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

Welcome Back: To the Stars and Beyond

 August 2019  Dear Wonderful Mathews Community,  Welcome back to the new school year! The staff and I are eagerly anticipating seeing everyone at Sneak-a-Peek this afternoon and to the first day of school on the 20th. As we ring in a new year, I want to reiterate to everyone that at Mathews, all students and […]


Key Dates for the New School Year

Update 8/13: The Cheers and Tears event is for kinder parents only. Welcome back to school! We’re excited about another fantastic year of learning and growing with our students and community.  Mark your calendars for upcoming back to school events.  Thursday, August 15th 3:00 – 4:00 pm New Parent Orientation – New to the Mathews […]


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