Recent News

ARS Ranked #117 Nationally and #19 in Texas
The U.S. News and World Report best high schools ranked the Ann Richards School at #117 nationally and #19 in Texas. The rankings are based on college readiness, Advanced Placement tests and scores, and proficiency in math and reading. ARS received a gold medal for placing in the top 500 schools in the country.
Junior Internship Week Interviews
In May, our juniors will spend a week of school getting real-world experience during Junior Internship Week, sponsored by Intel. Special thanks to our community partners: Engineering Pathway Partners Big Red Dog City of Austin – Public Works Dept. City of Austin (Watershed Engineering Division) – Local Flood Risk Reduction City of Austin (Watershed Protection... Read more »
Senior Capstone Presentations
This spring our seniors spent the semester creating a business to help solve a community problem. They met with a client, assigned roles for each other, researched and developed a business plan, built a prototype or platform for the client, and worked with MBA students at UT’s McCombs School Business to help perfect their pitch.... Read more »
Freshmen place 2nd at Forensic Science Challenge
On March 23rd a group of our freshmen Stars participated in a Forensic Science Challenge that was judged by the Travis County Sheriff’s Office. Our Stars tested their detective skills and solved a crime scene from beginning to end. They collected documents, tested evidence, wrote a report and presented their findings to the Travis County... Read more »
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