Phone: 512-533-7500


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Melanie Beninga

Mrs. Beninga is the Principal of West Cypress Hills Elementary School.  She has been with Lake Travis ISD since 2002 and has served in a variety of instructional roles. She has experience teaching multiple grade levels at both the elementary and secondary levels. In addition, she has served as a campus 504 and testing coordinator, a district behavior specialist, an elementary school counselor, and most recently, as the Assistant Principal of West Cypress Hills Elementary. Her unique skill set coupled with her commitment to serving Lake Travis students makes her an excellent fit for our campus.

Ms. Beninga earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Texas A&M University, a Masters of Counseling and Guidance degree from Texas State University, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.

She, her husband, and two children live in the Lakeway area.