New Southwest Elementary School

The New Southwest Elementary School will provide relief to the over-utilized Kiker and Baranoff Elementary Schools with a planned capacity of 522 students. This facility is one of the first schools to be designed and built in the 2017 Bond Program. Following the AISD vision of creating 21st-century learning spaces for students, the new elementary school will incorporate flexible spaces allowing for collaborative, interdisciplinary, and project-driven learning.

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: $36,167,000
  • Total Budget: $36,227,000
  • Anticipated Opening Date: August 2020
  • Trustee: Yasmin Wagner
  • Location: Southeast of the intersection of Trissino Dr. and Escarpment Blvd.
  • Planned Capacity: 522

Project Team

  • Architecture and Engineering Team: BGKA
  • Construction-Management-at-Risk Team: Flintco
  • Campus Architectural Team:
    • Megan Counihan, Principal at Baranoff ES
    • David Crissey, Principal at Kiker ES
    • Malisa O’Connell, Instructional Staff
    • Beth Cantu, Administrative Staff
    • Kristi Samon, Administrative Staff
    • Travis Nichols, Parent
    • Karina Cruz, Parent
    • Katy Smith, Parent
    • Amanda Krueger, Parent
    • Jessica Henderson, Parent
    • Melissa Tanis, Parent
    • Anoop Gopakumaran Nair, Community Member
    • Karen Hibpshman, Community Member