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 9,200 students in nine campuses, including:

 


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.
 
Enrollment by campus and grade for 2015-2016 school year (as of Oct. 30, 2015 official snapshot)
 
Campus EEPKKG123456789101112SUM
Bee Cave Elementary11389103111116102 
634
Hudson Bend Middle School378387331
1096
Lake Pointe Elementary10 42 93104118122116108713
Lake Travis Elementary588127153124127129126
879
Lake Travis High School7466896506092694
Lake Travis Middle School3743813531108
Lakeway Elementary97104116117132148714
Serene Hills Elementary86104120145134171
760
West Cypress
Hills Elementary 
  82106 108 100 98 109        603 
GRAND TOTAL15130598660689722725764 7686847466916506099203
 
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.