Paragon Preparatory Inc

previous
next
Paragon Preparatory Inc Photo #1 - Paragon 5th graders pause to reflect on the beauty and serenity of Hill Country nature.
Paragon Prep and Primary are coed, nonsectarian, and fully accredited private schools for grades PK-8 in Austin, Texas.
Since 1997, Paragon has delivered a balanced push in a nurturing environment.
Graduates are ready for the honors program of any high school and participate in athletics, academic competitions, robotics, and community service projects.
Paragon delivers a first rate education in a small setting for students who are excited about learning.
In addition to taking on the most rigorous curriculum in town and earning up to 5 high school credits during their time here, students also have the opportunity to compete on sports teams as well as participate in a variety of electives.

Top Placements

Paragon Preparatory Inc places among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students131 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Paragon Preparatory Inc Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants or shorts, collared shirts, closed-toed shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art, Chess Club, Girls Empowerment Club, Latin Club, Math Club

Club or Organization:
Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Music

School Notes

  • Paragon provides a dynamic, fun, and stimulating environment in exchange for a student and parental commitment to excellence. It is this partnership that makes Paragon Prep a success and an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. Paragon produces students who are well-rounded, inquisitive, thoughtful, concerned for others, devoted to (and knowledgeable about) democratic and entrepreneurial principals. Paragon strives to inspire students to become articulate, ethical, and eager for further learning. At Paragon Prep, students are involved in a variety of academic competitions, clubs and class trips that are both educational and culturally enriching. Students are introduced to standardized test-taking strategies (SAT, ACT) and advanced study skills. Eligible students are involved in the Duke Talent Identification Program and all students become proficient in the use of technology via projects requiring Internet research and multimedia presentations. At Paragon, students are given a truly comprehensive educational experience.
Show me:
People that viewed Paragon Preparatory Inc also viewed these schools: Austin Waldorf School, Girls' School Of Austin, Brentwood Christian School, City School and Hill Country Christian School of Austin.
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin
    Austin Waldorf School
    Austin Waldorf School Photo - Grade Two Classroom
    Waldorf School
    Grades: K-12 | 383 students
    12.6 miles
    8700 South View Road
    Austin, TX 78737
    (512) 288-5942
    12.6 K-12
    383
  • Austin
    Grades: K-8 | 150 students
    3.2 miles
    2007 Mccall Rd
    Austin, TX 78703
    (512) 478-7827
    3.2 K-8
    150
  • Austin
    Brentwood Christian School
    Brentwood Christian School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: PK-12 | 608 students
    5.3 miles
    11908 N Lamar Blvd
    Austin, TX 78753
    (512) 835-5983
    5.3 PK-12
    608
  • Austin
    City School
    City School Photo - Learn - Lead - Serve
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: PK-8 | 118 students
    9 miles
    1844 Teri Road
    Austin, TX 78744
    (512) 416-7744
    9 PK-8
    118
  • Austin
    Grades: PK-12 | 521 students
    10 miles
    12124 Ranch Rd 620 North
    Austin, TX 78750
    (512) 331-7036
    10 PK-12
    521

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
To sum it up for my family, I wished we had our son come join this school then.
- Posted by
5  
(Note: I left this review on Great Schools as well). I have a 9 year old daughter enrolled in grade 3 at Paragon. This is her first year of attendance. Prior to this year she spent a total of four years at two other private school in Austin. She will leave Paragon after graduating from the 8th grade (the highest grade they teach). Here's why: 1) Phenominal academics - every subject is taught by a specialist, every child is challenged to reach their individual potential, and scores and grades reflect real learning rather than fuzzy, feel good jibber jabber; 2) Fun - they have gym twice a day! They have crazy hat day, Elvis day, Dia los Muertos, etc, etc. They take field trips to interesting places. The school "bell" is actually rock music that is chosen by the kids. It's just fun.; 3) Character Building - the kids are taught to be disciplined, upstanding citizens that are responsible for themselves and the environment in which they learn. They aren't coddled or patronized. They are given respect and they are expected to carry themselves accordingly. 4) Money - you pay your tuition and fees and that's it. Nobody is contantly bugging you for more money. This is a very, VERY, professionally run school. I cannot recommend this school more highly. Oh...and my daughter LOVES it.
- Posted by

Endorse Paragon Preparatory Inc. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
This hub page lists over three dozen articles dealing with issues in high school such as academics and discipline.
TLTR? There are a couple of private school documents which you need to read.
You cannot rank private schools. We explain why.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Austin, TX is $10,632 for elementary schools and $14,127 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Austin, TX is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).