Superintendent's Report
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It is important that those representing our community in state government understand the challenges and opportunities of public school. With that in mind, a trio of LISD trustees (Vice President … more
In an effort to meet the needs of hungry children during the summer months, the federal government offers the Summer Food Service Program. This federal program ensures that all children have access … more
Leander ISD focused on growing leaders from withinBy DAN TROXELL, Leander ISD SuperintendentAs the 10th-fastest growing district in Texas, Leander ISD is slated to add approximately 1,000 new … more
Leander ISD is in something of a unique position: because of its size (more than 200 square miles), the district falls under the jurisdictions of multiple law enforcement agencies. Travis County, … more
I have worked in and visited many great public schools in my more than 30 years of education. However, I have never been a part of a district that offers the kinds of opportunities for students that … more
Leander ISD students shine on the biggest stages. Our philosophy in educating the whole child includes robust fine arts and athletics programs that excel in competitions throughout the state.I was … more
Survey shows Leander ISD schools excel in supporting families By Dan Troxell, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools more
The partnership between school staff and families is perhaps the most crucial element in the education of our children. We have the privilege of teaching a child for nearly eight hours a day, five … more
This time of year is always busy for our human resources department. Much like the real estate market and the weather in Central Texas, things heat up in the late spring and early summer as families … more
Growth is good. After adding the most students in the Austin area over the past decade, Leander ISD will continue adding 1,000 new students each year for the foreseeable future, making it No. 9 in … more
Following a public hearing last week, the LISD Board of Trustees approved of the use of unassigned epinephrine on district campuses in accordance with Texas Education Code (TEC).Our intention is to … more
We serve the best generation of students I have seen in my 30 years in public education. The students, young men and young women who attend Leander ISD are compassionate, caring and talented. In … more
What a great first week of school! It was a pleasure to visit so many campuses as students returned to the classroom, and I hope you are as excited as I am about another tremendous year of … more
Leander ISD is fortunate to have dedicated partners in the education of our children.Businesses, community non-profits and faith-based organizations all work with us to ensure bright futures for … more
I want to encourage our most significant supporters to take time this holiday season to recharge, and I also want to ask our community to share some holiday cheer with our educators. more
Most of us can remember a teacher who impacted us in ways that extended beyond a classroom lesson.Instead, a teacher made a meaningful connection on a personal level, perhaps igniting a love of … more
Our students love our teachers, and I agree. Leander ISD offers the best teachers in the state and nation.Each month, I ask students to share feedback with the superintendent through our Student … more
Graduation time is always cause for celebration. It is the product of countless reports, exams, field days, art projects, school dances, science fairs, tournaments and performances. We, as a … more
Leander ISD high schools offer amazing opportunities for students inside and outside the classroom. In October, we asked students to share details about their involvement in extracurricular … more
It is always a pleasure to welcome new school board members to district leadership. Being sworn in and celebrated by their family and peers makes it a memorable night. Recently elected … more
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