Woodlawn Academy

1717 W. Magnolia Ave.
San Antonio, Texas  78201

Phone: (210) 438-6560
Fax: (210) 732-2037
Principal: Dorene Benevidez
Email: dbenavidez1@saisd.net

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Kindergarten Roundup will take place March 7 – 9. 
Tuesday, March 7………………..8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. 
Wednesday, March 8…………..8-11 a.m. and 1-7 p.m. 
Thursday, March 9……………….8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

We will be sending a Save the Date mailer and we will create a similar poster to be put up in each campus. In the midst of the holiday season, I ask that you please not forget about our student recruitment initiatives. 


Woodlawn is applying to become an IB authorized PYP and MYP school this year!

Woodlawn Academy is a candidate school for the Primary and Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These schools that share a common philosophy- a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Woodlawn Academy believes is important for our students."

*Only schools authorized by the IB organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programmes (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (DP) and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

Woodlawn Mission

The mission of Woodlawn Academy is to serve our community by developing inquiring, knowledgeable, life-long learners by providing a rigorous environment for learning. We will diversify the curriculum to foster caring, compassionate, globally-minded students, who have an awareness of their impact on others. We will help our students collaborate to create a better, more peaceful world and culture through understanding and respect.

Woodlawn Data Highlights:

96.5% attendance (.4% increase)
HB 5 Exemplary School
STAAR Campus Scores:
Reading 62% (same)
Math 52%    (-9)
Writing 56%  (+1 gain)
Science 59% (+17 gain)

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SAISD 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.