The Schools of Paragon

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
2001 W Koenig Lane
Austin, TX 78756
Tel: (512)459-5040
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  • Paragon Prep and Primary are coed, nonsectarian, and fully accredited private schools for grades K-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.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 204 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade The Schools of Paragon Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants or shorts, collared shirts, closed-toed shoes)

Finances and Admission

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, 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, Music, Robotics Art, Chess Club, Latin Club, Math Club, Music, Robotics, Girls Empowerment Club,

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.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  2/6/2017
To sum it up for my family, I wished we had our son come join this school then.
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5  2/6/2017
(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.
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The average private school tuition in Austin, TX is $8,158 for elementary schools and $10,675 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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