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betsysdimples June 5, 2012


for fall- for my 4yr old son and eventually 2yr old daughter. Help! We need to find a good neighborhood to live in as well. Any recommendations?

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betsysdimples August 17, 2012


Thank you allgirls! Everybody has been amazing! I will look up Sunset Valley & Perez. Our current situation... More »

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emaymcnicks August 24, 2012


hey betsy. another school you could look into (particularly for your littlest) is escuelita del alma. my daughter... More »

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meri_beguiled March 20, 2012


We are moving to Austin, and need a school that will work with a 12 year old child with ODD. He has moderate behavior problems and doesn't... More » 

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MagnetMom April 5, 2012


Hi meri_beguiled, Why not talk to the Special Education department of the Austin Independent School District?... More »

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dollydaguerre May 26, 2012


It may not be your kid--most schools suck. I can't believe ALL kids don't have ODD considering how restrictive... More »

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cottic April 19, 2012


We are considering a transfer to Purple Sage Elementary or to Anderson Mill Elementary because both have Spanish dual language programs. Are there... More » 

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MagnetMom May 14, 2012


Hi cottic, Have you toured both schools yet? When you tour, you might ask if they can match you up with some... More »

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moonbuggie March 13, 2012


Hi, I recently had a very unprofessional experience with a private school during their admission/acceptance process. How do I file a complaint?

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MagnetMom March 19, 2012


Hi moonbuggie, If you feel it would do any good, you could contact the school to file a complaint. Otherwise... More »

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brilliance March 3, 2012


Is anyone willing to carpool to LASA from the Southaustin, Villages at legends Oak or Circle C?

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brilliance February 27, 2012


Is it a good idea to go to LASA in Austin, TX? Do colleges care if you come from magnet school like LASA and consider your top percentage in class... More » 

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lyndahoang March 2, 2012


It depends on which college your child wants to attend. If your child wants to attend a big state university where the... More »

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brilliance March 2, 2012


Thank you Lynda. Your reply was priceless. That makes me more confident now. Feels better now.

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tejandlucy January 30, 2012


My daughter will be starting kinder in the fall. We are unhappy with the elementary we are zoned for (I won't mention names), and are hoping... More » 

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pumpyla February 23, 2012


Try the Magellan school at Far West. It is Spanish immersion and is also a private school. We attended an info session... More »

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eduaus February 26, 2012


I would take another look at AISD schools. The district is moving toward dual language in quite a few schools that used... More »

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michgates October 25, 2011


Is there a great school for performing arts that is equally challenging academically for Middle School? any help greatly appreciated :)

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saitorul February 9, 2012


Just wait until high school to find a good performing arts program. Middle schools have very consistently fine but nothing... More »

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anndenkler February 26, 2012


Check out St Francis, where the theater elective is taught by a teacher who ran a touring youth theater group, the music... More »

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gooplix February 5, 2012


We are planning on moving to Austin this summer from Bangalore, India. Areas chosen so far are Westlake, Barton Creek and Round Rock. Please do... More » 

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pumpyla February 19, 2012


Hello, I agree with an above post regarding Laurel Mountain School. My art teacher is a Bengali woman who teaches... More »

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anndenkler February 26, 2012


You should look at St. Francis, which has a strong asian student makeup. The school is warm, welcoming and academically... More »

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nanamimo July 21, 2011


We are planning on moving to Texas after the new year, so far we know what area to rent in before buying but the deal breaker of settling in is... More » 

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forbiddendonut August 17, 2011


Where in Texas are you planning on moving? I have some suggestions if it's the Austin area. I live in SW Austin, and... More »

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ATXSchlAdvisor October 14, 2011


I agree with forbiddendonut..there are some great communities in SW Austin (As well as schools). But Round Rock ISD has... More »


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