2019 Southwest Austin Private School Guide

Mariposa Montessori School (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mariposa Montessori School (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mariposa Montessori School (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Austin Christian School (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Headwaters School (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Parkside Community School (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Private schools around Southwest Austin offer a variety of specialized instruction, from different religious affiliations to various types of curriculum. This guide features primary and middle schools with grade levels through eighth grade and high schools with grade levels through 12th grade. This guide includes 15 private schools in the Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs area, and is not a comprehensive list.

1. AESA Prep Academy

13730 W. Hwy. 290, Austin

512-774-4822

www.aesaprepacademy.com


Grades served: kindergarten-12th grade

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 100

Tuition: $17,000

2. Austin Christian Academy

1010 FM 1626, Austin

512-292-7848

www.austinchristianacademy.org

Grades served: first-12th grade

Religious orientation: Christian

Enrollment: 75

Tuition: $4,200 yearly enrollment

3. Austin Montessori School

Administrative offices: 5006 Sunset Trail, Austin

3A The Sunset Trail Campus: 2904 and 2906 Jones Road; 5006-5016 and 4910 Sunset Trail, Austin

3B The Gaines Creek Campus: 5677 Oak Blvd., Austin

512-892-0253

www.austinmontessori.org

Ages served: 15 months-15 years old

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 352

Tuition: $10,900-$18,800, depending on age and enrollment choices

4. Austin OneHeart School

8601 S. First St., Austin

737-808-3318

www.oneheartschool.org

Grades served: kindergarten-12th grade

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 12

Tuition: $13,000, with 50% sibling discount

5. Austin Waldorf School

8700 S. View Road, Austin

512-288-5942

www.austinwaldorf.org

Grades served: kindergarten-12th grade

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 383

Tuition: $12,600-$15,800 (prekindergarten-kindergarten), $16,000 (first-fifth grade), $16,650 (sixth-eighth grade), $18,895 (ninth-12th grade)

6. Headwaters School: Elementary Campus (partially Montessori)

9607 Brodie Lane, Austin

512-804-2708

www.headwaters.org

Grades served: kindergarten-fifth grade*

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 174

Tuition: $12,030-$12,380

*Headwaters School has its middle and high school campus located at 807 Rio Grande St., Austin, in Central Austin. Headwaters School also has an early childhood campus located at 6305 Menchaca Road, Austin.

7. Mariposa Montessori School

3338 Paisano Trail, Austin

512-428-4280

www.mariposamontessori.com

Ages served: 2 months-12 years old

(sixth grade)

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 170

Tuition: $10,600-$15,100, depending on age and enrollment choices

8. Parkside Community Montessori School

3207 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin

512-472-2559

www.parksidecommunityschool.org

Grades served: prekindergarten-sixth grade

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 140

Tuition: $9,850-$11,400 (rates may vary)

9. Regents School of Austin

3230 Travis Country Circle, Austin

512-899-8095

www.regentsaustin.org

Grades served: kindergarten-12th grade

Religious orientation: Christian

Enrollment: 1,000

Tuition: $11,883-$18,964

10. Skybridge Academy

26450 RR 12, Dripping Springs

512-484-4976

www.skybridgeatx.com

Grades served: sixth-12th grade

Religious orientation: N/A

Enrollment: 58 students

Tuition: $14,500

11. St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

11A Upper School Campus: 5901 Southwest Parkway, Austin

11B Lower & Middle School Campus: 1112 W. 31st St., Austin

512-299-9800 (Lower School)

512-299-9850 (Middle School)

512-299-9700 (Upper School)

www.sasaustin.org

Grades served: kindergarten-12th grade

Religious orientation: Episcopalian

Enrollment: 959

Tuition: $23,616 (kindergarten-fourth grade), $27,192 (fifth-eighth grade), $30,354 (ninth-12th grade)

12. St. Gabriel’s Catholic School

2500 Wimberly Lane, Austin

512-327-7755

www.sgs-austin.org

Grades served: prekindergarten-eighth grade

Religious orientation: Catholic

Enrollment: 455

Tuition: $11,450-$15,570 (prekindergarten), $18,300 (kindergarten-fourth grade), $20,450 (fifth-eighth grade)

13. St. Michael’s Catholic Academy

3000 Barton Creek Blvd., Austin

512-328-2323

www.smca.com

Grades served: ninth-12th grade

Religious orientation: Catholic

Enrollment: 360

Tuition: $22,100

14. Strickland Christian School

7415 Menchaca Road, Austin

512-447-1447

https://stricklandschool.com

Grades served: prekindergarten-eighth grade

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 178

Tuition: $2,460-$3,825, depending on grade level and enrollment choices

15. Veritas Academy

3401 Escarpment Blvd., Austin

512-891-1673

www.veritasacademy.net

Grades served: prekindergarten-12th grade

Religious orientation: Christian

Current enrollment: 662

Tuition: $3,565-$9,580
By Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition. She graduated from Presbyterian College with a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing in 2017. Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio in Columbia, South Carolina before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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