Welcome to Mathews Elementary School

Mathews Elementary is an award-winning, small, downtown school with an outstanding staff, and the most diverse elementary student body in Austin, Texas. Our mission is to educate children with positive attitudes, academic foundations, and a lifelong love of learning. We educate the world!

Upcoming at Mathews

  • Check out our Great Gatherings page for family friendly events.
  • STEAM & Music Under the Stars – March 3

Recent News

Mazilla Statue

Mathew’s Time Capsule Kickstarter Project

The Mathews Elementary Time Capsule Project Officially Kicks off, Calls on Internet and Art Lovers Everywhere for Support Communities Rally Behind Kickstarter Project to Build a 100-Year Time Capsule and Bronze Statue of ‘Mazilla’ AUSTIN, TX February 6, 2017 — Today, the Mathews Elementary Time Capsule Project officially launched on Kickstarter, kicking off a 30-day […]

Art to the Heart Winners Jan & Feb 2017

“Art to the Heart” Winners – Jan/Feb 2017

It’s a “Happy New Year” for art students at Mathews Elementary who were selected as the “Art to the Heart” winners for January/February. Congratulations to Clementine, Jeremiah, Taj, Horizen, Mian, Weston and Ghaydaa for showing great enthusiasm and tenacity in their artwork!


Mathews Elementary Time Capsule Project

Extremely Limited Photo Opportunity! Help fund the Mathews Elementary Time Capsule Project Get a ONE-OF-A-KIND portrait of your business, family, friends or employees shot by professional photographer Jessica Klima for inclusion into the Mathews Time Capsule.  You’ll also get a printed copy to keep.  Professional photographer Jessica Klima will take the portrait at your place of […]


“Art to the Heart” Winners for October/November 2016

Congratulations to our first “Art to the Heart” winners for October/November 2016 — Axel, Alina, Allysia, Elena, Julie, Katherine and Mikaela!  The “Art to the Heart” award is given to students who show tenacity in their art class and who have fun with creativity at Mathews Elementary.  Way to go Mathews’ students!


Mathews Skate Party!! Thursday, Nov 17 6pm – 8:30pm

The 100th Birthday Celebrations continue with this kick-off party for our Mazilla Time Capsule! Hokey Pokey, Limbo, Races, Fog Machines & music! KickStarter Fundraiser Campaign & Happy Salute to all our Mathews Friends and Alumni. Get your peeps to turn out for the Grade/Class Count Competition (no matter what year you graduated) *Please no outside food […]