A unique environment of experiential learning, the hacker mindset, and outdoor education that is curated by community.
Driven is public benefit corporation serving 5th students age 9-13 years old. Driven is based inside a 3,000ft² Makerspace attached to a private commercial kitchen. Students cook real food to feed themselves and others, as well as understand the metallurgy behind the fork and knife they make in the forge. Geography, literature, art, coding, philosophy, astronomy and two hour STEAM blocks. Multi-year long term projects that are truly potential realized.
Austin School for the Driven exists to awaken and encourage project based obsession in students. Here we blur the line between family, community and school. Obsessive students learn to collaborate with other students and community members, and in doing so, they develop social skills too. Interesting, inspiring adults frequently visit the school and work adjacent to our students, side by side.
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Our campus is on two acres of private land that abuts a 17 acre park with dedicated basketball, baseball, skateboard, volleyball and tennis courts. These features are connected by acres of parkland. Our total acre to student ratio is greater than 1:1. The campus is located across the street from Mueller Lake Park and Browning Hanger. Both the Makerspace and attached commercial kitchen are accessible to parents and families for personal projects. Parents have keys to the facility.