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Information from the Principal regarding Monday, November 2nd

We hope you are safe and well. We wanted to inform you about what November 2nd, 2020 will look like on campus and remotely. Beginning Monday, November 2, 2020 we will welcome students who choose to return to school in person AND transition from class to class. Health and safety will continue to be our top priority, so the following adjustments have been made. (Click on the link above for information regarding Monday, November 2. This is new and important information.)

Senior Yard Signs

Show off your school pride and support the Akins High School by purchasing a mask. The mask is $8 each or 3 for $20! Soon we will be offering Gaiter masks and will advertise when they have arrived!!!! Contact for purchase: Susanne Ritter at 512-934-3861 or Sam Munoz 512-785-4355, please send a text message with the design and number of masks you are interested in purchasing.

During AISD's Shutdown (due to COVID-19), click here for Akins's CURRENT OPERATIONS Information

During AISD's Closure (due to COVID-19), Akins Early College High School staff is still working from home. Starting on April 6th, teachers are starting Online Learning for all their students at home. Click on the link above for information on the following: (Student Online Learning Schedule, New Student Registration & Withdrawal Information from the Registrar's Office, Contact Information for Admin & Counselors, Mental Health, Principal's Newsletters on Updates, Graduating Senior Information)

Newsletter from the Principal

Hello Akins Family! I know this time of social distancing and school closures is unprecedented and scary but please know we are working diligently to get our online (BLEND) program together within the next two weeks for all of our students to be successful through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. We will be launching online learning on April 6th, 2020. (This is as of today 3/26/2020). I will be updating you weekly in this format. (Click above to read more on the newsletter)

Akins Health Science Program donates PPE in National Emergency

CTE Health Science teacher, Ms. Jennifer Pittaway shares good news!!! Akins Health Science Dept. donated a massive amount of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) on the morning of March 23rd. Responding to the call in the community during a National Emergency. Austin Disaster Relief workers were stacking supplies on a pallet to take over to the hospital as it was being unloaded. There is no wait time, as the shortage is so significant. They were amazed by the amount donated by Akins!

AISD Parent/Family Survey

Please help us by filling out the AISD Parent/Family Survey. Your feedback is so important to us!

Akins Law Interns heading to National Competitions

White Team: Teah Eveleth, Joaquin Rivera, Amarye Tovar, Devin Ritter, and Coral Rolon (daughter of Ms. Maribel Ramos). This team earned 37th at state their freshmen year (huge accomplishment), 7th as sophomores (after winning the District Title), and 2nd Place as juniors. They absolutely deserve to represent Texas at Nationals. Mr. Salek is already in contact with some of the top litigators in Austin to make sure our Dream Team is supported by a Dream Team of attorneys. Amazing!!!!

Akins Dual Language Program

Akins is in its second year of its Dual Language Program. Students in the DL Program come from any of the 7 academies at Akins Early College High School. The purpose of this program is to offer non-native & native Spanish speaking students opportunities to learn the course subject in the academic Spanish language. For example, in the DL World Geography course, students would learn vocabulary, continents, countries & cultures all in Spanish. In a DL geometry class, students would learn all the mathematic terms/vocabulary in Spanish. (Click on the right side link in order to learn more information about Austin ISD's DL language program K-12.)

Our School At A Glance

  • 100% Early College High School Designation
  • 100% Wall-to-Wall Academies
  • 30 CTE Pathways
  • 2 P-TECHS (2020-2021)
  • 100% Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
  • donate 100% SEL Seed Campus
  • 100% RJ Focused
  • 35+ Professional/Work Certifications