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Barton Creek Elementary

1314 Patterson Rd.
Austin, TX 78733

Office: (512) 732-9180
Fax: (512) 732-9189

Grades: K-5
Enrollment: 505
School Hours: 7:40-2:50

Principal: Bill Bechtol, Interim
Principal's Secretary: Billie Imbert
School Secretary: Michelle Hogan

US Blue Ribbon School 2001
Texas Successful Schools Award for Outstanding Performance
TEA Met Standard School
Texas Business and Education Coalition Honor Roll 
National Center for Educational Achievement Higher Performing School
Top Five Elementary School Greater Austin Area (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Good Sports Always Recycle Program Winner (2012)
Ranked 4th in Texas, 41st in nation by Niche (2015)

The mission at Barton Creek Elementary is to nurture the whole child in a safe, supportive and academically challenging atmosphere, recognizing and celebrating the uniqueness of each individual. Barton Creek promotes a respect for self, others and the environment.

Barton Creek provides a broad continuum of services for students, including Gifted and Talented services for identified students, intervention programs provided by campus math and reading specialists, and ongoing differentiated instruction for students at all academic levels in all classrooms.

In addition, a comprehensive special education program for students identified with special needs is provided. An extensive literacy library supports reading instruction in all grades. Students enjoy the benefits of certified P.E., Music and Art teachers in addition to a certified librarian, a certified school counselor and a registered nurse.

There are a variety of campus and community education extracurricular activities available for students including a school choir, library council, Safety Patrol, Destination Imagination, and many more. Barton Creek has two playgrounds and a nature trail that leads to several outdoor classrooms.

The 2011 bond program upgraded the central plant at BCE, as well as installed a comprehensive energy management system.