First and foremost, the dedication of the administration and staff at the school is awesome. Just because this is a small inner-city school, they do not cut corners on the education that is provided to the students. I am very grateful for the dedication that the staff provides for the kids. It
... Read more amazes me that a child that has never played an instrument can progress so quickly. I, for one, am truly grateful for the Mariachi program and all the other programs at the school. For anyone wondering what this school is like, please know that your child will be learning in an environment that allows them to expose their creative side as well. My child is a transfer student this year, and so far, she looks forward to attending school. I, by far, am glad that we switched her to this stimulating learning environment. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/25/09
The fine arts program is a one of a kind... Austin has an outstanding elementary band program and one of the only independent elementary mariachis around. If your child enjoys the arts and a small school environment, this is the place. It's inner city location offers nearby resources and field trips
... Read more as well as true San Antonio culture. The faculty are a family that truly care about the children. They strive for TEA exemplary status with lots of tutoring and individual attention while daring to emphasize the fine arts. Step by step they are gaining recognition around the city as being something different... something beyond the norm. With plans to serve PK - 8th, I'm looking forward to my daughter having a safe and loving as well as educational 8 more years. Read less
* 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.
San Antonio schools — Austin Academy is located at 621 W Euclid Ave, San Antonio TX 78212. 621 W Euclid Ave is in the 78212 ZIP code in San Antonio, TX The school district for Austin Academy is the San Antonio Isd. Austin Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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