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Zavala Elementary School

Austin ISD’s 2017 Bond called for the construction of a single, modernized elementary school at the Metz, Sanchez or Zavala campus. As advised by a community planning team, AISD Trustees approved a $25 million investment in Sanchez Elementary School, funding modernization of the campus as one of 17 new or modernized campuses.

As part of the 2017 Bond Program, Zavala will receive nearly $300K of safety and technology upgrades:

  • Improvements to the computer lab
  • Safety Improvements
  • Upgrades to presentation systems

Zavala Elementary School will continue to remain open for East Austin families.

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Key Information

  • Technology and Safety Upgrades Budget:$332,000
  • Trustee: Jayme Mathias
  • Location: 310 Robert T. Martinez Jr. St., Austin, Texas 78702
  • Existing Capacity: 561
  • 2016/2017 Utilization: 62%
School Level: Elementary
District: District 2
Project Type: Modernization

Project Team

  • Martha Castillo, Principal, Metz
  • Roxanna Rodriguez, Assistant Principal, Metz
  • Mary Ellen Alsobrook, Instructional Staff, Metz
  • Odemaris Pozos, Instructional Staff, Metz
  • Laura Ferrer, Counselor, Metz
  • Valerie Estorga, Parent, Metz
  • Nathan Ward, Parent, Metz
  • Azucena Garcia, Principal, Sanchez
  • Stephanie Cortinas, Instructional Staff, Sanchez
  • Leyraliz Hernandez, Instructional Staff, Sanchez
  • Jose Luis Perales, Instructional Staff, Sanchez
  • Leslie D. Inman, Parent, Sanchez
  • Reyna Osorio Silvar, Parent, Sanchez
  • Jose Mejia, Principal, Zavala
  • Angela Bissereth, Instructional Staff, Zavala
  • Holly Lauber, Instructional Staff, Zavala
  • Mayra Lopez, Instructional Staff, Zavala
  • Brenda Garza, Parent, Zavala
  • April Serrano, Parent, Zavala
  • Milly Hernandez, Community Member
  • Marina Islas, Community Member
  • Anthony Martinez, Community Member
  • Aaron Reyes, Community Member
  • Dr. Haydeé Rodríguez, Community Member
  • Dr. Angela Valenzuela, Community Member
  • Kathy Vasquez, Community Member
  • Ryan O’Donnell, STEM Specialist, AISD
  • Dr. Rosa Peña, Director of Leadership Development, AISD
  • Jocelyn Connell, Supervisor for Community Engagement & External Communication, AISD
  • Monica E. Gonzalez, Director for Elementary Schools, AISD