Are the Schools Good in Austin?
In this article, we at Austin Texas Homes have covered:
The public schools in Texas recently changed their rating systems. To see accountability ratings for all public schools, visit http://tea.state.tx.us. For reviews of local schools in Austin, check out www.greatschools.org.
Austin is home to many homeschoolers, and has an active homeschooling community, with many homeschooling groups of religious and secular nature. In fact, some of our children here at Austin Texas Homes are homeschooled.
If you homeschool, or are interested in homeschooling in Austin, the following resources can help you get "plugged into" Austin's homeschooling community:
Arbor Homeschool Group A Yahoo group for homeschoolers in the Arboretum area of Austin.
Austin Area Homeschoolers Yahoo Group A large, inclusive group with park days and many other activities.
Austin Area Homeschoolers Website This website for AAH has information on the group, and also a free guide for those new to homeschooling in Austin.
Austin Home Base A part-time school for homeschoolers who want a balance between private school and homeschooling.
CHEACT A Christian homeschooling group, affiliated with CHEA, a national Christian homeschooling organization.
C.S. Lewis Hall A Christian, part-time school for the homeschooled. A university model school in east central Austin.
Holy Family Homeschoolers A homeschooling group for those of the Catholic faith, but also inviting anyone else who wishes to be included.
The Homeschool Source A local library just for homeschoolers! Austin-owned and operated.
Learning without Limits An inclusive group of homeschoolers mainly in the Williamson County area.
Round Rock H.O.M.E. A group for Christian homeschoolers in the Round Rock area.
Smoothing the Way A group that attempts to help new homeschoolers get started. Answers questions, leads you to resources, and introduces you to other homeschoolers.
Veritas Academy Another Christian university model school in southwest Austin.
Source for Statistics
All statistics come from the Texas Education Agency's website,http://www.tea.state.tx.us/.