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8607 Anderson Mill Road
Austin, TX 78729

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(512) 428-3800
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April 07, 2015
Continued from a moment ago... I take issue with a commenter from below saying it's a good place if your child is "average" and you want your child to be around other "average" kids as well. My son and daughter are extremely intelligent, and have flourished at Live Oak. The teachers are very engaging and challenge the kids enough. My children are not brats, so they don't need a teacher to have to be extra engaging in order for them to learn. The wife and I engage them afterschool and do plenty with them on the weekend, so they are not challenged for attention and activity. I would definitely recommend anyone interested in a well rounded and positive learning environment to give Live Oak a look.

- submitted by a parent

March 06, 2015
I have two girls enrolled currently grades 1&4. Love the school. All of the staff interactions have been positive. The principal Katie Holding is great with the kids. She really works hard to create a positive environment for the students and staff. We have moved around quite a bit as renters in the Austin area. We'll be renewing our lease this summer so the girls can stay in this school. Next year I'll have three going. We're excited.

- submitted by a parent

September 25, 2014
Live Oak has its pros and cons. On the positive side, it is a very warm and inviting environment, and it is clear the staff is caring and invested in teaching students. The school population and surrounding community is very diverse and there's a fair amount of parent engagement. There are some negatives, however. The school has a very small talented and gifted population, and only ONE TAG teacher who splits her time across all grade levels. The overall test scores of the student body are middling at best. If you have an average student, this may be a great environment for him or her. For kids needing more challenge and a cohort that more closely resembles them in terms of student achievement and challenging learning, this is not the right school.

- submitted by a parent

February 12, 2014
AWESOME SCHOOL! i love it! so many great friends there! you should go there! :D

- submitted by a community member

September 16, 2013
My family lucked out getting into Live Oak. There is a comfortable feel for us. The office staff is easy to communicate with, and freindly. Lot of smiles all around. This school isn't a training ground for standardized tests, so my son learned more than how to color in bubbles. Most of the children I've spoken to have been kind and respectful, and that's quite a few since I volunteer often. Parents are very involved. My son says: Most of the teachers have very good personalities, he loves the 'spirit sticks' and he feels safe. This year the beloved Mrs. Morris retired, with is very sad. I spoke with the new prinipal at length recently and she seemed truly concered about the situation we spoke about. She implemented a new conduct card program for teachers to communicate a childs behavior throughout the day, and I like what I'm seeing so far. The school holds monthly assemblies in the cafeteria, one for younger grades and one for older, with awards and announcements. There's a 'running club' every friday, where the kids run together with parents and teachers and get prizes for doing so many laps. The cafeteris offers 4 options every day for lunch. Awesome school!

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013
Live Oak Elementary is a fantastic school largely due to the fact that it has several seasoned teachers who have been there for awhile and a very involved and child-focused principal in the form of Mrs. Morris. My daughter has enjoyed each school year and has grown tremendously in the four years she has been at LOE. The culture is great. The school has a fantastic deaf-ed program as well.

- submitted by a parent

August 24, 2012
Our family has had a wonderful experience at this school. They encourage family involvement, teachers are great, and the PTA team is awesome! I love the school, our neighborhood, and am very happy we have chosen this area to live.

- submitted by a parent

September 24, 2011
The teachers work collaboratively to increase student achievement, teachers are equitable and deeply love children. Great school!

- submitted by a teacher

December 04, 2010
"We had a year of experience at Live Oak Elementary School. Unfortunately, We were not satisfied about this school and had to transfer our child to a better school. According to our experience, there was very little discipline in this school. We had a terrible experience with a faculty and a parent at Live Oak Elementary School. Things told us that Live Oak is not the right school for our child. No parents would like to see their kids learn the bad behaviors from school; however, the worst thing is educators does not take the responsibility to correct the wrong behavior while they are on duty."

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2009
This school is wonderful! They have teachers that really care about their jobs and the students! They have a wonderful relationship with the parents and the community. I don't think another school has a day as fun as they do for the Indian Games! They really inspire, nurture, and encourage learning in an exciting environment. I couldn't possibly ask for my son to attend a school better than Live Oak!!

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2009
I'm very satisfied with my son's teacher who teaches 1st grade, Ms. Carol. She takes individual care and attention to each and every kid. She tries her best to make every kid to keep up with others and the standards. The organization and planning is awesome especially the activities and programs like stage shows, book fairs, games etc they conduct are very professional. I strongly recommend Live Oak and hope to live in the same community until my second son finishes his elementary education from this school.

- submitted by a parent

May 24, 2008
Live Oak is one of the best schools in the area. The events always keep children happy and they have many education service for hearing impaired kids and the whole place is just family-friendly and fun.

- submitted by a parent

June 01, 2005
Live Oak is a wonderful school! my daughter was challenged by a wonderful teacher who helped her excel at reading and math. she's in the 1st grade and reads on a fifth grade level. she loved going to live oak, this school is the only round rock school to offer classes to hearing impaired children who come from miles away to attend school. my daughter has learned to sign as well as the basics that are taught. the parent involvement in this school is outstanding and they make learning fun. i never had a problem getting my daughter ready for school, she was always anxious and excited to go. i highly recommend Live Oak Elementary to anyone who is looking for a wonderful extraordinary school!

- submitted by a parent
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Live Oak Elementary School
8607 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX  78729
(512) 428-3800
Last modified Live Oak Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Live Oak Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top