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LEARN ABOUT LASA!

To learn more about LASA and how to apply to Austin ISD’s advanced academic magnet high school program, come to our annual Showcase! Get your questions answered at this Virtual Come & Go Event.

ROADSHOWS

Click here to view the Jan 14th, 2021 Roadshow in English.

Click here to view the Jan 14th, 2021 Roadshow in Spanish (coming soon).

FOR UPDATES ABOUT COGAT, please visit this page and see the Updates at the top of the page.

ADMISSIONS TESTING

The CogAT admissions test will be given online this school year. Please sign-up to take the exam on one of the dates below. While most students will take the test in the comfort of their own home, students will have the ability to take it at LASA if they need a strong Internet connection or a quiet area to take the test. If you need to take it at LASA, it will still be an online test. ***

OPTION 1: January 16, 2021 - Remote Admissions Test

  • Students testing 1/16/21 must sign-up for CogAT Test no later than 1/10/21.

  • When you sign-up on the link below, you will sign up for a testing time at 9 am or a testing time at 1 pm.

  • Sign up has been turned off.

OPTION 2: January 23, 2021 - Remote Admissions Test

  • Students testing 1/23/21 must sign-up for CogAT Test no later than 1/17/21.

  • When you sign-up on the link below, you will sign-up for a testing time at 9 am or a testing time at 1 pm.

  • Sign-up has been turned off and will open at 4pm on Saturday, Jan 16th.

*** SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH COVID-19 REGULATIONS;

More information on how the test will be administered will be emailed to you by the Friday prior to the test date you signed up for.

Admissions Deadline - February 1st, 2021****

****If you mail items (report cards, English/social studies and math/science teacher recommendations, these items must be postmarked or emailed by the end of this day.

Other Important Dates:

  • February 26, 2021: Admission decision letters mailed via USPS on this date after 6:00 pm.

  • March 1, 2021: Accepted students will receive a second letter that is mailed on this date via USPS 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 12, 2021: Student’s MATs are due to LASA by this date.

  • TBA: Welcome to LASA meetings with PFLASA Parents to welcome new families.