Stephen F. Austin High School


Four Academies at Austin High

Academy for Classical Studies

Academy for Global Studies

Academy for High Technology

Academy for Science & Innovation

Download application here: Academies Application

2018-19 application coming soon...

Students who live in the attendance zone and students who have an approved transfer through the AISD Office of Student Services will rank their academy choices with guidance counselors in Naviance during the course selection process at the middle school. Austin High will make every effort to accommodate top choices through a lottery.

Students who live outside of the attendance zone will complete an application. A limited number of spots for students outside of the attendance zone will be accepted in the academies where space is available according to the application criteria/rubric.


Four Academies Application Timeline 2017-18

  • Applications available for student who live outside of the attendance zone - November 3, 2017
  • Maroon & White Night (Austin High Showcase) - TBD  6:30 p.m.
  • Application deadline for students who live outside of the attendance zone - February 2, 2018
  • Lottery for students who live in the Austin High School attendance zone – February 16, 2018
  • Decision letters mailed to students  - February 23, 2018
  • Contracts/Agreements due to AHS Office - March 9, 2018

The academies at Austin High School provide authentic learning experiences with integration of the required core content (math, science, ELA, and social studies). Learners will explore content through a curricular lens in each of the academies: philosophical and logical reasoning in the Academy for Classical Studies, global awareness in the Academy for Global Studiesuse technology to find answers to questions and develop unique outcomes Academy of High Technology, and scientific exploration in the Academy for Science and Innovation

Vertical Team Information: Coming Soon...

8th grade presentation of the four academies at middle schools
O.Henry MS  
Small MS 
Parent Information Night at middle schools
O.Henry MS
Small MS
Fulmore, Kealing, private school, and other AISD middle schools:
Student course selections and academy ranking in Naviance at middle schools
O.Henry MS 
Small MS