AHB Community School

Location: North Central Austin (Hyde Park neighborhood)
4001 Speedway
Austin, TX 78753
Students served: Ages 5 through 13+
Current enrollment: 56 students for 3-day program, 30 students for Monday STEAM/Labs, 15 students for Friday Lab run by The Hermes Lab
Model/philosophy: A creative and collaborative educational alternative that cultivates authentic, balanced critical thinkers who are prepared for a life of learning and community engagement. Progressive, interdisciplinary, inquiry- and project-based.
Special features: 5-, 4-, and 3-day week options; Monday & Friday programs are for current AHB students, any K–8th grader who has Mondays or Fridays open, and homeschoolers; multi-age classes; team teaching; hands-on, project-based instruction; nongraded; parent involvement required; rolling admissions, with private tours given by the Executive Director on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 and 12:30-2:30pm; day visit for students and families applying for admission.
Tuition: $6,200–$7,700 per year (paid in 1, 2, or 10 payments), plus fees; some financial aid/scholarships available
Contact: Mary Williams, Executive Director | hello@ahbcs.org | 512-299-5487