Lake Travis STEM Academy

Location: Northwest Austin
13315 El Salido Parkway
Austin, TX 78613
Students served: Currently enrolling K–9th grade with plans to grow with students to 12th grade
Current enrollment: 30
Model/philosophy: LTSA is a private, four-day STEM Academy built on experiential learning models, combining experiential learning with STEM integration. LTSA’s mission is to inspire and create authentic curriculum to provide a balanced learning environment, nurturing children’s natural curiosity about their world with student-centered experiences.
Special features: Curriculum is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) integrated into the core curriculum and emphasizes inquiry-based learning, experiential learning, problem solving, and the development of 21st-century skills; teachers are certified, with more than 40 years of combined teaching experience; formal school days Monday–Thursday, 8:45am–3:30pm, with an optional 5th day Enrichment Day; Enrichment Classes on Fridays are also available to community students
Tuition:
      Elementary School Grades (K–5th; Monday–Thursday 8:45am–3:30pm)
      Tuition: $8,000/school year (August 29, 2016 – May 25, 2017)
      Application/Registration fee for new students: $175
         (nonrefundable processing fee due when application submitted)
      Enrollment Fee: $600 (due at registration appointment)
      Supplies and Field Experience Fees; $200
      Early dropoff 7:30 am–8:30 am available (extra fee)
      After school care–details available upon request
      Friday Enrichment classes available (extra fees)
      Middle School Grades (6th–9th; Monday–Thursday 8:45am–3:30pm)
      Tuition: $9,170 per school year (August 29, 2016–May 25, 2017)
      Application/Registration fee for new students: $175
         (nonrefundable processing fee due when application submitted)
      Wait list fee: $50
      Enrollment Fee: $600 (due at registration appointment )
      Supplies and Field Experience Fees: $300
      Early dropoff 7:30am–8:30am (extra fee)
      Friday Enrichment classes available (extra fees)
Contact: Kori McLain | 512-784-7082 | kori@LTSTEMacademy.org