AKINS HIGH SCHOOL

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10701 S 1ST ST
AUSTIN, TX 78748
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Phone: 512-841-9900
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 6
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Austin Isd
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 650
  • Number Students: 2600
  • Number Teachers: 148
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5106
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Daniel Girard
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (62 ratings)
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    School Reviews (40 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-03-26
    "Low expectations by teachers if child is not enrolled AP Classes. Low support by coaches even if parent contacts coach."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-12-30
    "Akins was not built as an alternative school it was just another high school in south Austin . I have plenty of friends that graduated from Akins and plenty of them are plenty successful. Please do your research before deeming a school as an alternative school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-07
    "Akins has really come along way from it orgins. Akins was initially a school where badly behaved kids were sent and now it is a recognized campus. The school has been said to have one of the best campuses and best teachers. Akins High School has also gotten a lot of media attention because of the way the school is set up by academies so that students are able to focus on a career that they are interested just as of they were in college.Akins High School is also known for having the best science,math,engineering,medical, law, and business programs(those just being about 20% of the programs offerd) in Austin. No other high school could come close to providing the education that this school can. When you send yor child to school here it is almost as of you are sending your child to a prestigious High School. It basically seems as of your sending your child to law school or to medical school because the studens who go to Akins get the experience and special cources as of they were."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-24
    "Teachers really do alot for students and I was able to get my certificate from my academy major but the principle and the leadership are not nice to the teachers. Sometimes they are rude even in front of the students to the teacher. Every year my teachers find other jobs because they do not like to be treated like that."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-05-15
    "Akins has made tremendous strides from a few years ago. The academy structure has provided my children many opportunities! My kids have selected majors and have participated in internships. It is a recognize campus just like Bowie, Anderson, and Austin High. The teachers are the best I have seen."
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