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As part of the Austin Independent School District High School Redesign plan, Akins High School is divided into 6 different Academies. To help each student build a personal vision of greatness, Akins has created six Academy-structured Smaller Learning Communities. From 9th-12th grade career-focused learning, Academies strive to offer rigorous, relevant curriculum to promote student success. Each Academy offers a core foundation of courses and real-world learning experiences for every student.  At the end of each major, students are able to participate in some type of capstone, internship, and/or practicum program.
(CLICK below or on the side menu for more information on each academy)

Academy of Business, Leadership & Legal Enterprises - ABL2E


Green Tech Academy - GTA 


The Arts & Humanities Academy – AHA 


Social Services Academy - SSA  


New Tech Academy - NTA

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math - STEM