Austin ISD Will Begin Public Meetings On School Closures Next Week

Sep 17, 2019

The Austin Independent School District will begin a series of public meetings next week at schools affected by its proposal to close and consolidate 12 campuses across the district.

These are the first meetings AISD is hosting with parents after it proposed dramatic changes throughout the district, including closings, consolidations and program expansions. 

Here are the meetings happening over the next few weeks: 

  • Sept. 23 - Pease Elementary School, 7:30-8:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Pease closure
  • Sept. 24 - Metz Elementary School, 7:30-8:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Metz closure)
  • Sept. 25 - Sims Elementary School, 7:30-8:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Norman-Sims consolidation)
  • Sept. 25 - Webb Middle School, 5:30-7 p.m. (to discuss potential Webb closure)
  • Sept. 26 - Brooke Elementary, 7:30-8:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Brooke closure)
  • Sept. 27 - Maplewood Elementary, 7:30-8:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Maplewood closure)
  • Sept. 28 - Austin High School, 12-2 p.m. (to discuss districtwide changes)
  • Sept. 30 - Ridgetop Elementary, 8-9 a.m. (to discuss potential Ridgetop closure)
  • Sept. 30 - Northeast High School, 6-8 p.m. (to discuss changes at Webb, Dobie, Northeast, Ridgetop and Reilly)
  • Oct. 1 - Location TBD, 6-8 p.m. (to discuss Brooke, Govalle, Linder, Pease, Zavala, Metz and Sachez changes)
  • Oct. 2 - Joslin Elementary, 7:30-8:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Joslin closure)
  • Oct. 3 - Dawson Elementary, 12-1 p.m. (to discuss potential Dawson closure)
  • Oct. 3 - Campbell Elementary, 6-8 p.m. (to discuss potential Maplewood, Cambell, Blackshear consolidation)
  • Oct. 4 - Bertha Sadler Means, 8:30-9:30 a.m. (to discuss potential Bertha Sadler Means closure)
  • Oct. 8 - Pecan Springs Elementary, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (to discuss potential Pecan Springs closure)
  • Oct. 8 - Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy, 6-8 p.m. (to discuss changes at Sadler Means, Garcia, Pecan Springs, Winn, Pickle, Sims and Norman)
  • Oct. 9 - Palm Elementary, 7:45-8:45 a.m. (to discuss potential Palm closure)
  • Oct. 9 - Crocket High School, 6-8 p.m. (to discuss changes at Joslin, Dawson, St. Elmo and Galindo)
  • Oct. 10- Bedicheck Middle School, 6-8 p.m. (to discuss changes at Palm, Perez, Langford and Covington)