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Information about Algebra II

Dear Austin ISD Families: The Texas legislature passed a new law, SB 232, that requires school districts to inform you that Algebra II is not required for graduation, and the possible consequences of your student not taking Algebra II. (Click above for more information)

Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year

We will have REGISTRATION throughout the summer for new and returning students. Returning students must register online. For new students, we will be available in the summer.

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.)

Parents- Accessing your student's STAAR Results

Starting June 12, all parents will have direct access to their student's STAAR results. In order to access the portal, parents will need to have their child's unique code to access STAAR scores. There is a way to get your child's unique code.

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.)

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)

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