Small Middle School is located in the heart of Southwest Austin and is a public middle school serving students in grades 6 through 8. The campus has innovative course offerings in both environmental studies and career and technology education (CTE) including a strong Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM) program using the National Pre-Engineering curriculum of Project Lead the Way (Gateway to Technology) and EcoRise Design Innovation curriculum.
Small Green Tech Faculty are comprised of highly qualified and certified teachers in science, technology and math and a Master Teacher for PLtW. There is something for every student, from the advanced learner who wants to earn high school credit in our early high school/college start advanced learner track to the unique learner who wants to focus on technology or environmental sciences strands. All students who complete the coursework earn endorsements in Tech, Green or STEM at the end of the 8th grade year.
Small Middle School has a 1.2 to 1 student computer ratio in 8th grade, a Project-Based Learning technology curriculum focus, and a standards-based grading system aligned to technology literacy and communication standards for the 21st century learner. Full programs in the Fine Arts and Athletics offer our AISD students a well-rounded education focused on development of the whole child.