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Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
District Harmony Science Academy (Austin)
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: German
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Painting
Photography
World languages taught German
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 47% 29%
Asian or Pacific Islander 21% 4%
Hispanic 14% 52%
Black 14% 13%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 16% 17%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 23% 60%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
6
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
14
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Game club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Mock trial competition club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Public School
Students typically continue on to these schools 4 years years collage

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Instructional aide / coach
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Https://hspaustin.org/database/applyonline.asp
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/20/2013
# of applications received 1158
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 152
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014