Austin, TX 78702Map Phone: (512) 414-2021Fax: (512) 477-7640Principal: Rick Garner
Blackshear Fine Arts Academy, a National Blue Ribbon School located on 11th Street in East Austin, is the first elementary school in Austin ISD devoted to the arts. The school provides a well-rounded educational experience in a safe instructional environment, conducive to positive learning experiences in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect. Each morning, students focus on instructional academic programming, followed by an afternoon in a fine arts strand, which ranges from ballet and music to theater and graphic arts. On Fridays, students participate in clubs with activities that include cycling, yoga and scouts.
The goal of the tight-knit school community is to foster and maintain a peaceful, respectful learning community in which all students will master the competencies of the core curriculum while developing their multiple intelligences. Programs for families encourage parents to be involved in their child's education.
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After-school Programming - Free
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