Chaparral Star Academy

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Chaparral Star Academy
14046 Summit Dr.
Austin, Texas

 United States
Established 1998
Principal Marsha Hagin
Grades K-12
Number of students 315
Campus type Suburban
Mascot Shark

Chaparral Star Academy is a public charter school in Austin, Texas. It is an open-enrollment, publicly funded charter school in Austin, Texas. The students often participate in out-of-school activities, such as national figure skating, gymnastics, and equestrian competitions. Chaparral Star Academy offers an intensive curriculum designed for students making use of a more compact daily schedule. Students may choose from a morning session or an afternoon session. The schedule is ideal for highly motivated students involved in major programs outside of the classroom and families in need of a more flexible daily schedule.

Lower School[edit]

Grades K-6, core subjects with enrichment curriculum, including literacy, technology, study skills, theater arts, and physical education.

Middle School[edit]

Grade 7-8, high school preparatory curriculum, core subjects which allows students the opportunity to earn high school credits.

Upper School[edit]

Grade 9-12, college preparatory curriculum based on the State of Texas Distinguished high school graduation requirements, AP level instruction in most core subjects, broad range of electives, college-bound literature studies, and activities including National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB). 11th and 12th grade students are strongly encouraged to participate in ACC’s dual credit program, earning both high school and college credit simultaneously.

All classes are limited to 15 students.

First graduating class: 2001

School Awards[edit]

A 2008 National Charter School of the Year

Rated Exemplary by the TEA in 2009 and 2010 [1]

A 5-Year TEA Recognized Campus 2006-2008[2]

21 Gold Performance Awards

A 7-Year Nationally Ranked NOSB Team[3]

Top-Ranked Charter School Grades K-12 in Texas

Ranked as the number 1 Public High School in Austin by Children at Risk in 2012


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