ACE Academy

  • ACE Academy is an independent, private school that offers gifted programming from Pre-K to 8th grade.
  • Established in 2005, ACE Academy educates an underserved community of learners in Austin, Texas.
  • A commonly accepted statistic is that gifted learners are those who score in the top 5% of IQ tests.
  • A GT student can vary radically in specific abilities or areas (asynchronous development).
  • Because GT children process information differently from the average student, they need a learning environment flexible enough to meet and encourage these differences.
  • Their unique ways of thinking are assets that must be valued and encouraged, or they may be suppressed, hidden, or lost.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalulia and ADD/ADHD
Year Founded2005
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
58%
Average Class Size12 students
Advanced Courses*All classes at ACE are advanced courses.
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,500
Tuition NotesAdditional fees/discounts: Sibling Discount, $900; New Student Fee (one-time), $1,000; Enrollment Fee (annual), $750; Materials Fee (annual), $400.
Admissions DirectorNicki Hollums

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBowling, Fencing, Martial ArtsBowlingFencing,
Martial Arts

School Notes

  • Mission: ACE Academy provides personalized education for gifted learners within a nurtured community. 
  • Vision: ACE students embrace a complex and progressive curriculum, thrive in academic environments and confront challenges with creativity and flexibility. 

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The average private school tuition in Austin, TX is $10,919 for elementary schools and $14,024 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Austin, TX is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).