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Rules and Expectations


The Student Code of Conduct (“Code”) is the district’s response to the requirements of Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code.  The Code provides methods and options for managing students in the classroom and on school grounds, disciplining students, and preventing and intervening in student discipline problems. (For further information on PAISD Student Code of Conduct, visit or request to view it from the campus behavior coordinator) The information contained within this document is specific to the Memorial 9th Grade Campus Rules and Expectations for students. Students are expected to meet all State, CDC, Social Distancing, District, and Campus rules and expectations.  Masks are not required but recommended.


Vision Statement

Memorial Ninth Grade Academy at Austin is a learning community committed to providing positive rigorous and meaningful learning experiences that promote the intellectual growth, social responsibility, physical development and creative stimulation for the development of students’ skills and abilities. The curriculum responds to evolving student interests and current global challenges and includes specialized and in-depth studies. Students are supported in taking intellectual and creative risks as they engage in their studies. At the Memorial Ninth Grade Academy, cultural differences are honored and respected. It is our highest expectation to help all students to become confident learners and responsible global citizens.


Mission Statement

Memorial 9th Grade Academy, a thriving learning community, challenges and inspires students to discover their passions and pursue their goals through strong dedication and commitment to achieve success beyond high school.