Kirby Hall School

Accredited Private School Located in Central Austin, TX

Our Austin, TX Private School At A Glance

Pre-K4 to 8th
Grades Offered
Max Students Per Class
Years in Austin, TX
Zip Codes Represented

Welcome To Kirby Hall School

Kirby Hall School is an accredited private school, conveniently located in Central Austin, TX, adjacent to the University of Texas. Serving grades Pre-K4 through 8th, we’re proud to be a place to belong for children from all walks of life in the Austin area. Learn more about our admissions process, schedule a tour, or apply to Kirby Hall School here. 

Why Choose Kirby Hall School


Kirby Hall School is one of the few non-religious Pre-K4-8th grade private schools in the Central Texas area. We strive to facilitate an environment for all members of various faiths and cultures in our community.

Experienced & Long-Serving Faculty

Students and families at Kirby Hall School often praise our long-serving, experienced, and beloved faculty, highlighting them as one of the most cherished aspects of our private school.

Family-Oriented Community

From the moment students step through our doors to when they leave for the day, they experience a nurturing and family-like atmosphere. Our approach ensures that each student feels cared for and valued, just like a member of a close-knit family.

Centrally Located Near UT

Our facility is located north of Downtown Austin, near the University of Texas at Austin, close to the intersection of West 29th and Guadalupe Streets.


At Kirby Hall School, students participate in a variety of Specials courses offered everyday including Art, Drama/Music, and P.E. Our Fine Arts teachers provide amazing support as students learn to become creative and confident in various forms of self-expression. P.E. classes enjoy the benefit of the wide-open green space of Adams-Hemphill Park right behind the school where they often visit during their regular gym time.

Spanish Language Instruction

Spanish Language Instruction is taught regularly starting with our youngest students in Pre-K4. Spanish classes are taught immersion style with an emphasis on stories, songs, and an introduction to Total Physical Response (TPR) method teaching.

Limited Student Screen Time

Our tech-international curriculum minimizes the time students spend on computers or tablets, favoring traditional methods with pen and paper and hands-on experiences that improve focus and enhance learning.


We aim to make enrollment as affordable as possible for families from all walks of life. With variable tuition and financial aid, becoming a member of the Kirby Hall Community is attainable.

Our Curriculum

At Kirby Hall, our classrooms offer a comprehensive foundation in traditional subjects like math, English, science, history, Spanish, art, physical education, drama, and music, alongside cutting-edge STEM and MakerSpace technologies and SEL initiatives. Our commitment to small class sizes ensures personalized attention, fostering lively discussions and highly engaged, critical, confident, and independent thinkers. Emphasizing a growth mindset and differentiated learning, we tailor education to each student, allowing them to excel and succeed at their own pace.

Kirby Hall’s curriculum is continually evaluated and matched with best practices from proven and scholarly educational research and with input from our respected faculty members and dedicated Dean of Curriculum.

Kirby Hall School Admissions Process

Schedule Your Tour

Schedule your tour by submitting your information through our Inquiry Form. We will follow up to schedule a time for you to experience our school first-hand and get to know our program.

Apply Online

Fill out and submit your online application and the $100 application fee through our website payment portal.

Arrange a Visit Day

Arrange for your child’s visit day by contacting our Admissions Office. During the visit day, your child will get to know and spend time with fellow students of their grade level.

Admission Notification

Kirby Hall will typically notify families of admissions within two weeks of completing the application process.

Have Any Questions?

Contact us directly if you have any questions. We would love to get to know you and discuss your child’s future.

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We Asked Families Why They Love Kirby Hall

“Small class sizes; secular and classic education; every teacher knows every student, and all the students know each other, despite grade levels; children are encouraged to be their authentic selves; the school raises the bar, instead of lowering it; minimal reliance on technology; intramural sports in elementary school.  I can’t imagine sending my kids anywhere else for primary education in Austin.”

The Cullitons

“Advanced academics AND foreign language AND positive sport exposure for all ability levels AND tight-knit friendships AND recess every day AND a drama program AND happy teachers!!! We love that Kirby Hall teachers love to teach and the staff is very supportive!”

The Louderbacks

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition Information

Learn more about Kirby Hall School’s tuition, including yearly cost and grade breakdowns below.

Financial Aid Information

Kirby Hall School wants families from all economic backgrounds to have an opportunity to attend, which is why we offer Variable Tuition rates for Financial Aid.

Frequently Asked Questions

What sets Kirby Hall School apart from others?

  • Exceptional, and tech-intentional, learning for academically curious and creative students
  • Small classes and personalized, growth mindset instruction
  • Compassionate and engaged faculty
  • A warm and inclusive environment accepting of families from all faiths, backgrounds and cultures
  • Affordable tuition with options for financial aid and variable rates

Who do I contact for more specific information about Kirby Hall School?

Please contact our Director of Admissions at [email protected] or
512-474-1770 Ext. 4.

How do I schedule a tour to visit Kirby Hall School?

Please complete an inquiry form and we will contact you shortly to schedule your tour. Thank you for your interest in Kirby Hall School!

Inquire Today

Interested in enrolling your family at Kirby Hall School? Use the inquiry form to schedule a campus tour and take the first step toward joining the Kirby Hall School community.

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