You don't have to live in Eanes Independent School District to get a good foundation for your children's education. We have several great schools in Austin that are expanding. Here is an update about the new locations for some of Austins private schools.
The Khabele School is now opening a new elementary school location at 9607 Brodie Lane. This four acre site was a former daycare that is under construction to add capacity and more school rooms and administrative space. This location will serve kindergarten through fifth grade. There will be six dedicated classrooms, two community rooms and a children's garden. The elementary's old site on 6305 Manchaca Road will evolve into the Khabele;s Montessori Pre-K school. For more information about The Khabele School please visit www.Khabele.org.
Regents School of Austin is building a new 70,000SF high school at 3230 Travis Country Circle. They hope to have this new facility complete by August 5th, 20013 to welcome students for the 2013-2014 school year. This site will have four state-of-the-art science laboratories, a laser optics lab and two lab prep rooms. The capacity is 320 ninth through twelfth grade students. Regents is known as a local private Christian school emphasizing the basics: logic, grammar, rhetoric. There are numerous casual gathering places on campus to foster a sense of casual community. Several classrooms did away with individual desks in favor of a large round table to promote interaction, discussion and listening. For more information please visit www.Regents_Austin.com.
Banockburn Christian Academy Has served the south Austin community for many years. They provide a bible based education with accredited higher level education. their moto is; Bridging the future, building community, laying the foundation, raising the standard, igniting imaginations, expanding horizons and inspiring generations. Banockburn is located at 7100 Brodie Lane and you can obtain more information at their site www.BCAAustin.org.
El Jardin de Ninos Interlingua International School is becoming an international Baccalaureate World School. This new certification should be completed by November. Their main focus is developing an educational format to foster higher-level thinking and inquisitiveness. They are located at 8707 Mountian Crest Drive at Old Bee Caves Road. You can find more information about their curriculum at www.AustinBilingualSchool.com.
The Soleil School is a private elementary school that was in Austin's famed Hyde Park neighborhood for many years. They have just expanded their facility on a new campus in Oak Hill. This is about 15 minutes from downtown, but with a decidedly serene country feeling on 20 acres. Their philosophy is: "At the Soleil School we celebrate the uniqueness of each student and each Guide. We embrace innovation, variety and dynamism. The child is at the center of the classroom. Each class is a constellation. Each child is star. Learning is not production, but a creative process of becoming." You may obtain information about the 2013-14 school year here: www.SoeilSchool.com/about.
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