Last day to apply for the 2015-2016 lottery:
March 15th, 2015 
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 Wayside Schools is a premier tuition-free college preparatory charter school district serving South Austin. Our proven Elementary Academy System and Secondary Preparatory model prepares students who are College Ready, Community Engaged, Global Citizens. Our core beliefs are that all students deserve an excellent, rigorous, college preparatory public education and that all students will achieve greatness if challenged to do so. 

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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