COVID-19 Info Center

ASA is making every effort to keep students and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are following guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control. CLICK HERE  for guidelines.

ASA's Mission

Our mission is to accept students where they are academically, socially, and emotionally by educating, supporting, celebrating and empowering them to achieve a higher quality of life. 


To achieve our mission requires of us and our students:

Integrity, Discipline, Compassion

Principal's Message

At ASA, we're reconnecting students to education and providing them with the life skills necessary to become critical thinkers and lifelong learned. We look forward to helping our students succeed and achieve their goals!


Dr. Nicole Simpson

ASA graduation 2020! An outdoor celebration of our students in the age of COVID-19. Lots of smiles, masks and social distancing.


Upcoming Events


3x more likely to live below the poverty line
Chicago Magazine article on West Side life expectancy

Voices from the West Side: Adesha Holloway The 18-year-old high school student in West Austin talks about growing up around violence and why she wants to start her own business. AS TOLD TO NISSA RHEE Published Feb. 26, 2018

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