I Am SAISD

About Us

For more than 100 years, San Antonio Independent School District has been educating some of San Antonio’s most notable citizens – those whose contributions have made the world a better place.  Today, SAISD serves more than 54,000 students and is the third largest public school system in the Bexar County area. SAISD provides a comprehensive instructional program and related services for students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, including a college preparatory curriculum, Magnet programs and specialized schools as options for middle and high school students, career and technology education, bilingual education, special education, and a variety extracurricular opportunities.

 

MISSION

To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.

VISION

Our primary purpose of improving lives through a quality education is driven by an unrelenting determination to graduate all of our students and prepare them for success in higher education. Our ideology is reflected in our fundamental beliefs, commitments and core values that guide us in our daily practices.

CORE VALUES

  • Student Centered
  • High Expectations
  • Commitment
  • Passion
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

CORE BELIEFS   

  • Every student can learn and achieve at high levels.
       
  • We are responsible for the education and safety of every student.
       
  • We are responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the school system.
       
  • Everyone should be treated with respect.
       
  • People support what they help create.