Austin Discovery School

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Project-Based Learning is a cornerstone of the ADS model. From kindergarten through 8th grade, students master skills as a part of a larger, multi-subject project that is then presented to the larger community.

Making Mosaics: ADS Students learning about and helped to make mosaics. These beautiful art installations are featured around every building on campus. Every student and staff member made a tile during our last year on our old campus. These tiles were integrated into our new campus as a part of a life-long commitment to the arts. 

Kindergarten math: Learning to count and group numbers!

Members of Middle School Strings playing around campus.

Cilantro Boombox rockin' Austin Discovery School's "Fall into the Arts" Festival!

Shrines for the annual Día de Muertos observance.

Connect Learning

Austin Discovery School creates socially and emotionally aware, confident, critical thinkers and problem solvers through interactive, hands-on lessons and relevant project-based learning.

Tuition-free Public School

ADS serves children within our geographic boundaries, grades K-7th. Public Charter Schools are free of charge. To apply, please visit the enrollment section of the website.

Support our School

ADS is a 501(c) non-profit institution. We rely on community support and generous donations to supplement the core academic program funded by state and federal funds. There are many ways to support our innovative educational program.