Travis High School is an Austin Independent School District
campus located in South Austin at 1211 E. Oltorf. The school is named after Texas legend William B. Travis, known for commanding the Battle of the Alamo. Constructed in 1953, it is one of the oldest schools in the Austin area.
Travis High School serves approximitely 1,600 9th-12th grade students. The school truly lives by its motto "committed to excellence," and has made great strides in just a few short years.
Their award-winning faculty and innovative academic programs have helped this school become a model campus. Travis High School now serves as a Mentor Campus through the Texas Education Agency’s Mentor Program. They are also partners in a vertical program that helps ensure students from local schools receive a consistent and coordinated curriculum from kindergarten through college.
Travis High offers a wide range of programs designed to help its students excel in high school and beyond. For incoming freshman, there's a transition program that focuses on teaching new high school students good study skills and social skills.
The Go Center, located in the school's counseling center, is a college and transition center created to provide parents and students with information about higher education, financial aid, and career options. They also offer assistance with SAT and ACT testing and registration.
In addition to a wide range of Advanced Placement programs, Lake Travis also offers a Communications Academy for students interested in gaining skills and experience in multimedia, television production, and telecommunications. Students in this program even have the opportunity to write and produce their own television program called YouthVUE.
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