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About Us

Welcome to Timy Baranoff Elementary School for the 2015-20016 school year.  Our campus is one of more than 80 elementary schools in the Austin Independent School District.  Baranoff Elementary serves approximately 950 students in grades kindergarten through grade 5.  Our staff has planned world class learning experiences for all of our students.  Our goal is to provide the best education possible in a warm, supportive, and safe school environment.  With strong support from our outstanding parents and business partners, combined with our excellent faculty, we know that this school year will be a successful one for all students.

Our mission at Timy Baranoff Elementary School is to facilitate the development of productive, socially responsible, life-long learners within a safe, nurturing, and diverse learning community by providing challenges that foster excellence for all. The Timy Baranoff Elementary Core Beliefs are aligned with the Austin ISD Core Beliefs:

1)All students will graduate college, career, and life ready. As part of this, we commit ourselves to:
a) achieve excellence by delivering a high-quality education to every student
b) implement the transformative use of technology
c) ensure all students perform at or above grade level in math and reading
d) prepare all students to graduate on time
e) develop civically engaged students

2) We will create an effective, agile, and responsive organization. As part of this, we commit ourselves to:
a) create a positive organizational culture that values customer service and every employee
b) develop effective organizational structures
c) generate, leverage, and utilize strategically all resources

3) We will create vibrant relationships critical for successful students and schools. As part of this, we commit ourselves to:
a) engage authentically with students, parents/guardians, teachers and community
b) build ownership in the AISD among internal and external stakeholders
c) develop and maintain community partnerships

Baranoff Elementary opened in August 1999 and was named in honor of Dr. Timy Baranoff. Dr. Baranoff served the students of Austin ISD for 32 years beginning as a Casis Elementary kindergarten teacher in 1963. She was the district's Primary Instructional Coordinator from 1975-1981, Director of Elementary Curriculum from 1981-1992, and served as Director of Special Projects until her retirement in 1993. Dr. Baranoff earned national recognition for advancing early childhood and primary education. She has continued her commitment to children after retirement and volunteers for numerous child-centered community organizations.