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.

Latest Updates

Ann Richards School Groundbreaking

AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter – March 2018 / El AISD Futuro: Boletín del Bono de 2017 – marzo de 2018

Mar 15,2019 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…

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Norman Students Speak at School Dedication

AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter – December 2018 / El AISD Futuro: Boletín del Bono de 2017 – Diciembre de 2018

Dec 20,2018 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…

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One-year Anniversary of the 2017 Bond

Nov 14,2018 All Schools

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. — Benjamin Franklin Austin ISD Friends: One year ago, voters approved AISD’s largest bond: a $1 billion investment to…

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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