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Austin Partners in Education

  • Austin Partners in Education
  • P.O. Box 6118
  • Austin, TX 78762
  • Frances Barrera
  • College Readiness Program Supervisor
  • (512) 637-0900

Program Description

Focusing on Austin ISD's schools located in under-resourced communities and serving predominantly economically disadvantaged students, Austin Partners in Education delivers innovative, volunteer-driven academic and mentoring programs. APIE's 1,550 volunteers work with students at pivotal junctures in their education, providing a vital extension of academic and social/emotional support to students. Through the flagship Classroom Coaching program, students benefit from small group (3:1 or below) instruction from volunteers drawn from more than 200 Austin area government agencies, businesses and community organizations.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Community service/service hours
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 583
  • Middle School: 956
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Austin Community College District
  • Baylor University