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Lago Vista ISD
District Information


District Mission
Lago Vista Independent School District will equip students for the rigors of the 21st century by preparing them for a global-based digital economy. Lago Vista ISD will be recognized as a leader in educational innovation through technology, facilities, curriculum, volunteerism, and instruction.


District Vision
Lago Vista Independent School District will continue to establish a tradition of excellence by providing engaging curriculum and instruction that encourages collaboration, communication, and critical thinking, by leading educational innovation in technology and facilities, and by fostering community partnerships that create a community of learners dedicated to promoting high expectations and achievement for all students. 



District At-a-Glance

Student Enrollment: 1,436

Campuses:
  • Lago Vista High School (9-12)
  • Lago Vista Middle School (6-8)
  • Lago Vista Intermediate School (4-5)
  • Lago Vista Elementary School (PK-3)


UIL Classification:
 3A, Division I

Student to Teacher Ratio: 14.3

Average Years of Experience for Teachers:
 14

Average Years in LVISD for Teachers:
 6.8

Average SAT Score: 
1523

Average ACT Score:
 23.3
 
Ranking: #5 District in the Austin Area for Academic Achievement

For additional information on Lago Vista ISD, please view our District Brochure.



Community
Lago Vista ISD is located in Travis County on the north shore of Lake Travis and is part of the greater Austin metropolitan area. The District encompasses 35 square miles and serves the cities of Lago Vista, Point Venture, and South Jonestown Hills.


History
The first school in the Lago Vista area was established in 1895 as a one room, one teacher, one student school district. In 1973, a small elementary/middle school was constructed on Dawn Drive and in 1975, Lago Vista ISD became a K-12 system. Construction of the first high school building was completed in 1976. Since the 1999-2000 school year, the District has grown by about 40%.


Current Enrollment (2015-2016)
  14-15 15-16
Lago Vista Elementary (PK-4) 522 551
Lago Vista Middle School  (5-8) 396 425
Lago Vista High School  (9-12) 435 460
Total Enrollment 1,353 1,436


Tax Rate
Lago Vista is one of only a few school districts still offering an additional 20% homestead exemption from taxation, which provides homeowners one of the lowest tax bills in the area.

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