Specialized Schools


Specialized schools

Fox Tech High School

637 N. Main Ave., 78205

Fox Tech High School is a stand-alone magnet school dedicated to developing future health and law professionals. Our college-preparatory magnets are designed for students interested in pursuing pre-med or pre-law degrees but provide a solid academic foundation for any eligible college-bound student living either inside or outside of the SAISD boundaries. 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.

New Tech San Antonio High School
4635 E. Houston St., 78220
210-661-4134 ext. 1113

New Tech San Antonio, part of the nationally-acclaimed New Technology Network, is the only school of its kind in South Texas. New Tech is a high school where subjects are integrated, students work in teams and learning is project based – all in a technology-rich environment. The model emphasizes a one-to-one student-to-computer ratio and offers a wealth of college preparatory course work. New Tech San Antonio, called a school-with-in-a-school, is housed at Sam Houston HS.
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Phoenix Middle College
(Southwest Campus of St. Philip's College)
800 Quintana Road., 78211

The Phoenix Middle College program, open to juniors and seniors, is an exclusive partnership between SAISD and Alamo Colleges where our students take classes at St. Philip's College to earn both their high school diploma and up to 32 hours of college credit. This unique program provides the latest technological advances for learning a skilled trade in a demand occupation.
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Travis Early College High School
1915 N. Main Ave., 78212

Located adjacent to San Antonio College campus, Travis 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. Upon graduation our students will make a seamless transition from high school to a four year college or university.
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Young Women's Leadership Academy
2123 W. Huisache Ave., 78201

The San Antonio Young Women's Leadership Academy (grades 6-12) is a collaborative effort between San Antonio Independent School District and the Foundation for the Education of Young Women. The focus of San Antonio's first all-girls public school is on math, science and technology, along with college preparation, leadership and women's health.
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Helpful Information

Charter & Magnet application
period for 2015-16: Oct. 1-Dec. 12 

Charter & Magnet Fair
Oct. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Alamo Convocation Center
110 Tuleta Drive 

Process & Application
Internal Charters 

Brochure: Magnets & Specialized Schools

Video: SAISD Magnets at a Glance