The following are the schools in and around Austin that share these core values:

  • emphasis on whole child (social, emotional, intellectual)
  • no letter or numerical grading
  • not a corporate-funded chain

They also have in common:

  • no standardized tests
  • no or little required homework
  • mixed-age settings of 3-4 yr span
  • self-directed learning
  • student input on own curriculum
  • ample outdoor time (minimum of 45 minutes per day)
  • no more than 150 students
  • free, unstructured time


        AHB Community School
        Austin OneHeart School
        Great Minds Learning Community
        Inside Outside School 
        Skybridge Academy
        Whole Life Learning Center


        Game of Village Austin