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!

Recent News

Kinder Orientation | April 2nd 9am-10am

All Austin ISD elementary schools welcome families to their campuses April 2nd for Kindergarten Orientation Day! Mathews will hold our orientation from 9am-10am. We look forward to seeing you there! All children who will be 5 years old or older on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll in kindergarten. At each school’s orientation, […]


Mathews Friends for Excellence Scholarship

Deadline: April 12, 2019 The Mathews Elementary School Friends for Excellence Scholarship has been established to recognize former students who have excelled in their academic endeavors, supported their family and/or community through various service projects, and/or participated in extra-curricular activities, and proven that they posses the drive to further their education. The scholarship will be […]


Kids & Technology | Finding balance in a tech heavy world.

We had a very engaging parent conversation last night around the topic of kids and technology and how to find balance. Here are links to each of the presentations. Grace Martino-Brewster, Mathews Principal – Presentation Lauren Gentry, Ph.D., L.S.S.P., Mathews Parent – Presentation Mike Brooks, Ph.D., LSSP – Presentation + Resources


Camp Zilla Summer 2019!

Camp Zilla Registration is OPEN!   Session 1 (June 3-7) and Session 2 (June 10-14)! Camp session descriptions HERE and registration form HERE. Payment should be submitted via School Cash.  Registration is not complete without payment!  If you have questions about School Cash, email dawn.yang@austinisd.org.   If you have questions about camps, email suzanne.plyler@austinisd.org.


Online Registration Open (2019-2020 School Yr)

In our PTA meeting last week, Grace shared a presentation on the state of the district’s budget. One of the biggest ways that Mathews will feel the impact of the budget crunch we’re facing is in our staffing allocation. For the 2019-2020 school year, principals have been told that there will be zero wiggle room when it comes […]