Location: Lake Travis
2903 Ranch Road 620 North
Austin, TX 78734
Students served: Ages 3 through 13 (opening middle school in Fall 2017)
Current enrollment: 65 (increasing to a capacity of 100)
Model/philosophy: Self-paced, individualized, and fun learning; students are grouped by their academic level and taught in small groups of 3–8 students; lessons are adjusted to meet each child's learning style and are fun so children want to come to school and enjoy learning
Special features: Open year-round, from 7:30am to 5:30pm; parents are welcome to drop off and pick up kids anytime during open hours; 3-week academic boosters available in summer
Tuition: $11,700 ($975 monthly); discounts available for siblings and when paying for the year in full
Contact: Glenn Carter | 512-266-9620 | info@TheMagnoliaSchoolATX.com
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