Austin High School

Austin High School, located in the heart of the city, is the oldest continuing public high school in Texas. Students from diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds pursue academic excellence, guided by a highly qualified and dedicated faculty. The school will receive a full running track replacement as well as a new addition for athletic program improvements and a renovation for core academics including special education, life skills, fine arts, and career technical education.

Project Timeline

*Timeline and rendering subject to change

Latest Updates

Drone Footage: September 2019

Modernization project site drone footage for September 2019.

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Temporary Closure at T.A. Brown Elementary School Park

Oct 10,2019 All Schools

Due to that ongoing construction, T.A. Brown School Park will be partially closed beginning October 14, 2019. The partial closure is expected to last for approximately two weeks.

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AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter – September 2019 / El AISD Futuro: Boletín del Bono de 2017 – Septiembre 2019

Sep 27,2019 All Schools

As part of our continued commitment to communicate the progress of the bond to the community, we are sharing the latest issue of our AISD Future:…

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Key Information

  • Modernization Budget: $23,468,000
  • Total Budget: $30,198,000
  • Anticipated Opening Date: August 2022
  • Trustee: Amber Elenz
  • Location: 1715 W. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, Texas 78703
  • Existing Capacity: 2,247
  • Planned Capacity: 2,247
  • 2016/2017 Utilization: 97%

Project Team

  • Architecture & Engineering Team:
  • Amy Taylor, Principal
  • Mike Rosenthal, Instructional Staff
  • Brad Ingram, Instructional Staff
  • Richard Patenaude, Instructional Staff
  • Tanya Mast, Admin Intern
  • Rick Potter, Parent
  • Cherylann Campbell, Parent
  • Kelly Carlson, Parent
  • Eric Wright, Parent
  • Mamie Seller, Student
  • Marcelo Diaz, Student
  • Moyara Pharis, Community Member