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Sci-Tech Preparatory is a candidate school* for the Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Sci-Tech Preparatory believes is important for our students. We are applying for candidacy for the Diploma Programme (grades 11-12) in the spring of 2015.  

Sci-Tech Preparatory is a premier tuition-free college preparatory charter school serving south Austin. Our proven secondary preparatory model consistently produces results that rank us amongst the best public schools in Central Texas. Sci-Tech Preparatory has a special curricular focus on science and technology applications. Under the new HB 5 graduation plans, we offer two endorsements - STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and Arts & Humanities. Our core belief is that all students deserve an excellent, rigorous, college preparatory public education.
Want to learn more? Attend our next information session and campus tour, TBD. CLICK HERE for more information 
Sci-Tech Preparatory, member campus of Wayside Schools, exists to prepare College Ready, Community Engaged, Global Citizens. To learn more about all Wayside Schools serving Austin, CLICK HERE.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. 

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit 

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Wayside Schools Champions for Children Award is designed to recognize outstanding team member's contributions to their school.
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Wayside Schools Campeon de Ninos está diseñado para reconocer las contribuciones pendientes de los miembros del equipo de su escuela.
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2014-2015 School Calendar
District Facts 
Year Launched: Summer 2012
School Type:
Tuition-Free College Preparatory 
Public Charter School
School District Name:
Wayside Schools, Founded 1998 
Campus Name:
Sci-Tech Preparatory
Accredited By
Texas Education Agency
Texas State Board of Education 
Grades Served: 7th-11th*
*Will add a grade each year until we serve grades 7-12 
Total Number of Students: 230
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:22
School Day: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Early dismissal at 1:30pm on Fridays 
Teacher Qualifications:
Highly Qualified (NCLB/ESEA)
SBEC Certified  
TEA District Academic Rating:
2012-2013 - Met Standard* 
2011-2012 - Exemplary
2010-2011 - Exemplary
2009-2010 - Exemplary
2008-2009 - Exemplary 
* for the 2012-13 school year the TEA rating system changed. Met Standard is the highest ranking a school can receive. For full detail on our academic ranking click here