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    The International School of Texas and Abercorn International School

    February 9, 2016


    The International School of Texas and Abercorn International School are delighted to announce that the two schools will be combining beginning the academic year 2016/2017. The school will be located on IST’s spacious and stunning grounds in order to accommodate expected future growth and development.  Teachers and other personnel will be recruited from the staff […]


    More exciting STEM events at Abercorn!

    November 13, 2015


    Our Formula Fun Day that took place just prior to the Austin F1 race was yet another demonstration of the school’s commitment to STEM. The event was an informative and exciting occasion, with the students exercising their knowledge, understanding and skills across a wide range of curriculum areas through the racing car focused projects. The […]

    Yet another Accreditation for Abercorn!

    April 20, 2015

    It is with great pride that I bring you more news of Abercorn International School’s success, this time in being recognized as ready for accreditation by the Texas Alliance of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS). The TAAPS accreditation team inspectors spent two days with us here this week, in the final stage of our rigorous accreditation process, to review all aspects of our school operations and curriculum. TAAPS is the organization which “sets the standards for excellence in Texas education”   ( and is a key accrediting agency approved by the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC). They were extremely impressed with the school’s curriculum and educational program, noting that this has already been recognized by the IB in the granting of IB World school status and authorization of the PYP here at Abercorn. They commented on “positive” outcome in all areas, and noted“excellent” facilities. It was yet another validating for Abercorn International School and all that has been achieved here.My thanks go to the staff and faculty for all of their hard work, and to the parents for    supporting this small but ambitious school in its development so far, and our future growth – go Abercorn!

    Abercorn Literacy Week

    March 31, 2015


    Abercorn International School had their Literacy Week March 23-March 27. Activities included a visit from Community Impact, a book swap, a bookmark contest, a visit from local illustrator, Logan Ganshirt, wearing and describing crazy socks, a Mystery Reader every afternoon, a contest to raise money for Heifer International, a Book Fair, and concluded with a […]

    IB Authorization keeps Abercorn International Steaming Ahead!

    March 24, 2015

    Abercorn International School is proud to announce its latest success in a series of recent achievements: that of attaining IB World School status as a result of the rigorous authorization process of its Primary Years Programme. The combination of this globally acclaimed approach, with the high standards of the English National Curriculum, results in a […]

    Year 2 Scientists

    February 23, 2015


    Year 2 have recently begun a new unit which focusing on the use of forces and motion. Everyone has had wonderful time experimenting with forces and working out which force they are using. They have been scientists experimenting and recording how we move a piece of paper. Some  children recorded using a written report, while others made themselves […]

    School Choice Week

    February 2, 2015


    In celebration of “National School Choice Week”, our students received a sticker or a scarf today, which they sported in morning Assembly. Participants in National School Choice believe that “parents should be empowered to choose the best educational environments for their children -­‐ from traditional public schools to public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online learning, and homeschooling”. […]

    Steaming Ahead at Abercorn International School

    December 17, 2014


    Students at Abercorn International School have been integrating their STEM projects with the Arts this month as they have developed skills and understanding in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the Arts : STEAM ! They have extended their creative and innovative skills across the curriculum by acquiring and applying knowledge and understanding of materials and […]

    Abercorn in the news

    December 11, 2014

    Abercorn School makes headline news on Kvue TY with our winning coat drive for 2014

    Abercorn’s coat drive success

    December 5, 2014


    Our students expended their energy in Coach Campaigne’s musical chairs game as they donated their “coats for kids”. When asked about the purpose of this coats drive, it was very clear that our students understood the needs of others, had taken action to ensure they could help out and took pride in their contributions. An […]

    Abercorn International School is proud to be an IB World School authorized to deliver the Primary Years Programme.