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Founders Classical Academy - Austin
A TUITION-FREE CLASSICAL SCHOOL IN Austin
At Founders Classical Academy - Austin , we seek to provide an excellent and distinctive classical education that pursues knowledge, promotes virtue, and prepares students for prosperous lives in a free society.
We believe that the pursuit of knowledge is never-ending and we set the foundation for students to be lifelong learners.
We believe knowledge alone does not make a good citizen. The shaping of a student’s heart is more important than the shaping of their mind.
We believe that liberty is necessary for citizens to live and participate in a free and just republic.
Founders Classical Academy - Austin seeks to provide a well-rounded education that is distinctively classical, pursues knowledge, promotes virtue, and prepares students for prosperous lives in a free society. The Founders school motto is “scientia virtus et libertas,” which when translated means knowledge, virtue, and liberty. The school motto expresses the idea supported by the Founding Fathers of our nation: if we want to maintain our individual liberties and our societal freedoms, we must have a well-educated and virtuous citizenry.
We believe that the end (goal) of public education in America is to form responsible citizens and virtuous people who are prepared to flourish. We seek the growth of classical schools in general, and Founders in particular, to promote these two essential ends on a national scale. We believe that when classical schools and related educational programs become widespread and the quality of students these schools produce are recognized, we will begin to see a significant transformation in our country in terms of civic outcomes and moral conduct.
WHEN COULD YOU GRADUATE?
Since we offer a self-directed program, many of our dedicated students graduate in 3 years or less. Enter the number of high school credits you have earned so far to see how quickly you could graduate.
WHAT SETS US APART
Founders Classical Academy utilizes a classical approach to education characterized by a traditional liberal arts and sciences curriculum and whole-group teaching methodology with an orientation towards truth, beauty, and goodness.
“Rooted in virtue and focused on the child’s character, not accomplishments. I am honored to have two children attend FCA.”
“You’d be surprised with what kids will do and are fully capable of doing when it’s expected and nothing less is acceptable. It is such a positive environment from their peers and the staff!”
Founders Classical Academy - Austin (K-8)
Serving Grades K-8
9100 E. US Hwy. 290, Austin, TX 78724 (Currently Under Construction)