Campus Phone: 832-223-1000

Welcome to Austin Elementary!

School Hours:

Students may not arrive on campus before 7:00 a.m.
Student breakfast is served 7:00 a.m. - 7:20 a.m. daily
Student Day:
First Bell:     7:20 a.m.
Tardy Bell:   7:30 a.m.
Dismissal Bell:   2:55 p.m.
Teacher Day:    7:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Office Hours:   7:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Conference Times:

Pre-K: 8:05 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
Kindergarten: 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
1st Grade: 9:25 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
2nd Grade: 10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
3rd Grade: 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
4th Grade: 12:55 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
5th Grade: 1:50 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. 

Please send a note or email to your student's teacher for an appointment.

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STEP 1: Click the link below to complete the online pre-registration form:

STEP 2: 
Contact our school to schedule an appointment (832-223-1000)

Make sure to provide the following necessary registration documents:

  • Proof of Residence: parent/legal guardian’s current utility bill (gas/water/electric)
  • Parent/guardian’s picture ID
  • Student’s birth certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Final report card from previous school for grades 1-5 showing your child has advanced to the next grade level 

*** If you prefer, you may submit all documents electronically to scanned/PDF copies are preferred. If sending cell phone pictures, make sure the pictures are clear and not blurry.



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    Important Contacts

    Janice Harvey - Principal
    Steffenie Horelica - Assistant Principal 
    Elaine Thomas - Counselor 
    Rachel C. Falcon - Administrative Assistant 
    Jaime Gutheinz - Clerk

    Tiffany Sutherland - Nurse
    Jennifer Wagner - Librarian
    Michelle Mosley - Math Coach
    Kyndra Gurbach - ESL Coach 

    Student Dress Code

    - Red, White or Navy Blue collared shirt (no logos and no hoods)
    - Austin Elementary spirit shirts (purchased from PTO) 

    - Khaki, Navy, Black or Denim pants, shorts, skirts, skorts or jumpers
    - Denim blue jeans must be plain with no pictures, embroidery, designs or words other than the brand name in the waist area and must comply with the LCISD dress code regulations.

    - NO backless shoes

    2022-2023 Instructional Calendar

    Gifted and Talented Information

    If you would like a referral form to nominate your child for the 2022-2023 LCISD GT program, please contact Saundra Pletka at  Be sure to include name, school, grade level, and teacher in the email.  A form must be on file by December 17, 2021 to screen your child for the 2022-2023 school year.   Kindergarten students do not need to be referred, as all students are screened for the program.


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    Lamar CISD Board of Trustees Approve 2022 – 2023 Raises and Stipends

    Aug 24, 2022 | Lamar CISD Communications

    In Lamar CISD, we emphasize the importance of speaking life into our students and supporting them as they reach success in the classroom and beyond.

    The Board of Trustees appreciates the hard work and dedication of all Lamar CISD employees and, as a result, the following raises and Special Education stipends were unanimously approved by the Lamar CISD Board of Trustees at the August 22 Board Meeting.  


    Raises and Stipends Approved: 

    • Beginning Teacher Salary - $61,000 
    • $500 Stipend for New Teachers 
    • $500 Stipend for Returning Teachers  
      • Paid for with ESSER funds 
    • Raises for all returning staff: 
      • Flat raise of $1,950 for teachers, paid according to the Teacher Hiring Schedule (avg. 3%) 
      • 3% of midpoint raise for all other staff 


    • New paygrade tables with increases: 
      • Child Nutrition staff (hourly) - $3/hr. raise, plus 3% of midpoint raise  
      • Custodial staff (hourly) - $1/hr. raise, plus 3% of midpoint raise 
      • *Instructional paraprofessionals (hourly) - $1/hr. raise, plus 3% of midpoint raise 


    • Special Education Stipend Program: 
      • Staff in self-contained programs that were combined due to a teacher vacancy will receive an additional stipend. 
        • Paraprofessionals - $5,000 
        • Teachers - $7,000 (In addition to the $3000 already received) 
        • *Campus Administrators - $4,000 
    • All other Special Education Paraprofessionals will receive stipends as follows: 
      • Resource/inclusion - $1,000 
      • Self-contained programs - $1,500 
      • Additional Support Paraprofessionals - $5,000 
      • Deaf-Blind Interveners - $5,000 
    • All resource and inclusion teachers will receive a stipend of $2,000. 
    • Retention Stipends  
      • Speech Pathologists and ARD Specialists - $2,000 
      • Itinerant and Related Service Staff - $3,000 
      • Diagnosticians and School Psychologists - $4,000. 

    *Instructional Paraprofessionals are anyone employed as a Teacher’s Aide who provides instructional support in a classroom. For a complete list of Instructional paraprofessionals, please see page 8 of the attached “2022-2023 Compensation Plan.”  

    *Campus Administrator $4,000 stipend is split between Campus Principal and Assistant Principal who supervises Special Education.

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    Principal: Janice Harvey
    Current Enrollment: 639

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    Richmond, TX 77406

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