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This Summer, Kids Eat Free with LISD

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

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

Leander ISD focused on growing leaders from within

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

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

Leander ISD partners with local law enforcement to keep students safe

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

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

Hiring season is in full swing for Leander ISD

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

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

Leander ISD takes important step to safeguard student health

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

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.

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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

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

LISD busy preparing for 2017-18 school year

Summertime for school districts often reminds me of an ant hill. From the outside, everything appears calm with empty parking lots, still playgrounds and quiet fields. However, behind the scenes, … more
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