Location: East Austin (see other locations in Westlake and North Austin)
2201 Alexander Ave.
Austin, TX 78722
Elementary School, ages 6 through 10
Middle School, ages 11 through 14
High School (launching in 2015–2016), ages 14 through 18
Current enrollment: 80 (maximum of 36 per “school”)
Model/philosophy: Every child has a gift that can change the world in a profound way. The school’s mission is to inspire each child and parent who enters the doors to find that calling and develop the passion to pursue it.
Special features: Online adaptive software for math and language, project-based learning, Socratic discussion groups, examination of the Hero’s Journey and how it applies personally to each student
Tuition: $882 per month for an 11-month school year
Contact: Laura Sandefer, Head of School | firstname.lastname@example.org
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