News and Announcements

GT Nomination Window November 4-15, 2019

Parents, teachers, and students may complete the nomination form. The form is linked to the headline for easy access. The form will also be available in the front office. Please return all forms to Rebecca Redland-Sturzl by 4:30 on November 15, 2019.

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)

TSI Testing Center

Akins High School will have the TSI Testing Lab open in June, a few weeks in July and August. See Schedule.

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.)

Akins High School's Report Card Information

Dear Parent:

Akins High School is sharing this information about the district and your child’s campus with you as part of its obligations under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).

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 girls basketball team follows a new Routt to Class 6A playoffs

Shae Routt tried to warn her new teammates at Akins. She tried to tell them that the initial girls basketball practices would involve few basketballs and a whole lot of conditioning drills. She tried, too, to describe the coaching style of her mother, Erica, a former standout at the University of Texas who arrived at Akins before this season after spending two years at Reagan.
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