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Akins High School is a public school in Austin, TX. It has 2,665 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 97 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Administration & Policies: The principle is very strict on dress code. You cannot wear spaghetti straps, you must have a sleeve that is about as wide as 3 fingers. If anybody breaks the dress code, at first they will call yours parents to bring a change of clothes or give you a clean old shirt in exchange, and then at the end of the day you have to bring the shirt back and get your shirt. If you repeatedly break the dress code you will be sent is ISS.

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On Sports & Fitness: Our Athletics is very big! All coaches require that all student athletes sit in the front two rows and every week we turn in a grade sheet to show how we are doing in our classes. Behavior is a big thing, if you have a bad attitude, coaches will kick you off even if you are the best player on the team. All the coaches treat every athlete the same, every student athlete have the same requirements; work hard in school, work hard in practice, always do the right thing.

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On Food: The school has a variety of different kinds of foods that students can eat, but sometimes the food doesn't taste that great.

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On Teachers: Some of our teachers are very helpful, some offer tutoring everyday and some offer tutoring every other day.

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On Overall Experience: Everybody is free to express themselves, they don't have to worry about feeling like they cant be themselves because they feel like they might get mad fun of.

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Akins High School is a public school in Austin, TX. It has 2,665 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 97 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

79%

Test Performance

26
Akins High School performed better than 26% of other schools on Texas math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1490

Based on 28 students surveyed
Math
520
Verbal
490
Writing
480

ACT:
19

Based on 7 students surveyed
Math
19
English
19
Reading
18
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% The Kids
  • 20% The campus is too big
  • 20% Administration
  • 20% The food

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% Average
  • 40% The people are really laid back and no cliques
  • 20% Ew!

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% The different majors they offer.
  • 40% Biggest school in the district

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% The campus is huge
  • 20% We are nice here

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
53.8%
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Female
46.2%
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Racial Diversity

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Hispanic
74.8%
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White
12.5%
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African American
9.1%
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Asian
2.0%
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Multiracial
1.1%
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Native American
0.4%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%