Austin High School

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1715 W Cesar Chavez St

Austin, TX 78703

(512) 414-2505

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,930

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Austin High School

I used to be a pre-ap freshman biology teacher at Westlake High School. I quit because the students simply didn't try or succeed. At Austin High I can see a huge difference in the way they've been taught. They try and accede my expectations. They listen and participate in class unlike the students I ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/08/13

This school is a long standing high school with wonderful student diversity. Yet, it could benefit from more rigorous standards that motivate students at all levels. At one end of the spectrum grad rates are low for a 5A school, at the other end there are few national merit finalists in each grad class. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/05/13

Austin High is rich in tradition and has excellent teachers. Student body is diverse. Theater Department recently won state UIL competition.

Posted by a parent on 10/10/10

I am currently a sophomore at Austin High School, and I definitely disagree with some of the reviews on this website. I have had a great experience at AHS over the past year that I have been attending this school. The population is diverse, so everyone can find people they have things in common with ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/07/09

I attended AHS for all four years of high school. I got a great education there and was well prepared for college. The teachers care about their students and will help you succeed. While my TAAS/TAKS scores were never the highest, I did graduate with a 3.8 GPA, so don't let the test scores fool you. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/21/09

Austin High School has had a great year so far, ever since Dr. Calzada kicked in. More school spirit, and the first day of school wasn't so lousy like all the other years.

Posted by a parent on 09/12/08

The longest continually operating high school in Texas is going to be this year's comeback kid. Dr. C and his team started of the school year on a very high note the first day lacked the mob mentality pranks that became acceptible. Two way respect is expected from the staff. Walking the hall it is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/08

An EXCELLENT school. The teachers are always willing to help struggling students, even if it means staying after or coming in early. They are so passionate about what they teach it makes learning way more interesting and fun. The AP courses are difficult, but definitely prepared me for college. The teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/11/08

I was in austin high school, I am a legal resident my family moved to usa when I was 13 years of age, I found this school to extremely difficult to learn. And that teachers were DID NOT care at all.

Posted by a student on 07/24/08

The teachers at Austin High School are very dedicated, excellent teachers. They've inspired my son to do good work, and set good examples. They promote excellence in every way. School spirit isn't as high as it could be, and there will be a new principal next year.

Posted by a parent on 06/20/08

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Test scores for Austin High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Austin High School
Austin Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Austin schools — Austin High School is located at 1715 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin TX 78703. 1715 W Cesar Chavez St is in the 78703 ZIP code in Austin, TX The school district for Austin High School is the Austin Isd. Austin High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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