Wayside Schools is an open-enrollment, tuition-free PreK3-12 public charter school network that provides over 1,800 students across its four South Austin campuses with a rigorous International Baccalaureate education. All Wayside Schools campuses are united in its mission to prepare college-ready students who are active in their communities and competitive in an increasingly global market.
Wayside Schools serves every scholar – no exceptions. Our educational program provides every child with the support they need to achieve their full potential and graduate as college-ready scholars.
At Wayside Schools, all educators, administrators, parents, and students are scholars. We value a growth mindset, lifelong learning, and are all engaged in the education of all scholars. All Wayside educators serve as models for lifelong learning and growth mindset.
We are stronger together. We bring all scholars and community partners together to fulfill our mission and work collaboratively to transform obstacles into opportunities.
Our network is firmly committed to providing ALL scholars with an engaging, joyfully rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) education.