Location: Northwest Austin
5206 Balcones Drive
Austin TX 78731
Students served: College preparatory students in grades 9–12
Current enrollment: 28 (maximum of 50)
Model/philosophy: Small classes, personal attention, a positive learning environment, and a strong academic program help students to gain confidence and a sense of responsibility. Students learn how to think, not what to think.
Special features: Low student-to-teacher ratios: 8–1 in core classes, 6–1 in math, and 1–1 in literature; 100% college acceptance; shorter class days allow students to pursue special interests; all teachers have degrees in the subjects they teach; Certified Academic Language Therapist on staff offering support for college-bound students with dyslexia and for other alternative learners as needed
Schedule: 9th and 10th graders attend core classes M–Th 8:30am–12:09pm. 11th and 12th graders attend core classes M–Th 1:11pm–4:50pm. All grades attend foreign language classes M–Th 12:15pm–1:05pm. All grades attend elective classes Fridays 8:30am–12:09pm. School year begins the Wednesday after Labor Day and ends with graduation on the last weekend in May.
Tuition: Nonrefundable annual enrollment fee: $2,650 (includes payment for May tuition). Monthly tuition: $1350.00 (excludes payment for May).
Contact: Light German or Johni Walker-Little | 512-478-4743 | email@example.com
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