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514 W. Quincy St.
San Antonio, Texas 78212
210-554-2510 (phone)
210-228-3106 (fax)

About School Improvement


The Department of School Improvement supports all continuous improvement efforts throughout the district at many different levels. We also provide support in helping campuses establish systems for student growth. Finally, we serve as the liaison between San Antonio ISD and the Texas Education Agency.

About Federal Programs

The Federal Programs Department provides support services and guidance to campuses and departments ensuring the needs of all students and staff are met in support of student achievement and the district’s strategic plan within the framework of federal and state funding regulations.

Private Non-Profit Schools have an opportunity to participate in federal programs. For more information, contact Federal Programs at (210) 554-2510.

About State Compensatory Education

The State Compensatory Education (SCE) is a program designed to supplement the regular education program by providing compensatory, intensive, or accelerated instruction for students identified as at risk of dropping out of school.  Students become eligible for the program when they qualify for one or more of the state’s 14 criteria under Section 29.081 of the Texas Education Code (TEC). 

For more information, contact Federal and State Programs at (210) 554-2510.

ESSA Public Notice on Possible Grant Applications

In accordance with United States Code (U.S.C.) Annotated, Title 20, Chapter 70, Subchapter VIII, Part

C, Section 7846, and Public law (P.L.) 114-95, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Section 8306, an

entity planning to submit a federal grant application must afford a reasonable opportunity for

public comment on the application before it is submitted.


This is the notice to the public community that San Antonio I.S.D. is in the process of or has the intention to apply for the following ESSA Grants:


  • Title I, Part A - Improving the Academic Achievement of Students: This grant provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (L.E.A.s) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
  • Title I, Part C - Migrant Education Program: The goal of the Migrant Education Program is to ensure that all migratory children reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma (or complete a HSED) that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment.
  • Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 - Neglected and Delinquent Youth: This grant provides financial assistance to the district to support programs that address students who are neglected, delinquent, or At-Risk. 
  • Title II, Part A - Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers and Principals: This grant provides funds to support districts to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality, increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom, and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.
  • Title III, Part A - Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students: This grant intends to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet. 
  • Title IV, Part A — Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities: This grant intends to support programs that prevent violence in and around schools; that prevent the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs; that involve parents and communities; and that are coordinated with related Federal, State, school, and community efforts and resources to foster a safe and drug-free learning environment.



Public Comment on Our ESSA Federal Grants


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