Superintendent's Report
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Saving taxpayer money with energy-efficient schools

As we work to operate efficiently and maximize resources for instruction, Leander ISD proactively monitors and invests in its facilities to provide functional learning environments and responsibly manage taxpayer dollars. more

Building community through language initiatives

Three years ago, when LISD opened Reed Elementary, we were excited to adopt a new bilingual program called two-way Dual Language at the campus. The program immerses native-English and native-Spanish speakers into the same class together starting in … more

Bond Survey Team Reports Findings to Board

A few weeks ago, 500 district residents participated in a phone survey conducted by our partners from Rice University. more

Leander ISD moves forward after voters approve $454.4 million bond

Leander ISD celebrated Veterans Day last week by welcoming America’s heroes to events, performances and learning engagements. more

Preparing Students, Families for Success with Backpack Attack

One of my first impressions when I joined Leander ISD last fall was the level of support our students receive by our entire community. I am so proud to see how full the stands are at every game, … more

Celebrating award-winning band program with Festival of Bands

Last Monday, I joined hundreds of parents, district staff and community members from across Leander ISD who gathered once again at Bible Stadium in Leander to enjoy the Festival of Bands. more

Congratulations, Class of 2017

It is the culmination of years of hard work. It is the product of countless reports, exams, track and field days, art projects, school dances, science fairs, tournaments and performances. It is a time for all the parents, family members, teachers … more

Survey shows Leander ISD schools excel in supporting families

Survey shows Leander ISD schools excel in supporting families By Dan Troxell, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools more

Innovating LISD’s Pre-K Program

In Leander ISD, our priority is to provide the highest quality education to every student — from our youngest learners just starting on their journeys to our graduating seniors preparing to make their way in the world — to ensure they each leave … more

Next steps in exploring a bond election

In Leander ISD, we work hard to keep transparency and open communication with our community. In like manner, I want to do my part in regularly updating you with the progress our Bond Advisory Committee (BAC) and its subcommittees are making in … more

Kicking off the Year with Professional Learning Communities Summit

Welcome back to what promises to be another outstanding school year in Leander ISD! While 2017-18 may be off to a soggy start, our educators are rearing to go after preparing the past several weeks … more

LISD Students Outpacing Peers on Academics, Extra-Curriculars

While some school districts throughout our great state take tremendous pride in having just one state-ranked program, ranging from robotics, to baseball, band or agriculture, Leander ISD features many examples of students achieving at the highest levels. more

Students, community exemplify service to others

Public schools thrive in caring communities like Leander ISD. More than 12,000 parents and community members commit thousands of service hours to our schools each year. more

Readying students for the future through career and technical education

“Leading to a Bright Future” is more than a tagline for us in Leander ISD; it is the underpinning of everything we are working toward. Our goal is to prepare students to graduate equipped with all the skills, tools and knowledge to succeed on whatever path they choose.


Leander ISD Focused on Student Instruction, Teachers with Budget Planning

The Leander ISD Business and Finance Department, in cooperation with campus and district staff, work with our locally elected Board of Trustees for several months to craft an annual budget to serve … more

Fantastic First Day of School in LISD

What an exciting day for us in Leander ISD! The first day of school is one of my favorite days of the year as our schools once again fill with bright, shining faces and the hum of excitement spreads … more

Academic success continues to be at the forefront for Leander ISD

We take tremendous pride in our students’ successes in Leander ISD. This fall, LISD students claimed remarkable accomplishments in arts and athletics programs, but I would like to take a moment to also recognize our academic programs and high-achieving students for their successes in the classroom. Our Advanced Placement program earned a place on the annual AP District Honor Roll for the third consecutive year. more

Growing pains bring traffic challenges to Leander ISD

We are a fortunate community to enjoy such strong economic conditions, a thriving housing market, family-friendly amenities, high-performing schools and close proximity to all Austin has to offer. It is no surprise that Leander ISD has been growing … more

Summer meal program feeds local students

Childhood hunger is a critically important issue for communities throughout the country. While most Americans cannot imagine living regularly without three square meals a day, many children, through … more

Board of Trustees hears from Bond Committee

During the June 15 Board meeting, the co-chairs of the Bond Advisory Committee (BAC) presented its recommendations to the Leander ISD Board of Trustees. Their presentation was the culmination of five … more
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