The LASA Experience

Sapere Aude - Dare to Think

Dare to Think at Austin ISD’s academic magnet high school, the
Liberal Arts and Science Academy.

Applications for 2024-2025 School Year ARE NOW CLOSED

Deadline: February 6, 2024

You must reside within the Austin ISD boundaries in order to apply to LASA High School for the 2024-25 school year.

Apply to LASA

Imagine the Possibilities at LASA

#1 Best College Prep Public High School in Texas 
Right here in Austin.
With free transportation

LASA by the Numbers


#1 in Best Public High School in Travis County



32 of 17,680 Best High Schools in the Nation

-U.S.News and World Report


33 College Board National Recognition Program Scholars


100% of 2022 seniors accepted to 4-year universities


99 LASA seniors received National Merit recognition (2023)


$36 Million Awarded in merit-based college scholarships for 2023 graduates


Experience LASA

LASA students get the comprehensive high school experience while being challenged and inspired.

Below are several videos showing some of the highlights and interesting activities available should you decide to attend LASA (the Liberal Arts and Science Academy in Austin ISD).

Come join us!

Lip Dubs: A LASA Tradition

Every couple of years, the LASA student body puts together a Lip Dub. Check them out!

The LASA Lip Dub 2023 from LASA Film on Vimeo.

Let's Go Crazy by Prince (transcript)



Dreams by Beck (transcript)


Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra (transcript)


All These Things that I've Done by The Killers (transcript)


Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds (transcript)


Under Pressure by Queen (transcript)