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Awards & Honors

No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School 2006

Designated as an "Exemplary" campus by the Texas Education Agency, 1994 - 2002, 2004, 2006 - 2011. Recognized 2005.

Rising Star Writing and Art Project State Finalists/Winners, 1997-2006.

Texas Business and Education Coalition: Just For Kids High Performing School.

National Center for Educational Accountability Consistently High Performing School.

Recognition in Texas Monthly Magazine: 4th Grade Reading Performance.

Texas Book Festival - Student Panelist Neil Byers, 2005.

Texas Book Festival - Poetry Slam Participant Ashleigh Failla, 2005.

Grand Champion, Elementary Div. Houston Livestock Show - Christy Beltz, 2006, Gold Medal - Daren Garza 2010.

First Place, Elementary Division of the Houston Rodeo Art contest, 1995 - 1996.

American Traffic Safety Services Art Contest Winners: Angela Ramos (1st) and Daren Garza (2nd) March 2010.

Honorable Mention for fictional short stories in Texas Magazine, 2001.

Students published in The Elementary Writer, 1996 - 1999.

Billboard Art, District Winner, 1998.

Tri-County winner of Fire Poster Contest, 1997 - 1998.

H.O.S.T.S. National Exemplary Program Award, 1998 - 2005.

Excellent rating for student newspaper, The Satellite, by the National Elementary Newspaper Association, 1999.

L.E.A.F. Grant recipients 2004 - 2010, 2014, 2015

Lone Star State Scholars 3rd - 5th Grade 2005 - 2010.

Sam's Club Teacher of the Year - 5th Grade Teacher Doreen Reynolds 2009.

District Teachers of The Year: Karen Slavinski 2000, Kay Danziger 2002, Karen Beaver 2004, Paul Wagner 2005.

Junior Achievement for grades Kindergarten - 5th, 1995 - present.

Gold Performance Award 2010 - Austin was the only school in LCISD to receive all 7 acknowledgements and 1 in 34 Texas schools to achieve at this level.

H.O.S.T.S. Mentoring and Intervention Best Practices Award 2005-2006.

National Center for Education Achievement designee 2011.

No Place for Hate Program - Recognized school in 2012 -2014

2013 - 2014 TEA Reports Distinguished in 5 categories:  Reading / ELA, Science, Math, Post Secondary Readiness and Top 25% Closing Performance Gaps