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CDC: 227901018

AUSTIN, TX 78724

Phone: (512) 414-2589

Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School

870 students in grades 9 ‐ 12

Rated: Met Standard

Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School is an urban school in Austin with 870 students. Few students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform well above the state average in passing TAKS scores. Almost all students are prepared for college in both English Language Arts and Math.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $4,113 per student for academic programs and $6,072 per student for all school functions.

Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School is located in Congressional District 35, State Board of Education District 5 represented by Ken Mercer, Texas House District 46 represented by Dawnna Dukes and Texas Senate District 14 represented by Kirk Watson.


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Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

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Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

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Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

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Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

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