Blackshear Fine Arts Academy


Note: families must have completed all steps in the registration process and be actively enrolled at Austin ISD in order to receive a Chromebook or iPad.

iPad pickup for grades Pre-K through second


Dear Austin ISD Family, 

Early this morning, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees approved a revised school calendar which reflects students’ first day as September 8. 

Austin ISD is happy to announce the launch of our mobile app—a new way to stay connected.

The app will allow all AISD students, staff and families to receive notifications from the district and campuses for which they wish to subscribe.

At-Home Distance Teaching and Learning:

Austin ISD will host two virtual information sessions to help give students, families and staff a stronger sense of what the return to school will look and feel like in August. 

The health and safety of our students and staff are at the forefront of all of our decisions.

We know our parents and staff have some questions regarding how school may look in just over a month.

We're here to help you with your needs this summer.

Because Blackshear Elementary participates in the Community Eligibility Provision Program, or Provision 2, your family is automatically eligible to apply for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to buy

Our community is in pain. The killing of George Floyd has rocked the nation during the time that our own city is in mourning with the recent loss of Mike Ramos.

The Campus Advisory Council will meet virutally on Tuesday, May 26 at 4 PM. Please contact Rick Garner at rick.garner@austinisd if you would like to attend as a citizen or make a citizen's comment. 

Austin ISD is here to serve you. We know it’s not always easy to find time to reach out and that other unforeseen obstacles can present additional changes.

AISD families, voice your opinions about these important issues:

The Campus Advisory Council will meet on Monday, 5/11/2020 via Zoom. 

If you would like to be part of the audience or address the Council through Citizens Communications, please contact Rick Garner at

Blackshear Elementary is accepting transfers of ALL GRADES for the 2020-21 school year! The school has the most room for kindergarten transfers.

Monday-Friday, from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., families may drop off non-working Austin ISD Chromebooks at:

Did you know that today is El Dia Del Niño (Children's Day)?

Our Campus Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 3:30 PM in the library. 

Dear Blackshear Elementary Families,

Good evening, I am calling to inform you that out of an abundance of caution, the District has decided to again cancel classes at Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3rd. The District will continue the thorough and deep cleaning of the school.