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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the registration deadline?
We are currently accepting registrations on a rolling basis. Go to 
Austin Independent School District to get started. 

Do you charge tuition? 

No. Mendez Middle School is a free, public charter school. 


When is the first day of school?
The first day of school for the 2023-2024 school year is Wednesday, 2 August 2023. 

When do classes start and end?

Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m.. Please click here to review the Master Schedule.

Which grades do you serve? 

For the 2023-2024 school year, our school will serve grades 7-8. 


Do you offer before and after care services?
Yes. Our school offers free before and after care services. Hours are from 6:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Instruction will begin at 8:00 a.m., but students are welcome to come early to read, study, or use a computer. Should a parent need to drop their child off as early as 6:30 a.m. (in order to get to work on time, for example), our doors will be open at that time.


Where is the school located?
Mendez Middle is located at 5106 Village Square Dr. in Austin, TX.

Does Mendez have a dress code?
Yes. Students are expected to be dressed neatly, well-groomed and have a general good appearance. Our Dress Code policy can be found in our
Parent-Student Handbook on page 11.

Does Mendez have a school supply list?

Yes. Please click here for our 2023-2024 school supply list.

Additional questions? Email us at

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