Welcome to Austin Elementary School!

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

To register, please call 832-223-1000 to make an appointment.


Registration

Registering your future Astronaut is as simple as 1-2-3-4!
1. Visit LCISD.org > Students and Parents > Registration and scroll down to Students New to LCISD
2. Follow directions to locate your campus and complete the New Student Online Enrollment Application
3. Gather the required documents: Proof of Residency (closing documents, leasing agreement, fixed utility bill - electric, gas, water), copy of parent/guardian driver's license, student birth certificate, student immunization records
4.Call 832-223-1000 or email [email protected] to make an appointment to drop off documents


Attendance

Attendance notes may be sent by email but must come from a parent's verified email account. The email must be sent to the campus attendance clerk when your student returns to school. Please include your student's first name, last name, teacher name, grade and the date(s) which your student was absent. Please send your email to: [email protected]

Parent Information

Kinder Round Up 2024-2025

School Hours

School Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. 
Students who arrive after 7:15 a.m. are tardy. 

Breakfast 6:45 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
1st Bell 7:05 a.m.
Tardy Bell 7:15 a.m.
Dismissal Bell 2:40 p.m.

 

Upcoming Events at Austin

April 9 - 11: STAAR Testing - Closed Campus
April 16: STAAR Testing - Closed Campus
April 18: 1st Grade Music Program
April 22 - May 3: Kinder Round Up
April 23 - 25: STAAR Testing - Closed Campus

Austin PTO

To learn more about the Austin PTO, please visit their website and Facebook page:
Austin PTO Website
Austin PTO Facebook Page

Follow Austin Elementary

Please join us on Facebook to see pictures of school events and activities! 
 




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Lunch Times

Kinder - Lemos, Sorbel: 11:50 a.m.
Kinder - Silva, Countryman, Fletcher: 12 p.m.
1st - Murphy, Harris: 11:30 a.m.
1st - Stockslager, Therrian, Young: 11:35 a.m.
2nd - Lohn, Stone: 12:20 p.m.
2nd - Ferguson, Tom, Venegas: 12:25 p.m.
3rd - Almendarez, Fetterman, Grimes: 11:10 a.m.
3rd - Broxson, Van Maanen: 11:15 a.m.
4th - Bullard, Allen: 10:30 a.m.
4th - Cruickshank, Faith, Burke: 10:35 a.m.
5th - Krenek, Covington: 10:50 a.m.
5th - Frewin, Lepler: 10:55 a.m.

Cafeteria

school cafe

Breakfast and lunch are FREE to all students at Austin, but students may purchase a la carte items. Your child's student ID number will also be their lunch number. You can also use this number to add money to their account online. Students will use their SMART Tag in the lunch line.

To make a payment on your child's account, please login to www.schoolcafe.com. 

For parent online help, please call 855-729-2328 or email [email protected].

To put restrictions on your child's account, please call 832-223-0180 or through your student's account on www.schoolcafe.com


SMART Tags

Lamar CISD implemented the SMART Tag system, which is designed to improve the safety and security of students who utilize school bus transportation. For more information, please click here.

If your student lost or breaks their SMART Tag, parents will need to purchase a new SMART Tag for $5.00.  Click here to purchase a new SMART Tag.

Please do not bend or punch a hole into the SMART Tag. 

  

Transportation Changes

Transportation changes must be submitted to the front office before 2:10 p.m. Transportation changes must be submitted by phone call or by a written note. 

On early release days, transportation changes must be submitted to the front office before 11 a.m. 

Permanent transportation changes must be made in writing.

  

Campus Forms & Documents   

After School Care   

For on-site after school care, please call the YMCA at 281-341-0791. Their program is for students K-5 and offered Monday - Friday (on regular school days) until 6:30 p.m. 

Below are the after school care facilities that provide transportation to and from Austin. 
Funshine Academy - 281-342-9624
Kids R Kids - 832-451-1111
Tree House Academy - 832-595-8500

Car Riders   

Please get a White Austin Visor Tag from your student's teacher. 

Place the White Austin Visor Tag in your front window.

If someone else picks up your child, please make sure they have the White Austin Visor Tag.

Please follow the car rider line route on the side of the building. 

All car riders must be picked up in the car ride line. 

Walkers/Bikers

Please meet your student(s) at the flag pole in the front of the bike rack.

Walker/Bikers will be released first. Please be at the flag pole at 2:40 p.m.

Kinder and 1st grade students must have an adult or older sibling present to receive their child. Individuals receiving Kinder or 1st grade students at the flag pole will need to be in possession of a picture ID, so the staff member can verify release authorization on the first day of school. We will then give a White Austin Walker/Biker Tag to use the following days. You could also get a White Austin Walker/Biker Tag from your child's teacher.

For Kinder and 1st grade, please email your child's teacher if you give permission for your child to be released by an older sibling. We must have this parent permission documentation on file. 

We will not release students to parents parked in the parking lot. You must meet your child at the flag pole. 

News

How to Get Involved

Aug 22, 2022 | Lamar CISD Communications

Are you or someone you know Interested in getting involved with the District but don’t know how?

There are numerous ways that anyone can support Lamar CISD through a variety of community service and volunteer opportunities.

District-Wide Opportunities:

Advisory Committees
Your input and expertise are important to us. Please consider serving on one of our many District advisory committees.

• Attendance Boundary Committee
• CTE Advisory Board

• Citizens’ Bond Committee

• District-wide Student Improvement Council (DSIC)

• GT Parent Advisory Committee

• School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

• Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

• Technology Advisory Committee

If you or someone you know is interested in serving, please click HERE for more information.

Common Threads
Common Threads supports Lamar CISD families in need. Their focus is on providing clothing and toiletry items for eligible families.

Common Threads relies on donations and contributions from local businesses and community members.

Donations are accepted throughout the year at every Lamar CISD campus, or at Common Threads on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All donations are tax-deductible. Please contact Elida Castillo, Common Threads Manager, at 832-223-0342 or [email protected] for more information.

The Common Threads facility is located at the Old Jane Long Historic Gym, 414 S. 9th Street, Richmond, Texas 77469.


Connect
Connect was established to support child development and improve student achievement through bridging the connections between families, schools, businesses, and organizations.

The numerous year-round programs provided by Connect and its partners engage students in hands-on learning experiences that help them make academic connections and build background knowledge while strengthening the family-school-community partnership.

If you or your organization is interested in partnering with Connect, please email Jane Devine, Title I Special Projects Coordinator, at [email protected].

L.A.M.P. Mentoring Program
Mentors serve as positive role models and motivate students to become their best. They offer students a pathway to expand their life perspectives, overcome obstacles, build on their strengths to make positive choices, and develop essential school and life skills. Click HERE for more information on becoming a L.A.M.P. Mentor.

Project L.E.A.R.N.
Project L.E.A.R.N. is another program that can positively impact the entire family. Parents are allowed to increase their literacy levels through enrollment in English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes. The program also offers classes in computer learning, financial literacy, and many other areas for every family member to learn and grow to ensure student success. All classes are FREE of charge. If you are a community member or local business interesting in working with Project L.E.A.R.N, please contact Tori Hernandez, Parent and Community Facilitator, at 832- 233-0384 or email [email protected].


Volunteer Service Hours
Lamar CISD students can find Community Service opportunities as well as record service hours via SchoolLinks. To complete service records, Students canlog into SchooLinks, click on Careers, and then select Opportunities.

For more information about all volunteer opportunities at Lamar CISD, please email Dr. Kanesha Waites, Director of Community Relations, at [email protected].

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