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School leader:  Leigh Moss
8509 Farm to Market 969
Austin, TX 78724

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(512) 674-0700
(512) 674-3133
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"Creative and critical thinking. Project Based, hands-on learning."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Environmental, Service learning
  • Arts
    None, Ceramics, Drawing / Sketching, Painting, Photography
  • World languages
    None
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113 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

5 STARS
34
4 STARS
10
3 STARS
7
2 STARS
9
1 STAR
8

Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 11, 2016
My two children attend Austin Discovery School, one started in Kindergarten. We love this school, which focuses on growing whole, happy & well-rounded children. The focus on social emotional learning, project based learning and creating goals for... more

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Submitted by a community member · February 03, 2016
I was a student here from kinder to 3rd grade, when i withdrew and went to a different school. When I went there, the school was not academically focused. We had lots of time outside, but not a lot of time used to learn. I remember that we never... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 07, 2015
When we started here, I had no idea what to expect, and we chose the school because of the small cohorts. My daughter has 12 kids in her class, and 31 in her group. They do specials as a group- and everything else is with her 12. So, even though... more

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Submitted by a community member · November 07, 2015
This school has been amazing for my son! He had picked up so many bad behaviors at his old school and since starting here I have seen most of them clear away. The teachers here work with the kids and coach them through social issues. My son is... more

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About this school

ADS purpose is to develop socially and emotionally aware children through hands on project based instruction which focuses on good health, fine arts, environmental and social stewardship, while pursuing meaningful and rigorous academics.

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Last modified: April 11, 2016
Last modified Austin Discovery School is a Charter school that serves grades K-7. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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