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South Austin private school to permanently close in August
Smith Academy services will remain open until the end of day July 31. (Courtesy Pixabay)
According to a letter to parents, Smith Academy will be closing permanently Aug. 1 due in part to constraints placed on the school by the ongoing pandemic. Located in South Austin at 11530 Menchaca Road, Bldg. 5, the private school serves students up to fifth grade with extracurricular activities such as music, art, gym and swimming. The academy was established in 1979, according to the school’s website. For students still enrolled in the school over the summer or using school services, those services will remain open until the end of day July 31. 512-282-7739. www.smithacademyaustin.com