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 through the survery below. Students who are currently attending O' Henry Middle School and Small Middle School will have a session with Austin High guidance counselors during the course selection process at the middle schools. All other students may attend an evening with the guidance counselors on January 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Austin High Library. Austin High will make every effort to accommodate top choices through a lottery. Please fill out the survery below once you have carefully weighed all of the options.
Academies Preference Lottery Survey (Note: the lottery survey is only for students living in the Austin High attendance zone or those who have an approved transfer through the Office of Student Services)
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
Applications available for student who live outside of the attendance zone - November 3, 2017
Maroon & White Night (Austin High Showcase) - November 29, 2017 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 Studies, use technology to find answers to questions and develop unique outcomes Academy of High Technology, and scientific exploration in the Academy for Science and Innovation.
Community Meeting Information:
Wednesday, Oct. 11 @ 7PM WAYA
Monday, Oct. 16 @ 7PM St. Marks Church
Thursday, Oct 26 @ 7PM Oak Hill United Methodist Church
8th grade presentation of the four academies at middle schools