Private Schools & Charter Schools in the Austin area
Our area has dozens of options for educating kids. This is KidsOutAndAbout's private / charter alternative education highlight page.
View our Special Edition Austin Private / CharterSchool Newsletter sent in November 2022
Academy of Thought & Industry Austin
We are a Montessori-inspired private middle and high school in Austin, TX. Our program prepares young people for a rapidly developing world and step into their full potential through meaningful and engaged academics, individual coaching, real world work, and an ambitious and supportive community. We deliver a powerful education for independence to develop curious, self-motivated adolescents who thrive in school and in life. Contact us at (512) 649-2069 to learn more or book a tour.
Montessori education helps your child develop a fundamental, enduring love of learning and attain the deeply ingrained social, emotional, and academic skills they need to succeed as an adult. Montessori combines highly intentional learning materials, rich social development, and a joyous approach to practiced independence.
At Guidepost Montessori, it is our mission to empower and equip your child with the knowledge, confidence and agency needed to reach their highest potential.
The Austin Waldorf School, established in 1980, is nestled on 33-acres in the hill country of central Texas. The Austin Waldorf School serves students pre-K through 12th grade with a rich and dynamic curriculum. The school is accredited through the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA), the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS), and the National Council of Private School Accreditation (NCPSA).
German-Texan Heritage SocietyNEW German Immersion Kindergarten this Fall!
The German-Texan Heritage Society and the German International School of Texas at Austin are proud to announce the start of a total immersion German Kindergarten Class this Fall, 2022. The GIS of Texas at Austin opened its doors to a Pre-K in the Fall of 2021. Demand is high and we're excited to welcome our Kindergarten class in the Fall. We're still taking applications for both: Pre-K & K. If you'd like to register for either or join the waitlist please check out our Germaninternationalschool website. For weekly language classes and/or older children please go to our "Education" page on our germantexans.org website. We welcome all nationalities and races and of course also have a wide variety for our adult lerners. We have a long history of teaching German. Join us for Maifest, Oktoberfest or Christmas Market yearly or for our free weekly or monthly casual or business Stammtisch meetings. Become a member and receive discounts on classes, entry fees, etc.
Join the annual conference and get involved. Call us at 512-467-4569 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (Pre-K & K) or email@example.com (older kids & adults). We'd love to hear from you.
Challenger School3 locations in Austin
Since 1963, Challenger School has helped children excel by employing proven, effective methods in a fun and structured environment that inspires them to achieve. The Challenger difference is evident from the moment you set foot on campus. Students bubble with enthusiasm as they make connections between their prior knowledge and new concepts. In order to facilitate setting crucial learning patterns, Challenger accepts students as young as 2 years, 9 months. Yet in all grades, the school’s acclaimed, intellectually stimulating programs establish a foundation of achievement with clear results. Challenger students achieve scores on average well above the 90th percentile on the Iowa Assessments. Come take a Tour!