Author: Daniel Cernero

Translation & Interpretation Services

COVID-19: Translation and Interpretation Support Services Overview Leander ISD is a fast-growing, multicultural school district in Central Texas. Our diverse population reflects many languages and cultures. Translation Services...

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Goals of ESL The goal of the ESL program is to develop English language proficiency using second language methodology through explicit instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in all academic areas. Description...

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Job Applicants FAQs

FAQs How do I apply for a position at Leander ISD? Please fill out an online application on our website. All applicants are required to have a submitted application to be considered for any position in Leander ISD. If certified...

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STAAR Information

Overview What scores are needed to pass STAAR EOC exams? The Texas Education Agency (TEA) identifies four performance categories: Masters Grade Level: Performance at this level indicates that a student shows mastery of the...

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Tax Information

Visit this page for a year-by-year breakdown of the tax rate, along with information on how the property tax system works in Texas.

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Léelo en español aquí All students, new and returning, must complete their immunization requirements for school. The health services staff at your campus will be able to review your students’ immunization records and offer...

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Severe Allergy Management

Overview Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.  Common examples of triggers include foods, latex, insects and medication.  Exposure can lead to various symptoms which may include...

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District Health Guidelines

Exclusion LISD follows the Texas Department of Health Guidelines for illness-related exclusions from school. A student will be sent home if they have a fever of 100.0 Fahrenheit or above or any other contagious symptoms...

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Community Disease & Health Updates

Overview For your convenience, LISD has compiled important information regarding communicable diseases and health issues. We will continue to post the most current information available. Flu Influenza (flu) is a contagious...

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RSS News

  • The Compass: Feb. 7, 2023 February 7, 2023
    Although things in #1LISD slowed down for a couple of cold, icy days, the district is back in action. Catch up on the latest, including * an update on the recent weather’s impact to the academic calendar; * upcoming community forums on middle and high school attendance zones; * a new Feedback & Applications resource […]
  • Human Sexuality Curriculum for 2022–23 Offered with Opt-In February 7, 2023
    In Leander ISD, students in Grades 7–9 are taught Human Sexuality Curriculum through presentations by LifeGuard, an independent organization. Parents or legal guardians are required to opt-in their student to participate.
  • 2023–24 Academic Calendar Approved; 2024–25 Drafted February 7, 2023
    At the Jan. 26 Board meeting, Trustees approved the 2023–24 academic calendar, closing out a monthslong process of community feedback and consideration of multiple options.

RSS Support

  • Guidelines for Assisting Students with the Costs of Fine Arts Participation November 2, 2022
    Philosophy Statement LISD desires that no student is to be denied the opportunity to participate in a fine arts organization due to their family’s socio-economic situation.  History of the Program The program was established in the 2006–2007 school year and was intended to provide assistance for LISD students in performing arts and cheer organizations. The […]
  • Early College High School January 20, 2022
    The Early College HS initiative is an open-enrollment program that blends college and high school coursework, enabling students to earn up to two years of college credit (60 hours), tuition-free, while enrolled in high school. English Presentation Spanish Presentation Application Applicants must be current LISD 8th-grade students in good standing to be advanced to the […]
  • Special Programs: Handbook November 5, 2021
    Vision Watch on YouTube Index The Special Programs and Services Handbook serves as a resource to families, teachers, and students who qualify for services, as well as the general public, to better understand the opportunities we provide. Special Programs Process Resources Roles & Responsibilities Click on the graphic below to see the details for each […]