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Griffin School
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  • Private
  • AUSTIN, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade C+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 10
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$18,250
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Griffin School

Founded in 1996, Griffin School provides students with a high school program that values individuality, creativity, and community. What makes Griffin unique is the balance between a rigorous college preparatory academic program and a vibrant, creative and supportive school community. Our interactive classes are capped at fifteen students and academic programming fosters artistic expression, critical thinking, and genuine involvement in the school and Austin community. We offer Advanced Placement courses across all disciplines, a broad array of fine arts classes, and a competitive sports program. We are located in Central Austin in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. 

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Griffin School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1310
29 responses
Average ACT
29
20 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
  • PROM- all students can attend
    36%
  • Graduation - very personalized and moving!
    27%
  • Halloween!
    18%
  • Class trips
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%

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Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
145
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 7 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 7 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$75,618
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,385
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$527,052
National
$217,500

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