Magnets, Charters & More

Discover Your Options

SAISD understands that education is not a "one size fits all" package, so we offer a breadth of programs to allow students to develop their talents or pursue special interests and career goals through magnet programs, specialized college preparatory schools and In-District Charters - all open to students across Bexar County.


Specialized schools

SAISD offers specialized schools that provide unique learning environments and rigorous academics. Find out about San Antonio's first all-girls public school, our Early College High School where you can graduate with 60 hours of college credit, and New Tech San Antonio, where core courses are combined for project-based learning in a technology-rich environment.



SAISD offers a variety of magnet programs at middle- and high school levels. Special interest areas include science, engineering, technology, manufacturing, language immersion, law, health professions, media production, international banking, international baccalaureate and more. Come find out more about our offerings, and find a program to ignite your child's passion for learning.


In-District Charters

SAISD has 13 In-District Charter schools offering a wide variety of educational opportunities. With so much to choose from, there is a very good chance that SAISD offers the specialized academic focus you are seeking.