Signature programs

Academy of Excellence Magnet

This magnet program offers advanced academic coursework called "Enriched Honors" in English, math, reading, social studies, and science to meet the needs of our academically qualified students.

Visit our Academy of Excellence Magnet page for program application and important dates.


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Austin Academy is thrilled to be an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) certified school. This elective program is available to selected students that are interested in advancing academically beyond high school. Applications for this program are available. Students must go through an interview process and meet certain requirements. 

Learn more about our AVID program. 


Career and Technology classes

We are proud to add additional classes to our CTE program. eighth grade students have opportunity to earn 0.5 credit classes towards high school. 

Learn more about our CTE program.

House system

The House system at Austin Academy for Excellence is a school spirit based program designed to provide a community climate and organizational structure that fosters relationships, community spirit, and personal well-being.  Empower, Inspire, and Integrity houses are lead and supported by a leadership team called Dunamis.  

Learn how students can benefit from their involvement in their house by visiting our Activities page. 

International Baccalaureate 

The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme is coming to Austin Academy in Fall of 2020 for grades 7 and 8, and Fall 2021 for grade 6. 

Learn more about this fabulous program and the research behind it. 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

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The Austin Academy for Excellence chapter is an association for students that promotes leadership, develops character, and encourages good citizenship at school. 

Visit our Activities page to learn more about program requirements and the application process.



Austin Academy is home to a nationally ranked Pentathlon program.  Students nominated by teachers compete at district, regional, and national levels.  

Learn more about our Pentathlon program.

Check out other programs and activities offered to students at our Activities page.