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2015-16 Lottery Selection Results Release Party: April 1st for REAL and Sci-Tech, April 2nd for Eden Park Academy! 

Wayside Schools is a growing premier public tuition-free college preparatory charter school district serving grades PreK-12th at three schools in South/Southeast Austin. Our proven Elementary Academy system and Secondary Preparatory model prepares students who are College Ready, Community Engaged, Global Citizens. 
Wayside Schools offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP Program.

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District Facts 
Year Founded: 1998
School District Type: 
Free Public Charter School District
School District Name: 
Wayside Schools 
South/Southeast Austin Area Campuses: 
Eden Park Academy (Pk-6th)
REAL Learning Academy (Pk-5th) 
Sci-Tech Preparatory (7th-11th) 
Accredited By: 
Texas Education Agency
Texas State Board of Education 
Grades Served: PK-11th 
(PK-12th beginning in 2015-2016)
Total Number of Students: 1400
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:20/22 
Teacher Qualifications:
Highly Qualified (NCLB/ESEA)
SBEC Certified  
TEA District Academic Rating:
2013-2014 - Met Standard*
2012-2013 - Met Standard* 
2011-2012 - Exemplary
2010-2011 - Exemplary
2009-2010 - Exemplary
2008-2009 - Exemplary 
*The TEA rating system changed. Met Standard is the highest ranking a school can receive. For full detail on our academic ranking click here.