Wayside Schools Winter Weather Update 6:20pm, 3/4/15

Due to the weather we are canceling classes at REAL, EPA and Sci-Tech on Thursday, March 5th, 2015.

Classes will resume as regularly scheduled after spring break.

Last day to apply for the 2015-2016 lottery:
March 15th, 2015 
CLICK HERE for more information on how to apply  

Upcoming Parent Information Nights 
For those interested in enrolling their kids for the 2015-2016 school year

Tues. March 3rd @ 5:30-6:30 p.m.

REAL Learning Academy
6405 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78744 
Contact Enrique Burmeister for more information: eburmeister@waysideschools.org (512) 220-9184 

REAL Learning Academy is a premier tuition-free college preparatory charter school serving south Austin. REAL Learning Academy is a candidate school* for the Primary Years Program. The school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that REAL Learning Academy believes is important for our students.
Want to learn more? Call 512-438-7325 to schedule a visit! 
REAL Learning Academy, member campus of Wayside Schools, exists to prepare College Ready, Community Engaged, Global Citizens. To learn more about all Wayside Schools serving Austin, CLICK HERE.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. 

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org 

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Front office - 512.438.7325
6405 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78744 


Champions for Children Award

Wayside Schools Champions for Children Award is designed to recognize outstanding team members' contributions to their school.
Click here to nominate an outstanding REAL Learning Academy team member! 
Wayside Schools Campeon de Ninos está diseñado para reconocer las contribuciones pendientes de los miembros del equipo de su escuela.
Haga clic aquí para nominar a un miembro destacado equipo! 

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2014-2015 School Calendar
District Facts
Year Launched: 2012
School Type:
Free Public Charter School
School District Name:
Wayside Schools, Founded 1998 
Campus Name:
REAL Learning Academy
Accredited By
Texas Education Agency
Texas State Board of Education 
Current Grades Served:
Pre-K3 - 5th 
Total Number of Students: 700
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:22 
School Day: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Early dismissal at 1:30pm on Wednesdays
Teacher Qualifications:
Highly Qualified (NCLB/ESEA)
SBEC Certified