Austin Career Education Center

Tel: (773)626-6988
  • Austin Career Education Center opened its doors in September 1977 to men and women who left high school before graduation.
  • They realized their need for a high school diploma and all of the opportunities that graduation provides.
  • More than 16,000 students have enrolled in classes at the Center to date.
  • During the 2006 - 2007 school year, diplomas were awarded to 160 young men and women.
  • More than 60% of those students are now enrolled in college or vocational training.
  • The school provides a student-centered curriculum, career counselor, special education support, and dedicated staff of teachers that work with students to achieve success.
  • At the center, students benefit from a range of academic and counseling services.
  • We provide student-centered classes, ACT preparation, and college counseling to help students approach challenges in the future with confidence.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 10-12

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Austin Career Education Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
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