Lively offers dynamic programs where students are challenged and supported in our historic and beautiful setting. All students are welcome to enroll in diverse academic electives, and award-winning fine arts and athletic programs. Lively's dual language program provides students athletic programs. Lively's dual language program provides students the opportunity to become bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural through high-level cognitive instructional practices. The dual language program is open to students who completed a K-5 dual language program at an AISD elementary, or by placement test. Dual language students have the opportunity to take a range of advanced placement classes and can earn both high school and college credit. Our humanities and Law for international Studies Magnet Program offers advanced academics and is the only program of its kind at the middle school level in AISD. The three strands of Law, Humanities, and International Studies provide the basis for a wide array of unique academic electives that prepare students for high school and beyond. Students who are accepted in to the magnet program enroll in accelerated language arts and social studies courses where they enjoy cross-curricular, project-based learning that is literacy intensive. All students can take courses for high school credit, including algebra, geometry, and a variety of world language, preparing them for success in any high school setting.