Kirby Hall School

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The mission of Kirby Hall School is to prepare bright and kind young people for a life of academic success, personal fulfillment and satisfaction, and service to their community.
A gifted faculty with genuine affection for children and teenagers helps each student meet his or her greatest potential by setting high standards for academic achievement and honorable behavior, while recognizing and rewarding individual strengths and being sure that all students are taught to respect and support their fellow schoolmates.
Kirby Hall pursues its goals through a traditional course of study and small classes, where individual attention is possible and is given daily to each student.
We believe that children achieve and grow in a more wholesome way when they are well-nurtured, happy and having fun.
The environment reflects the values of kindness, humility and mutual respect.
Kirby Hall students ultimately go forward in their lives knowing both how to succeed in the world themselves and how to make it a better place for others.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students92 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Kirby Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPreK4: $9900 K - 8th: $15,750 9th - 12th: $18,725
Admissions DirectorEmily Gonzales

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Cooking Club, Foreign Language Clubs, Stem Club, Taekwondo

School Notes

  • The mission of Kirby Hall School is to prepare bright and kind young people for a life of academic success, personal fulfillment and satisfaction, and service to their community.
  • A gifted faculty with genuine affection for children and teenagers helps each student meet his or her greatest potential by setting high standards for academic achievement and honorable behavior, while recognizing and rewarding individual strengths and being sure that all students are taught to respect and support their fellow schoolmates.
  • Kirby Hall pursues its goals through a traditional course of study and small classes, where individual attention is possible and is given daily to each student.
  • We believe that children achieve and grow in a more wholesome way when they are well-nurtured, happy and having fun.
  • The environment reflects the values of kindness, humility and mutual respect.
  • Kirby Hall students ultimately go forward in their lives knowing both how to succeed in the world themselves and how to make it a better place for others.

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School Reviews

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Great school, great people. We're almost done with our second year at Kirby Hall School and I could not have asked for a better environment for my child. We are greeted every morning with friendly hellos from staff and parents alike. It may seem small, but it brightens the morning. The workload is high, but it lacks any resemblance of overwhelming pressure. It is spread out throughout the day and week that we don't feel overwhelmed. The school has also increased its available after school activities, as well as family events, which keeps us active in our child's education and environment. I knew when I began my search for private schools in Austin that I wanted 2 things: 1. a solid education that would challenge and support my child in future classrooms and experiences, and 2. a small classroom size environment that would not lose my child to the masses. We are nothing short of happiness and relief with Kirby Hall School.
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