AUSTIN, TEXAS 78756-1598
MAIN (512) 414-2519 FAX (512) 453-2599
CEEB School Code 440-300

Mike Garrison 414-2519

Gail Helman 414-7522

Mindy Croom 414-7509
Lucia Facundo 414-7510
Ken Jordan 414-7508
B.J. Josephson 414-7514

Nancy Nitardy 841-7315

Kalyse McElveen 414-7506



• School population of approximately 1,617 consists of a diverse group of students
• Approximately 43% Anglo, 35% Hispanic, 15% African-American, and 7% Other
• Approximately 41% Economically Disadvantaged, 12% Special Ed
• Austin’s only Fine Arts Academy

• Public, Open enrollment campus established in 1953
• Comprehensive college preparatory program and vocational courses grades 9 – 12
• Accredited by the Texas Education Agency and the Southern Association of Secondary Schools
• DELTA program on campus for high-risk and potential drop-out students

• 46% of our faculty has Graduate Degrees. 1% of our faculty holds Doctorate Degrees
• Student centered developmental guidance approach

APPLIED TO POST-SECONDARY IN 2013 (Based on the Class of 2013)
• 42% attend 4-year colleges, 30% attend 2-colleges
• 238 Seniors took the SAT; average score: 1599 (CR 540, M 538, W 520) higher than the national average
• 177 Seniors took the ACT; average score: 18

• Regular, Special Education, Honors and Advanced Placement courses
• Beginning 2011-2012 school year – 8 course block schedule, 4 periods per day 90 minutes. Prior to - 7 period day 55 minutes.
• Recipient of Southwest Region “Outstanding Advanced Placement School”
• Dual Enrollment courses at Austin Community College for upper classmen; over 130 students enrolled in summer 2012 session

• Recommended High School Graduation Plan requires a minimum of 26 credits; 4-years each of English, Math, Science, Social Studies
• Distinguished Graduation Plan requires 26 credits including three years of Language Other than English, plus four measures
• Fine Arts Academy graduates are required to complete the 26 credits including a minimum of 6 fine art courses and participation in various fine arts events

• Class rank calculated at end of each semester; no two students share the same rank
• GPA and class rank, based on all courses, with Honors and Advanced Placement weighted
• GPA computed as follows: 100 = 4.0 for regular classes and 5.0 for Honors and Advance Placement courses

Advanced Placement Curriculum

  Honors Advanced Placement
English English I
English II
English Language
English Literature
Mathematics Algebra I
Algebra II
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Social Studies World Geography
World History
U.S. History
Science Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Ap Biology
AP Physics
Foreign Languages French III
Japanese III
Spanish III
Latin III
Language: French & Spanish
Literature: French & Spanish
Fine Arts Third year of any Fine Arts Art History            2D Design
Music Theory        3D Design
Studio Art             Drawing
Other Honors Accounting
Dual Enrollment courses
Selected CTE courses


AP Exams
- 343 students took at least one AP exam
- 72% students received a score 3+

2013-2014 National Awards
- 4 National Merit Semifinalists
- 11 Commended Scholars
- 6 Hispanic Recognition
- 1 Finalist National Achievement

Colleges Attended by Class of 2013

Abilene Christian University
Academy of the Arts
Austin Community College
Albany State University
American University
Angelo State University
Art Institute of Austin
Austin College
Baylor University
Boston University
Brown University
Bryn Maur College
Blinn College
California College of the Arts
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
Columbia College Chicago
Cornish College of the Arts
Colorado State University
Concordia University
DePaul University
Digipan Institute of Technology
Duquesne University
Eckerd College
Emory UniversityGrand Valley State University

Hawaii Pacific University
Hendrix College
Huston-Tillotson University
Ithaca College
Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas State University
Lamar University
Millikin University
Moore College of Art and Design
New College of Florida
New York University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Our Lady of the Lake
Parsons New School of Design
Praire View A&M University
Ranger Junior College
Rice University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers University
Sam Houston State University
San Diego State University
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Southwestern University
St. Edwards University
St. Olaf University

Stanford University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Swarthmore College
Tarleton State University
Texas A & M University
Texas A & M University at Galveston

Texas A&M University at Kingsville
Texas Christian University
Texas Lutheran University
Texas State Technical College
Texas State University
Texas Tech University
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Trinity University
Tyler Junior College
University of the Arts San Francisco
University of Calif. Los Angeles
University of Chicago
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Houston
University of Kansas
University of Mary Hardin Baylor
University of Michigan
University of New Haven
University of North Texas

University of Oregon
University of Redlands
University of Rochester
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Texas at El Paso
University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Wisconsin
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Tech
West Texas A & M University