Girls' School Of Austin

  • The Girls` School of Austin provides an academically challenging education for girls in a community that fosters creative learning and personal excellence. Our mission is to develop confident young women who lead intellectually vibrant and fulfilling lives.
  • Our Community is respectful, inclusive, and supportive.celebrates the efforts and achievements of hardworking students.thrives under the guidance of dedicated, inspiring teachers.
  • We Believe curiosity, creativity, diversity, and a willingness to take risks advance intellectual growth.a well-rounded education provides the foundation for scholarly and personal pursuits.Service to others and self-awareness are essential to the learning experience.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Students151 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade Girls' School Of Austin Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform - Blue skirts, shorts or pants and polo )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,000
Tuition NotesExact tuition varies by grade. See website for details. Financial Aid Available
Admissions DirectorShanna-Prewitt Hines

School Notes

  • The Girls' School a unique learning environment in Austin. Embracing a liberal arts program including visual and performing arts, and Spanish beginning in Kindergarten, our girl-centric classrooms mean that it is easier for students to focus on academics in a community of like-minded peers. This is a school where girls come first. A typical Girls' School student is smart, creative, and willing to "dig in." In this past year, digging in included laying sod on our bare fields, moving monstrous compost piles, and participating in robotics, speech, art, music and writing competitions; whatever the challenge, GSA girls are ready to embrace it. This is a school where learning about each other is as important as learning "stuff," although there is certainly plenty of that. Students eagerly share their work at weekly community meetings, and have been extraordinarily successful in regional and state competitions in many areas of the curriculum.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin
    Grades: K-12 | 1000 students
    5.1 miles
    3230 Travis Country Circle
    Austin, TX 78735
    (512)899-8095
    5.1 K-12
    1000
  • Austin
    The Schools of Paragon
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    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
    3.2 miles
    2001 W Koenig Lane
    Austin, TX 78756
    (512)459-5040
    3.2 PK-8
    204
  • Austin
    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
    1.4 miles
    306 W 29th St
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512)474-1770
    1.4 PK-12
    70
  • Austin
    The Magellan International School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 471 students
    4.5 miles
    7938 Great Northern Boulevard
    Austin, TX 78731
    (512)782-2327
    4.5 PK-8
    471
  • Austin
    Grades: K-12 | 959 students
    1.1 miles
    1112 W 31st St
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512)299-9800
    1.1 K-12
    959

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The average private school tuition in Austin, TX is $10,972 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).