Martin Family Resource Center (FRC)

Serving Martin Families

What we do

The Martin Family Resource Center (FRC) is working together with teachers, staff, and school administrators to provide support to families and students. The FRC is a collaboration with AISD and Austin Voices for Education and Youth. The FRC provides social services by a licensed social worker. If you need assistance, please call 512-841-2802 or email at

Utility Bill Assistance for Martin families

Martin's parents can reach the Family Resource Center to receive assistance with the electric bill payments. Parents can reach Martin FRC social worker at Call 512-841-2802 or email

Students programs at Martin & Martin Counselors

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Martin Innovation Academy

The Innovation Academy is a STEM based program at Martin Middle School and Eastside Early College High School. The goal is to better prepare students for life after high school by providing them with various hands-on opportunities in STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), while also exposing them to colleges, careers, and field trip experiences. The program's overall coursework is more rigorous and provides enriching lessons inside and outside of the classroom

For more information contact Patsy Bordlee, Innovation Academy Coordinator

email or call at 512-841-2595


Common Application for School of Choice

This application is in the portal for families called the Common Application for Schools of Choice (see the schools here: This application allows families to apply to as many programs as they are interested in for the 22-23 school year. There are four elementary programs, ten middle school programs, and twenty-five high school programs.
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Middle School Fair

Saturday, November 13, 9:00 am to -12:00pm

Families of current and future middle school students are invited to Austin ISD's 2021 Middle School Fair.

Students and their families can learn about the diverse and innovative programming offered in Austin ISD, enjoy student performances, and visit with current students, families, and faculty from our 19 middle schools.

This year's fair is being held at 9 a.m.–noon, Saturday, Nov. 13 at Eastside Early College High School, 900 Thompson St.

Enter along Neal Street, parking will be available.

For more information, please contact Bridget Bolden at 512-414-4481 or

Free transportation is provided for families on a rotating basis beginning at 8 a.m. on November 13th at Dobie Middle School (1200 E. Rundberg Lane) and Mendez Middle School (5106 Village Square Drive).

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Martin Middle School Campus Advisory Councils Meeting CAC December 7 at 5:00pm

Reunión del Consejo Consultivo CAC

What is the mission of the CACs?

The mission of CACs is to promote excellence in education for all students through broad-based representation. CACs provide valuable input to principals, who ultimately have decision-making responsibility for their campuses.

What if I'm interested in serving on a Campus Advisory Council?

Membership of Campus Advisory Councils is determined at the campus level. Download a standard membership application. Completed applications should be submitted to your campus principal. Detailed information on membership criteria is contained in the CAC Bylaws.

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Meeting dates 2020 -2021

  • October 5 2021 5pm
  • November 2 2021 5pm
  • December 7 2021 5pm
  • January 11 2022 5pm
  • February 8 2022 5pm
  • March 8 2022 5pm
  • April 5 2022 5pm
  • May 10 2022 5pm

Coffee with the Principal:

Thursday, November 18

Virtual and in-person meeting room 113

Time: 8:30 - 9:30 am

Martin PTA Meeting Wednesday, November 17 8:30-9:30 am. Virtual and in-person meeting. Room 113

For more information call the school at 512-414-3243.

Meeting hybrid meetings.




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Blue Santa Application assistance Martin FRC

Call the school to receive assistance with the Blue Santa application at 512-414-3243 or email Mrs. Herrera at FRC 512-841-2802.

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Coat for Kids

Coats for Kids 2021

Get a Coat

To receive a coat, Austin ISD students who qualify for free and reduced lunch services can register by filling out this form in English or Spanish. No documentation is needed. The form will close on Friday, Nov. 12. Coats will be delivered to students at their campus before winter break.

Campus parent support specialists are prepared to help students and families fill out the form. Please contact your campus parent support specialist or email the Coats for Kids AISD Support Team with any questions at

Martin Middle school is providing assistance to parents to apply online for coats for kids. Call the school at 512-414-3243 or reach out to the Family Resource Center (FRC) 512-841-2802. The form will close on Friday, November 20.

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AISD information

Update 11/3/21: Austin ISD preparing for 5-11-year-old vaccine distribution. Because our providers haven’t received the vaccine for younger students, our clinics Wednesday (Nov. 3) and Thursday (Nov. 4) are still only for ages 12 and older.
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COVID 19 Calendar

Austin Voices for Education and Youth November Food Distribution

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Hands for Hope

Registration Information Turkey Meal distribution


Must be registered to participate in Hands for Hope. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 1,000 families. This year, to comply with COVID-19 social distancing requirements, families will register by phone during the dates and times mentioned below.


  • Call (512) 543-7903


  • Friday, November 5 (7 am – 11 am and 6 pm – 8 pm)
  • Friday, November 12 (7 am – 11 am and 6 pm – 8 pm)

Operation Turker

Meal delivery

Operation Turkey will deliver meals on Thanksgiving Day — Thursday, November 25, 2021.

If you requested a meal, you can expect delivery between 10 am – 2 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Each plate represents a meal for one individual containing turkey, stuffing, vegetables, pie, and a drink.

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Dual Language -The Best for Both Worlds

Dual Language—The Best of Both Worlds

Dual language helps students excel academically while becoming bilingual, bi-literate, and bicultural. The program is committed to educating students in a multicultural learning environment and encouraging learners to celebrate diversity and become responsible citizens of the world. Dual-language students participate in a rigorous academic program that follows the AISD academic standards and curriculum.

Family Academy November 16-18 2021

Crisis Mental Health Phone numbers

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Austin Voices for Education and Youth - Call Center

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Rent assistance

AISD Communicate with Families

Community Resources - Recursos en la comunidad