Magnets, Charters & Specialized Schools
Fox Tech High School
New Tech San Antonio HS
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.
Phoenix Middle College
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.
St. Philip's Early College HS
St. Philip's Early College High School, a partnership between SAISD and Alamo Colleges, is SAISD's newest early college high school. It opened to its inaugural class of freshmen on the campus of St. Philip's College in August 2014. The school gives students a jumpstart on their futures by providing them the opportunity to earn up to 60 hours of college credit – that’s two years’ worth of college – or to earn an associate degree, in addition to earning their high school diploma. Students also have the opportunity to obtain a certificate in a high-demand industry – all at no cost to the students or their families.
Travis Early College HS
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.
Young Men's Leadership Academy
The Young Men’s Leadership Academy will be San Antonio’s first all-boys public school when it opens in August 2015 to boys in grades 4-6 from throughout Bexar County. It will add a grade each of the following two years to serve grades 4-8 in 2017-2108. Its single-gender model of education is backed by research that indicates that boys and girls learn differently. The school will help boys achieve their highest potential by setting high expectations and emphasizing character, leadership and discipline.
Young Women's Leadership Academy
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.