Lakeway Elementary School
1701 Lohman’s Crossing Road, Austin, Texas 78734
Phone: (512) 533-6350 Fax: (512) 533-6351
Samuel Hicks, Principal
School Motto: "Leading the Way toward Excellence."
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Lakeway Elementary strives to create a positive learning environment geared to meet the needs of students, teachers, and the community. Students are expected to gain self-esteem, problem solving skills and leadership qualities, and to develop a team player attitude as they acquire a life-long desire to learn. Teachers, school staff, parents and community encourage students to meet high expectations for learning and behavior. Language arts, reading, writing, math, science and social studies are integrated through a unit approach. Social skills and character education, including behavioral expectations, are taught daily. Students are expected to make good decisions for their learning and behavior based on what they are taught. Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) is built into the daily schedule to help establish a lifelong love of reading. A reading teacher is available to offer help as needed. In the library, students learn to enjoy literature, use the library and develop research skills.
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Special Area Classes
On a rotating basis, the campus offers art, music, physical education and a variety of computer classes.
Lakeway Elementary offers the following support programs: Resource, Learning Lab, Content Mastery, Speech, Special Education, Discovery (Gifted and Talented Program), counseling, health services, UIL academics, after-school extended care, tutorials (Grades 2-5) and community education classes.
Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade students receive a learning profile reflecting the growth of the child in areas of cognitive and social development. Grades Three, Four and Five students receive numerical grades in: Language Arts, Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Letter grades are given to all students in PE, Art, Computer and Music.
Opportunities for Student Service
Student Council (Grades 3-5)
Kinder Buddies (Kindergarten and Grade 5)
Community Service Project
Kardivas Girls Club
EarlyAct/FirstKnight (Lakeway Rotary, Knights of the Guild)
Lakeway Elementary earned an Exemplary rating in 2010-11.