Recruitment Calendar

January 18, 2020 Admissions Deadline

If you mail items (including the application, report cards, English/social studies and math/science teacher recommendations, STAAR/EOC, or other standardized test scores), these items must be postmarked by the end of this day.

If you email items (including the application, report cards, English/social studies and math/science teacher recommendations, STAAR/EOC, or other standardized test scores), these items must be emailed by the end of this day.

LASA Recruitment Calendar, 2019-2020 - HoW to learn about us

ROADSHOWS

  • October 3, 2019 Roadshow at Patton Elementary School, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
  • October 9, 2019 Roadshow at AISD Performing Arts Center (Black Box Theater), 6:30–8 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
  • October 23, 2019 Roadshow at Murchison Middle School, 6:30–8 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
  • October 30, 2019 Roadshow at Kealing Middle School, 6:30–8 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Sept & Oct, 2019 Visits to AISD Middle Schools and numerous private/parochial schools.

LASA SHOWCASE

  • November 20, 2019 LASA Showcase Night at LASA High School from 6 – 8:00 p.m.

ADMISSION TESTING

Students will take the CogAT exam which is roughly 2-2.5 hours long followed by a 30 minute timed essay where students will receive two writing prompts and they must respond to one of the prompts.

January 11, 2020 LASA Admissions Test, 9am or 12:30pm

Students do not need to register or bring anything for the test. Students simply show-up to LASA 15 min before the test time, as we will begin promptly at 9am or 12:30pm.

      • students with last names beginning with A-L (9 a.m.-noon)
      • students with last names beginning with M-Z (12:30-3:30 p.m.)

*If you are providing a hard copy of your application, you may submit on this day.

*Students who need testing accommodations should email andy.paulson@austinisd.org no later than Tuesday 1/7/20.

January 18, 2020 LASA Admissions Test, 9am or 12:30pm

Students do not need to register or bring anything for the test. Students simply show-up to LASA 15 min before the test time, as we will begin promptly at 9am or 12:30pm.

      • students with last names beginning with M-Z (9 a.m.-noon)
      • students with last names beginning with A-L (12:30-3:30 p.m.)

*If you are providing a hard copy of your application, submit on this day.

*Students who need testing accommodations should email andy.paulson@austinisd.org no later than Monday, 1/13/20.

ADDITIONAL DATES

  • January 18, 2020 Admissions Deadline *If you mail items (report cards, English/social studies and math/science teacher recommendations, STAAR/EOC, or other standardized test scores) these items must be postmarked or emailed by the end of this day.
  • Jan 21-Feb 14, 2020 Shadowing period for potential LASA students.
  • February 21, 2020 Admission decision letters mailed on this date.
  • February 25, 2020 Accepted students will receive a second letter that is mailed on this date that contains several forms. One of these forms is the Magnet Agreement Transfer (MAT) form. The MAT must be returned to the school by the deadline below indicating whether you accept or deny the placement.
  • March 7, 2020 Welcome to LASA Coffees with PFLASA Parents to welcome new families.
  • March 13, 2020 Student’s MATs are due to LASA by this date.