AESA Stands for Academic Excellence for the Scholar, Athlete, and Artist.
We are a private college prep school.
We proudly founded our school in 2009!
We serve students in grades k through 12.
Yes. AESA is Cognia Accredited, formerly known as AdvancED & SACS accredited (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools). Cognia is the premier accrediting body in the world, which only accredits the best schools and colleges in the world.
AESA averages 100 students. We limit the student body to 105.
We have an average 7:1 student teacher ratio, with our largest core academic classes having 8 students in a class.
Our goal is to maintain as close to a 50:50 ratio as possible.
We prepare our students for the PSAT, SAT and ACT; we also administer the Stanford Achievement Test for those families who request it.
AESA curriculum is based on National Standards, the SAT and the ACT preparedness. We foster critical thinking skills, creative thinking skills, teamwork and collaboration. Our courses are inquiry based. Our curriculum is very hands on.
No. We utilize dual-credit courses from The University of Texas at Austin, which we feel better prepares students for college and their careers.
We do not require uniforms. We have a basic standard dress code.
Yes, we follow a traditional nine month schedule with a few more holidays and our Spring Break is two weeks instead of the traditional one week. Our school year is divided into two semesters that are then each divided into two quarters each.
AESA proudly has alumni attending the following universities:
- Georgia Tech
- The New School
- University of Virginia
- University of Arizona
- Texas A&M University at College Station (scholarshipped), (acceptance)
- The University of Texas at Austin
- The Air Force Academy (acceptance = all expenses covered)
- Texas Tech University (scholarshipped)
- The University of Southern California (scholarshipped)
- The University of New Mexico (scholarshipped)
- The University of Southern Mississippi (scholarshipped)
- The University of Virginia (scholarshipped)
- Trinity University (scholarshipped)
- St. Edward’s University (scholarshipped)
- Quinnipiac University (scholarshipped)
- George Fox University (scholar shipped)
- Chapman University (offered admittance and scholarship)
- Emory University (offered admittance and scholarship)
- Rhodes College (scholarshipped)
- The Naval Academy at Annapolis (offered admittance)
- Roanoke College (scholarshipped)
- Savannah College of Art and Design (scholarshipped)
- Texas State University
- Concordia University of Montreal Canada (scholarshipped)
- The University of Alabama (offered admittance)
- The University of Oregon (offered admittance and scholarship)
- LSU (offered admittance and scholarship)
- The University of Oklahoma
- The University of Arkansas (offered admittance)
- Oklahoma State University
The Australian Shepard. We are the AESA Aussies and we have two Australian Shepard mascots, Blue and Diesel.
Have any questions that weren’t answered here? Please contact us or give us a call at 512-560-5584. We look forward to hearing from you!