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Virtual Academy Fair (for In-coming 9th graders and New Students)

On Wednesday, January 27, Akins Early College High School will have its Virtual Academy Showcase from 6pm-7:30pm. This is a chance to learn about all the different pathway programs that Akins Early College High School offers to all students. Perspective parents and students get to meet the teachers in the various programs. You are invited to attend virtually!!!

The Akins Eagle's Eye wins prestigious award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced the names of publications who are finalists for the 2021 Crown Awards, and for the 2nd year in a row, The Akins Early College High School's 'Eagle’s Eye' was listed as a crown finalist in the Hybrid News category. Other Austin ISD high school campuses who received this same award were Bowie and McCallum high schools.

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.

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!!!!

Registering for 2020-2021 Courses?

The link above provides information about the 2020-2021 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.)

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