring organizations and relationships with community members, the school is developing a media and performance institute where students learn filmmaking, digital photography, newscasting, dance, and more.
Casis Elementary School began as a joint enterprise of the Austin Public Schools and the University of Texas. The school opened in 1951 with a regular school program, facilities and instruction for physically handicapped children, and an observation and demonstration center for the general improvement of education in Texas. Casis today prides itself on continuing the rich legacy of meeting all childrens’ needs. Along with special education programming and a strong academic foundation, Casis offers additional enrichment classes, during the day, that not all other AISD schools offer (i.e. Spanish, Technology, etc.), as well as amazing outdoor learning opportunities, which occur in other extended areas of the school (Organic Garden, Casis Forest, Outdoor Learning Classroom, etc.).”
Clayton Elementary is located in the Circle C neighborhood of southwest Austin. The school was named after Nan Clayton, a community leader and former AISD Board President. The school’s faculty and staff strives to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment that encourages teamwork, cooperation, and instills an appreciation of diversity. We believe that literacy, independent thinking and problem solving are all essential building blocks to becoming responsible individuals. Clayton also proudly sponsors afterschool clubs and special activities throughout the school year.
Cook Elementary, a neighborhood school located in north-central Austin, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity. The overall school climate is best described by the school motto: “Learning, Sharing, Teaching, Caring.” The outstanding faculty is committed to a unity of purpose focused on student success. Parents and many local business partners contribute numerous hours serving as mentors, tutors, and volunteers in the school. Cook offers a full-day Pre-Kindergarten Program and bilingual and ESL classes at every grade level.
Cunningham Elementary School goes beyond academics. Through project-based learning and a focus on “changemaker” skills—empathy, teamwork, leadership and problem-solving—we prepare students for the real world. Four initiatives are the driving force behind Cunningham: creativity and innovation, cultural relevancy and dual language, social and emotional learning, and sustainability. At Cunningham, we nurture the thinkers of today to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Davis Elementary School in northwest Austin, has earned the designation of national Blue Ribbon School. Davis serves approximately 650 students in pre-K through fifth grade, opened in 1992 is named for retired Austin attorney and State Board of Education member Will Davis. 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. Davis has an active PTA made up of more than 300 families and encourages families to be involved in school activities.
Doss Elementary School in northwest Austin offers a comprehensive curriculum with varied enrichment programs. Named a national Blue Ribbon School, Doss is recognized for its high academic standards and welcomes students and families from diverse backgrounds. positive campus atmosphere. Doss is part of the Anderson family of schools, which focuses on world languages and cultures. The school offers a Chinese Immersion Program, a dual-language immersion program in which students use Mandarin Chinese and English throughout their primary school learning experience. 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.
Govalle Elementary School has served East Austin students since 1931. Building on a strong tradition of community engagement, Govalle partners with families to offer a world of opportunities—from arts and athletics to reading and robotics—to help students prepare for college, career and life. In addition to offering core subjects such as English language arts and social studies, Govalle is proud to provide Pre-K and dual language programs, as well as rich fine arts experiences and robust science, technology, engineering and math programs.
Gullett Elementary School serves students in pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade. Known for high academic standards and outstanding faculty, the school’s unique community offers students opportunities to learn about animals, gardening, sustainability and philanthropy. Strong parental and community involvement and support enhances the quality of education at this inviting neighborhood school.
Thomas G. Harris Elementary has offered an outstanding elementary education to the Windsor Park and east side community for more than 50 years. More than 15 cultures and languages are celebrated at the school, which offers dual language classes to bilingual students. In addition to strong academic programs, Harris Elementary is proud of its celebrated choir and violin programs. To support the success of the whole child, the school offers ACE tutoring, Communities in Schools, and Prime Time after school programs.
Hart Elementary School is a community of learners in Northeast Austin that empowers children to develop knowledge, while learning how to contribute to their communities through collaboration, negotiation and shared goals. Civic engagement is a key part of the school named for Bernice Hart, long-time educator, civil rights champion and community leader. Hart offers students a world of opportunities—including fine arts and dual language programs—to reach their fullest potential as they prepare for middle school and college, career and life.
Hill Elementary School in northwest Austin, which has earned the designation of national Blue Ribbon School, offers a high-quality education to some 850 students in pre-K through fifth grade. Students have the opportunity to be a part of the Foreign Language Experiential Program, offering foreign language studies in first through fifth grades. The school offers a wide variety of activities, ranging from math pentathlon, choir, volleyball, student council, arts club and UIL. Hill Elementary participates as a Clean Creek Campus, a partnership program of Keep Austin Beautiful and the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department.
Houston Elementary School, located in southeast Austin, serves students in pre-K-5, including tuition-supported pre-K for qualified families. Committed staff and involved parents work together to support the academic, social and emotional needs of all students. The school is part of the Creative Learning Initiative, and fine arts are incorporated throughout the curriculum. Houston offers a variety of after-school programs, and local daycare programs provide transportation from the school for students attending after-school programs. The school was named for Josephine Houston, an innovative early educator whose career in Austin schools spanned 46 years.
John B. Winn Elementary
John B. Winn Early College Preparatory opened 1970 and is named after the district’s first superintendent. The school serves approximately 360 students in Pre-K through fifth grade. Winn is an educational institution where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, and where ALL students will be begin their journeys in preparation for college, career, and life! The staff is committed to addressing the needs of the whole child, with fine arts, social and emotional learning, and other programs to enrich the standard curriculum. Winn offers full day Pre-K, one-way dual language and free Prime Time after-school programs.
Joslin Elementary is the cool school in South Austin where learning is fun! Joslin is a small community school where students, parents and staff are a family. Our students engage in signature plan programming including Social Emotional Learning, AVID and the Creative Learning Initiative. Joslin Jaguars demonstrate individual growth, development and academic success through a balanced educational program focused on teaching and learning. Experience the Joslin magic by taking a campus tour, and be sure to follow us on Twitter.
Located just a few blocks north of the University of Texas campus, Russell Lee Elementary School, a national Blue Ribbon School, opened in 1939 and maintains a multitude of longstanding traditions. At this neighborhood school, the basic curriculum is enriched by a focus on the arts and Social and Emotional Learning for all students. Students participate in Geography Day, science fair, Lee Olympics, music memory, art enrichment, Spanish and gardening. The school celebrates the diversity of its families, who have a variety of nationalities, ethnicities and languages.
Linder Elementary School is a united campus community dedicated to the mission of excellence. We recognize the individual needs and multicultural backgrounds of all our students. Several programs provide a challenging, enriching, and accelerated curriculum. Our students are nurtured and motivated to become life-long learners. Our excellent and cohesive staff develops important competencies through its planned and aligned campus annual plans.
Maplewood Elementary School, incorporates the arts in all of its classes, allowing students to make connections through a variety of ways, such as dance and movement. Offering pre-kindergarten through sixth grade campus, the school is a beautifully diverse representative of Austin. The campus, which was established in 1952, is a model for dual-language learning. The school offers a wide variety of activities, ranging from the Shakespeare team and student council to chess club and ukulele choir. The school has earned a No Place for Hate distinction for four years in a row.
Mathews Elementary is an award-winning, small, downtown school with an outstanding staff and a diverse student body. Serving fewer than 420 students in Pre-Kindergarten through sixth Grade, the school’s mission is to educate children with positive attitudes, academic foundations, and a lifelong love of learning. School events and traditions include Learning Celebrations, Anthology, Science Fair, International Festival, Visiting Authors, and Family Curriculum Nights.
McBee Elementary is committed to providing educational excellence through rigor, relevance, relationships, and personal responsibility. An experienced and committed faculty and staff values and challenges each student and provides opportunities for success. The school offers One Way Dual Language from Kinder through Middle School. Volunteers make a tremendous positive impact and enrich the school’s educational programs. Enrichment and after school activities include Robotics Club, Boys & Girls Club, and 3Cs: Computation, Computers & Chess.
At Metz Elementary School in East Austin near downtown, students are empowered to achieve their greatest potential by building on their self-confidence, culture and community. Working with families and partners, Metz educates students in a cooperative environment, which promotes children’s intellectual, social, emotional and physical development. The bilingual school is led by a community of experienced educators who create a challenging and nurturing environment for all students to develop their talents and skills as they prepare for college, career and life.
With great spirit and high expectations, Mills Elementary supports a learner-centered community of problem solvers, information seekers, and creative thinkers. We provide a safe, successful learning environment with respect for individual needs. We believe that open, effective and continual communication among students, faculty, families and community is essential in building a successful learning environment. We believe that excellence in academics will occur for all children when individual needs and learning styles are acknowledged and supported.
Norman Early College Prep fosters a cooperative environment that enhances the academic, social and emotional moral growth of students. The school, which opened in 1969, serves Pre-k through 5th grade The educational program is aligned with the Early College High School initiative that supports preparation for college level courses beginning in 9th grade.
Oak Hill Elementary
Oak Hill Elementary is located on 16 acres in southwest Austin. The school has been recognized as one of the highest achieving in the state academically compared to peer campuses with similar demographics. Oak Hill has an active PTA and receives strong support from local businesses and other partners. Parents are encouraged to become involved through volunteer activities, community activities and other programs.
Odom Elementary School is named for Lalla M. Odom, a beloved teacher known for her excellence in math instruction. Odom’s mission is to provide an environment where students can actively engage in learning that is meaningful and to challenge all students to develop essential thinking and academic skills. Social Emotional Learning, which teaches students to manage emotions, establish positive relationships and make responsible decisions is integrated into the core curriculum.
Ortega Elementary School in East Austin is named in honor of Daniel F. Ortega, a World War II hero from Austin. The school’s namesake inspires students to achieve their highest potential through self-discipline and self-improvement. Working with families and community partners, Ortega fosters a culture of collaboration, which promotes children’s intellectual, social, emotional and physical development. Experienced educators create a challenging and nurturing environment for all students to develop their talents and skills as they prepare for college, career and life.
Pease Elementary School, in the heart of downtown Austin, is the oldest continuously operating public elementary school in the state of Texas. Pease was founded in 1876 and named after Governor Elisha M. Pease. Pease has a diverse student population and small class sizes in kindergarten through sixth grade. Families from throughout the city choose Pease because of its committed faculty, strong academics and excellent arts and music programming. Pease was designated a state historic landmark in November 2013.
Pillow Elementary School, located in the 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.
Reilly Elementary School offers a strong academic program for students in prekindergarten through fifth grade. The small school climate fosters an environment of collaboration and support among students, staff and families. Arts-based programming enriches the basic curriculum. After school programs include Prime Time, a free program for qualified students.
St Elmo Elementary
Offering a warm, supportive learning environment with high expectations for all students, St. Elmo Elementary School is located just south of downtown Austin. About half of our students are native Spanish speakers who are learning English. Among the programs offered at St. Elmo are dual language, Social Emotional Learning, Creative Learning Initiative, Neighborhood Longhorns and the Austin Partners in Education Classroom Coaching program. Our school is also a member of the AVID elementary network of schools, helping students meet social, organizational and higher thinking needs as they prepare for college.
St Gabriel Elementary
St. Gabriel’s Catholic School is a top-rated private coed day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through grade 8. St. Gabriel’s Catholic School is the only private preschool through middle Catholic school in Austin. Our beautiful 32-acre campus is nestled in the rolling hills of the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country. Our extraordinary faculty works to create a strong parent-school partnership. Our learning environment is inclusive, collaborative and participative. We welcome children of all faiths.
Summitt Elementary School in far north Austin serves about 760 students who represent a diverse population, with more than 20 different languages spoken in students’ homes. Summitt offer a Vietnamese Dual Language Program and participates in a German Exchange program with Koblenz, Germany. Interacting with students globally and learning about different cultures prepares students as world citizens and leaders.
T.A. Brown Elementary
T.A. Brown Elementary School serves some 400 students in Pre-K through fifth grade. We truly believe our motto, “T.A. Brown—the best school in town—is college bound!” The school’s focus on literacy is supported by a bright new Target/Heart of America Library. Our campus is proud to offer exemplary fine arts opportunities. After-school programs for students are offered by 21st Century and Side by Side kids. Brown Elementary is part of the Lanier High School family of schools.
Walnut Creek Elementary
At Walnut Creek Elementary School, experienced educators create a challenging and nurturing environment for all scholars to develop their talents and skills as they prepare for college, career and life. In addition to offering core subjects such as math, English language arts and social studies, Walnut Creek is proud to provide Pre-K, dual language and fine arts programs. The school also offers specialized instruction and STAAR tutoring for students who need additional assistance.
Webb Primary Elementary
Webb Primary School serves students in grades K-4 and is an entirely self-contained community on the Webb campus. The bright-colored buildings currently offer space for PPCD, Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade classrooms, plus art and music instruction, library and dining hall. Students also enjoy access to a mini-gym, play scape and a shaded play court. Webb Primary offers a strong literacy program that prepares students with skills they need to succeed throughout their school years.
Widén Elementary School provides quality instruction to ensure that each student achieves academically and accepts social responsibility for becoming productive citizens of society. Committed staff and involved parents work together to support the academic, social and emotional needs of all students. The school is part of the Creative Learning Initiative, and fine arts are incorporated throughout the curriculum. In addition to a strong academic program, Widén offers after-school tutoring and extended care programs for students.
Wooten Elementary provides a nurturing and safe environment that fosters the development of responsible, caring students who are critical thinkers and lifelong learners. Students, parents, staff, and community work together as part of a rich mix of languages and cultures to ensure the academic success of students. Built in the early 1950s during the north Austin expansion, Wooten is one of the district’s original Two-Way Dual Language pilot schools. All educational programs are coordinated to ensure both English only and bilingual students receive quality instruction.
Zavala Elementary School in Central East Austin offers educational programs that inspire and motivate children to become responsible citizens. The school community is driven by three beliefs: Knowledge is power. Education is a community effort. All children deserve to be challenged to learn at their highest levels. Zavala is recognized for comprising a diverse community of Austin’s littlest learners and for bringing neighborhood partners and families together to support the success of all students.
Zilker Elementary offers students a balance of educational experiences, extending beyond strong academics to arts enrichment on and off campus, environmental education and social and emotional learning. An active, involved PTA reflects the collaboration between home and school to support student success. As part of a collaboration with a nearby restaurant, Jabo’s Garden gives students the opportunity to create and maintain an “edible schoolyard.” Since opening in January of 1950, Zilker Elementary has been the neighborhood school where thousands of south Austin children have created lifelong memories.