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SAISD has 21 Specialized Schools, across grade levels, with diverse areas of focus and innovative methods of instruction. With a few exceptions, our Specialized Schools are those where all students at the school, not just a group of students, are a part of the program and receive specialized instruction. Some of these schools operate under non-traditional grade configurations, such as PK-8, PK-12, 4-8 and 6-12.

Early College High Schools

Brackenridge ECHSBrackenridge Early College HS (9-12)
400 Eagleland Drive, 78210
210-228-1200
(In-District Charter)

This early college high school, located on the campus of Brackenridge High School, offers a personalized learning environment where students complete their high school diploma while earning up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an Associate Degree at no cost to the student or family. Upon graduation, students make a seamless transition from high school to a 4-year college or university. Students living within the Brackenridge High School attendance zone or outside of SAISD boundaries are eligible to apply. Apply now

 

St Phillips ECHSSt. Philip's Early College HS (9-12)
1801 Martin Luther King Drive, 78203
210-486-2406
(In-District Charter)

This early college high school, located on the campus of St. Philip’s College, offers a personalized learning environment where students complete their high school diploma while earning up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an Associate Degree at no cost to the student or family. Students also have the opportunity to obtain industry certification in Information Technology or Automotive Technology. Upon graduation, students make a seamless transition from high school to a 4-year college or university or the workforce. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

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Travis ECHSTravis Early College HS (9-12)
1915 N. Main Ave., 78212
210-738-9830
(In-District Charter)

This early college high school offers a personalized learning environment where students complete their high school diploma while earning up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an Associate Degree at no cost to the student or family.  Students take their high school courses at Travis and walk across the street to San Antonio College for their higher-education courses. Upon graduation, students will make a seamless transition from high school to a 4-year college or university. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now


Other high schools

CAST Tech High School (9-12)
637 N. Main Ave., 78205

(In-District Charter)

Scheduled to open for the 2017-18 school year, this school will be located downtown in two freshly-renovated buildings on the Fox Tech High School campus. The school will work hand-in-hand with industry partners to prepare students for careers in technology and business and will include flexible schedules, hands-on projects and real world problems to solve, as well as job-shadowing, mentorships, internships and job opportunities upon graduation. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Application period opens in January 2017.

 

Fox TechFox Tech High School (9-12)
637 N. Main Ave., 78205
210-738-9730 
(Magnet)

This stand-alone magnet school is a non-traditional high school dedicated to developing future health and law professionals. The magnets deliver a college-preparatory curriculum for students interested in pursuing pre-med or pre-law degrees but provide a solid academic foundation for any eligible college-bound student. Located in the heart of downtown, students can draw on a host of legal and medical professionals in close proximity to the school to experience specialized learning programs and career opportunities within their field of interest. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Phoenix Middle CollegePhoenix Middle College (11-12)
(Southwest Campus of St. Philip's College)
800 Quintana Road, 78211
210-486-7132

This industry training program, open to juniors and seniors, is an exclusive partnership between SAISD and Alamo Colleges where SAISD students take classes at St. Philip's College Southwest Campus to earn both their high school diploma and up to 32 hours of college credit, while learning a skilled trade in a demand occupation.

 

Middle Schools

Harris MSHarris MS (6-8) 
325 Pruitt Ave., 78204
210-228-1220
(In-District Charter)

At this school, intense science and technology methodology is fused with a rigorous college-preparatory liberal arts program. Science skills are increased across the curriculum, and extracurricular materials and information are provided to illustrate how students can explore the world around them using everyday tools, models and experiences. It is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Irving MSIrving MS (6-8) 
1300 Delgado St., 78207
210-738-9740
(In-District Charter)

The academic cornerstone for this school’s curriculum is an award-winning music program that recognizes the important role music education can play across subjects and in all facets of learning. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Rhodes MSRhodes MS (6-8) 
3000 Tampico St., 78207
210-978-7925
(In-District Charter)

This school provides a technology-focused curriculum that gives students the skills needed to prepare for high school and college. From building bridges to troubleshooting computer circuit boards, students are challenged and develop valuable problem-solving and critical-thinking skills through hands-on learning. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Whittier MSWhittier MS (6-8)
2101 Edison Drive, 78201
210-738-9755
(In-District Charter)

This companion to SAISD’s Health Professions Magnet at Edison High School provides a firm science and health foundation as a basis for problem-solving and research skills. Through a partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center, students are provided an extraordinary opportunity for hands-on learning alongside some of the nation’s top scientists, physicians and professors. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Academies

Advanced learning academy (PK-12)
637 N. Main Ave., 78205
210-738-9730
(In-District Charter)

This academy is designed for students who have the interest and desire for creative and academic challenges.  Similar to institutions of higher and independent learning, there is no bell system and students are grouped in classrooms based on ability, not age. The schedule is largely self-regulated, giving students longer periods of time to work on multiple subjects. The school, located across two nearby campuses, also serves as a model learning laboratory for aspiring teachers and leaders in partnership with Trinity University, with teacher interns working side-by-side master teachers to earn a graduate degree on a campus dedicated to a rigorous and meaningful education.  Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Bonham AcademyBonham Academy (K-8)
925 S. St. Mary’s St., 78205
210-228-3300
(In-District Charter)

Students at this dual-language immersion school have the opportunity to become fluent in Spanish while cultivating a lifelong appreciation and respect for art, culture and the environment. Education is enhanced through field trips to arts and sciences venues, as well as through outdoor learning in the school’s gardens, including a designated National Wildlife Habitat for the monarch butterfly. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Hawthorne AcademyHawthorne Academy (K-8)
115 W. Josephine St., 78212
210-738-9795
(In-District Charter)

At this school, self-reflection and goal-setting skills are honed through the internationally acclaimed Core Knowledge Curriculum, combined with the school’s award-winning visual arts program. Weekly character education promotes citizenship, ethics and responsibility, and students are set on a pathway toward successful adulthood through college and career awareness. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

King AcademyMartin Luther King Academy (K-8)
3501 Martin L. King Drive, 78220
210-978-7935
(In-District Charter)

This school’s motto ― “Creating tomorrow’s leaders through preparation today” ― is fulfilled by offering students a strong foundation in academics, literacy and technology, combined with public service. Opportunities to develop leadership qualities are augmented through partnerships with businesses, community organizations and volunteer agencies. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Twain AcademyMark Twain Dual Language Academy
2411 San Pedro Ave., 78212
210-738-9745

Scheduled to open for the 2017-18 school year, this academy will provide dual English and Spanish immersion for students in pre-kindergarten through 2nd grade, with plans to add additional grades in subsequent years. This school will join Bonham Academy and Herff Elementary School as the District’s dual-language campuses, with more to come as the District seeks to expand this education model. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Steele Montessori Academy (PK-8)
Trained Montessori teachers, multi-age groupings, hands-on learning, self-directed activity through a program developed in collaboration with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector. To open with children ages 3-6, ultimately serving students aged 3-12.  Apply now

 

YMLAYoung Men's Leadership Academy
545 S. W. W. White Road, 78220
210-354-9652
(In-District Charter)

This school is San Antonio’s first all-boys public school offering a model of education that is backed by research that indicates that boys and girls learn differently. The school helps boys achieve their highest potential by setting high expectations and emphasizing character, leadership and discipline. It will serve grades 4-8 in the 2017-18 school year. Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

YWLAYoung Women's Leadership Academy (6-12)
2123 W. Huisache Ave., 78201
210-438-6525
(In-District Charter)

This 2015 National Blue Ribbon School and consistently high-performing campus is a collaborative effort between SAISD and the Foundation for the Education of Young Women. It is San Antonio’s first all-girls public school, with a focus on math, science and technology, along with college preparation, leadership and women's health. It serves young women in grades 6-12, and students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Elementary Schools

Barkley Ruiz ESBarkley-Ruiz ES (PK-5)
1111 S. Navidad St., 78207
210-978-7940

(In-District Charter)

This school employs a holistic educational approach tailored to each child’s unique style of learning, with particular concentration on early intervention.  Students from across Bexar County and surrounding areas may apply. Apply now

 

Briscoe ESBriscoe ES (PK-5)
2015 S. Flores St., 78204
210-228-3305
(In-District Charter)

This school provides accelerated academics in keeping with the school’s long-standing tradition of scholastic excellence. The curriculum also serves to prepare students seeking enrollment into the International Baccalaureate Institute at Burbank High School. Apply now

 

Lamar ESLamar ES (PK-6)
201 Parland Place, 78209
210-738-9800
(In-District Charter)

Starting August 2017, Lamar as a new in-district charter will include project-based learning with a civics engagement focus, social-emotional learning, dual-language programs, and an extended school day and year. This school will also serve as one of Trinity’s professional development schools where Lamar and Trinity education students engage in meaningful learning together. Apply now

 





 

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