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Akins High School is taking applications for Early College High School for 2019-2020. Click on the QUICKLINKS for more info.

Congratulations to Girls Wrestling for winning the school's 5th District Championship!

Tennis Athletes did well in Boys Singles, Boys Doubles, and Girls Singles! 

Grand Champion Team Award

Amazing Theater Musical-  CHICAGO (High School Edition)

Startup Superstar Entrepreneurs

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Akins High School FFA

The Akins Legal Eagles (Law Interns) get recognized by the Texas Legislature

Akins High School Student Council

Proud students of the Social Services Academy

Akins High School Health Science Students

Amazing 2018-2019 Fine Arts Dept.

Akins High School hosts City of Austin Mayoral Forum

Akins students participate in a forum- Podemos Latina Lawmakers

Akins Business Professionals Of America

9th Grade A Team wins 20 games this season!  

911 Emergency Communications Interns visit Star Flight

Dr. W. Charles Akins (1932-2017)

Akins Pet Clinic

2018-2019 Cheerleading Squad

Coach Eugene Salazar-  300 Career Wins in Baseball!!!

Counselors' Appreciation Week

Upcoming Events

NO Saturday School
Date: 3/23/2019
Want to get updates and information for seniors? Join our REMIND! https://www.remind.com/join/7ack2
Date: 3/25/2019
Homework Haven
Date: 3/25/2019, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: Akins Library
Homework Haven
Date: 3/26/2019, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: Akins Library
Akins Lady Eagles JV Softball Vs. Lake Travis
Date: 3/26/2019, 5:15 PM 6:30 PM
Location: Lake Travis
Akins Lady Eagles Varsity Vs. Lake Travis
Date: 3/26/2019, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Lake Travis
Akins Tennis Vs. Lehman JV Tournament
Date: 3/27/2019, 8:30 AM
Location: Lehman High School
Homework Haven
Date: 3/27/2019, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: Akins Library

News & Announcements

Register for AP Exams

It's time to register for AP exams. Students and parents will have until 5:00 PM on Thursday, 3/15/19 to register for AP Exams. After this time, all new exam orders will be charged a $10 per exam late registration fee in addition to the exam fee.

Akins students go to the Capitol

AustinPTA invited Principal Tina Salazar and 2 students, Gabriella Pedraza and Jose Luna, to the PTA Rally day luncheon. It was an honor and privilege! #JustFundItTX

Registering for 2019-2020 Courses?

The link above provides information about the 2019-2020 Course Selections for each Academy's pathways, including endorsements. Each student must graduate with an endorsement at the end of 4 years. (An endorsement is a series of Career & Technology Education courses.)

Early College High School

Starting in the 2019-2020 school year, Akins High School will become an Early College High School. Participating students get the opportunity to earned an Associate Degree in General Studies before they graduate from High School. (Click above for more information.)

Akins High School is ranked as "Best High Schools" by U.S. News & World Report

Akins High School is ranked 226th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Akins High School is 39 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 89 percent. Akins High School is 1 of 19 high schools in the Austin Independent School District. (Click on the Link)

Austin ISD Safety and Austin Bombings

March 19, 2018

Dear Austin ISD families,
We hope that you and your family had a restful and relaxing Spring Break, but we understand that tension may be high as our children return to school in the midst of the situation in Austin involving explosives.
We want you to know we are coordinating with the Austin Police Department—along with state and federal partners—to take any and all necessary security precautions. (Click on the link above for more information.)

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