History

The Lake Travis Independent School District serves the growing area of Lake Travis, located approximately 20 miles west of Austin, TexasOriginally a component of the Dripping Springs ISD, Lake Travis ISD was formed on June 12, 1981.  At that time, 541 students were enrolled in grades K - 12. Since then, District enrollment has increased to approximately 8,300 students in eight campuses, including:

 
  • Bee Cave Elementary (Grades K-5)
  • Lake Pointe Elementary (Grades K-5)
  • Lake Travis Elementary (Grades EE-5)
  • Lakeway Elementary (Grades K-5)
  • Lake Travis Middle (Grades 6-8)
  • Lake Travis High (Grades 9-12)

  • Principals and additional information for each school can be found in the left sidebar.
     

    The District encompasses 118.2 square miles that are bound by the shores of Lake Travis on the north, Travis and Hays county line on the south, the Pedernales River to the west, and Lake Austin and Barton Creek to the east.
     
    District Enrollment by campus and grade 2013-2014
     
    Campus EEPKKG123456789101112SUM
    Bee Cave Elementary143154173175152146
    943
    Hudson Bend Middle School302315318
    935
    Lake Pointe Elementary95989099110120612
    Lake Travis Elementary15103145137141138135140
    954
    Lake Travis High School6576155675302369
    Lake Travis Middle School3233723461041
    Lakeway Elementary8794104126118145674
    Serene Hills Elementary110130115134120134743
    GRAND TOTAL151035806136236726356856256876646576155675308271
     
    Construction and Renovation
    On November 8, 2011, nearly 58 percent of District voters approved a $158.5 million bond referendum to fund the construction of a new elementary school, West Cypress Hills Elementary, and new Lake Travis Middle School; the expansion of Lake Travis High School into the current Lake Travis Middle School campus; the expansion of Hudson Bend Middle School; upgrades for existing facilities; and district-wide improvements.
     

    In 2003, voters approved a $36,275,000 school bond election. The three-year bond series included improvements at various elementary schools, including major renovation at Lake Travis Elementary School, district-wide technology and utility upgrades, and other district-wide site improvements.

     
    Additionally, in September 2005, voters approved a $126,830,000 school bond election. The five-year bond series included the renovation and expansion of Lake Travis High School. Other items in the package consisted of a fifth elementary school (Serene Hills); expansion of both Lake Travis and Hudson Bend middle schools; improvements to various athletic facilities; construction of a transportation facility/warehouse; and land acquisition in anticipation of future growth and facilities.
     
    Since 2004, Lake Travis voters have approved more than $321.5 million in school bonds.