Our Commitment

We Challenge

We challenge scholars through our rigorous college preparatory curriculum. Our extended school day and longer school year provide 259 hours of additional classroom instruction annually.

We Collaborate

Teachers and staff work alongside scholars and their families to ensure no one falls behind. We carefully monitor achievement data throughout the year to measure progress and design intervention programs for struggling scholars.

We Participate

Through our commitment to neighborhood outreach and inclusion, we work with a variety of non-profit and community organizations. These partnerships allow us to offer engaging programs for our scholars and their families.

Meet Our Scholars.

Hardworking. Emotionally Intelligent. Respectful.

9 Distinctions Earned in 2014-16 from the Texas Education Agency

Academic Achievement

Reading/ELA (2015 & 2016)
Social Studies (2015 & 2016)
Science (2015)

Top 25%

Student Progress (2015)
Closing Performance Gaps (2015 & 2016)

Other Distinctions

Postsecondary Readiness (2015 & 2016)

What Our Families Are Saying

"This is a great school with a powerful vision for the youth... Austin Achieve focuses on the entire scholar!"
- Charlton, Austin Achieve Parent

Frequently Asked Questions


What does college readiness mean at Austin Achieve?

We offer a rigorous college preparatory curriculum to ensure academic success through wide-ranging intervention programs and support services including four years of daily college prep courses at the high school level. Additionally, our curriculum aligns with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) state standards and all scholars take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) generated by the Texas Education Agency.

Why is the Austin Achieve school year and day longer than other Independent School Districts?

Our longer school day and school year allow our scholars to receive an additional 259 hours of instruction annually.

Do you have technology in your classrooms?

Yes. All scholars use Google Chromebooks in their classes to supplement and strengthen their grasp of the instructional material.

Application Process

Who can attend Austin Achieve?

We are open to all scholars from the majority of the Austin Metropolitan school district boundary zones. Austin Achieve does not base admission on academic, athletic or artistic ability.

When can I enroll my child?

Austin Achieve accepts applications year-round. When the number of applicants exceeds the number of available spots, a school lottery is held in March and names are drawn at random. Those not selected move to a waiting list. You can apply online or pick up an application at our Front Office located at 5908 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78723.

Are siblings of current schoalrs automatically admitted?

Returning scholars and their siblings are given priority admission to our school each year.

How do I sign my scholar up for bus transportation?

New scholars will have the option to sign up for bus transportation during the registration process. For returning scholars, you will need to fill out a Bus Change Request form and return it to the Front Office. If you have questions about the form or accessibility, please call our offices at 512.522.4190.


Does Austin Achieve charge tuition?

No. Austin Achieve does not charge tuition. To provide high-quality educational opportunities for our scholars, we rely on state funding and generous donations from supporters.

Is transportation provided for scholars?

Transportation is available free of charges to all families. To the best of our ability, we work with individual families to identify bus stops that will work for as many scholars as possible. If you have questions about bus routes or accessibility, please call our offices at 512.522.4190.

What are the cost of uniforms?

Uniforms are available for purchase at your child’s campus front office. Polos range from $17 -18.99 and bottoms range from $11-20. High school scholars may purchase khaki bottoms (pants or shorts) at the location of your choosing.

We accept enrollment applications year round.

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Austin Achieve Public Schools does not discriminate in its admission decisions on the basis of age; race, color, or national origin; sex, gender, or gender identity; or disability, or relationship or association with an individual with a disability; or any other basis protected by law in the educational program or activity which it operates. Austin Achieve Public Schools’ Title IX Coordinator can be contacted by calling Austin Achieve.