Tuesday June 9, 2015
Bee Cave is part of the Lake Travis Independent School District, a public school district serving almost 7,000 students. Lake Travis ISD has an exemplary rating by the Texas Education Agency and includes eight schools: five elementary schools, two middle schools and the Lake Travis High School located right outside Bee Cave.
The school district is ranked 13th out of 933 districts in Texas, and the highly respected schools in this area are another reason for the rapid growth in Bee Cave and Lakeway. Lake Travis High School was reclassified in 2012 as a 5A, the largest high school classification in Texas, with enrollment of over 2,000. By fall after graduation, 81% of the students in the graduating class of 2011 were directly enrolled in college and 91% graduated high school in four years. Texas requires students to pass a four-part Texas Assessment and Knowledge Skills graduation test and at Lake Travis High School 97% of student passed all four TAKS tests. These statistics show the strength and quality of the education in LTISD.
Along with strength in academics, extracurricular activities and athletics are excellent as well. The Lake Travis High School football team the Cavaliers have won five consecutive State Championships in football, making outstanding athletics another trademark of the school district. Lake Travis High School football team became the first Texas high school to win five titles consecutively. In addition, the girls Volleyball team won two consecutive state championships in 2010 and 2011 and the golf team both boys and girls are state titleholders with the boys winning their third consecutive state title this year. The Cheerleading Squad continues the pattern of high athletic standards bringing home a National Championship in 2008 to add to Lake Travis pride.
Overall the school system as a whole adds value to the Bee Cave/Lakeway area by providing this community with excellence in education. With 79% of students at Lake Travis High School deemed college and career ready in both English Language Arts and Math, students graduate prepared, focused, and ready for the years ahead. LTISD is committed to creating the best school system for this community with administrators and educators that are continually working to provide quality education and overall an exceptional school district.
Visit Lake Travis ISD’s Website at: http://www.laketravis.txed.net