What Makes Dawson So Awesome?
- We serve all of our amazing students at the highest achievement levels.
- We are a Title I Reward School.
- We are one of two schools in Austin ISD to have the Early Act First Knight Character Education Program, sponsored by the Downtown Rotary Club. (Knights on horseback, knighting ceremonies for student leaders, EAFK Service Club, and much more!)
- We are one of Austin ISD's Dual Language Pilot Schools.
- We have a beautiful campus and grounds, with lots of room for expansion and many improvements made by the district in recent years.
- We LOVE to include all of the wonderful students in our five AISD. special unit programs!
- ALL of our students can access all areas of our campus with ease!
- We have many partnerships with St. Edwards University and the University of Texas.
- Our Literacy First Program provides outstanding reading support to our primary classrooms.
- We have many cool events and programs like our Harvest Hop, Talent Show, Sock Hop, Kite Day, monthly Author's Teas and Math Talks, Superstar Student Celebrations, Family Thanksgiving Meal, U.T. Neighborhood Longhorns Partnership, Writing and Science Camps, Summer Learning Programs, Texas River School Partnership, and much more!
- We are a safe community located in a great location in south-central Austin.
- We have a long history serving the Austin community
- Laura Bush was our librarian!