KIPP Texas - Austin

KIPP Austin Connections Elementary

Grades Served
Grades Served K-4
Founded 2011
Teachers 55
Students 580

KIPP Austin Connections fosters strong connections between students, families, staff, and community members. These relationships highlight strong positive role models within students’ communities, show the power of giving back to your community, and provide families with resources and advocacy skills to help their children in their educational journey to and through college. Students emerge from KIPP Connections bilingual in English and Spanish, on or above grade level, and are leaders and advocates within their community. KIPP Austin Connections utilizes standards-based instruction that is engaging, connected to the real world, and that capitalizes on children’s unique curiosity. All students are challenged in areas where they excel and are provided individualized support for areas where they are developing in order to ensure that everyone is on a college prep path.

Libby Reiter

School Leader

“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

Libby Reiter is currently the principal at KIPP Austin Connections Elementary. Prior to serving in the role of principal, she was an assistant principal for six years at Connections and a bilingual first-grade teacher for five years in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas. Ms. Reiter received her B.A. in Sociology and Spanish from Hendrix College and her M.Ed. in Bilingual Education from The University of Texas Pan-American. Ms. Reiter enjoys traveling in Mexico, reading, and spending time with her three children.

KIPP Austin Connections Elementary Feeder Pattern

Feeder patterns are subject to zoning.