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Eanes Independent School District
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- Austin, TX
Eanes ISD prides itself on preparing students for success in college and beyond. Approximately 99% of Westlake High School’s graduating class submitted college applications, and many matriculated to prestigious, world-class universities. EISD and Westlake HS have national reputations for excellence. Westlake ranked among the top US high schools in Newsweek magazine. EISD schools earned recognition from other sources, including US News & World Report, Children at Risk organization and Texas ACT Council. Preparation for academic success is a joint effort between high-quality staff, student effort, involved parents, supportive community and a curricular focus that promotes collaboration between teachers.
District goals address student achievement, learning opportunities that prepare students for the future, exemplary employees who are actively committed to improving their practice, a safe learning environment, an effective and efficient allocation of resources, and community engagement.
“My Principal trusts us to do what's best for the children. He does not micro manage, which motivates me to do more to keep his trust. His positive attitude keeps all of his teachers enthusiastic. ”
“I feel appreciated, inspired, successful, and as though our teamwork has a hugely positive impact on the lives of others. I love my job because I feel like I make a difference. ”
“Wanting to always work hard to help my students. I also feel trusted by my principal and that gives me confidence to try new ideas and take chances. ”
“I get to work with children in a supportive environment and my principal not only facilitates, but encourages us to balance work and personal life.”
“I love working with children and take great pride in their successes. I also have very supportive peers and a principle who is exceptional.”