SCHOOL CHOICE IN SAISD

We are committed to growing the number of next-generation school options to ensure that all students graduate well-prepared for success in college and career. Families have the opportunity to choose from a variety of unique schools and programs designed to best fit the individual interests of their child. Regardless of their academic abilities or where they live, all Bexar County students can apply to an SAISD Choice School or Magnet Program.

An application is required to gain admission into these schools/programs. The application window for the 2022-23 school year is October 12, 2021 – January 14, 2022. You may submit an application or check its status at any time, online on the SchoolMint platform.

See all Choice Schools & Magnet Programs.

HOW TO APPLY

Online

Takes less than 5 minutes!

Apply online

Click here to begin.

Phone

(210) 554-2660

Available M-F

Our friendly staff are ready to help.

In Person

At your current SAISD school

Or send paper applications to

1931 E. Houston St., 78202

SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN SCHOOL CHOICE

Choice Schools & Magnet Programs are specialized offerings typically showcasing a model around which all teaching and learning happens, such as STEM, Dual Language, International Baccalaureate, Single Gender, or Montessori. These can be neighborhood schools, schools without an attendance zone, or even a program within a school. Curious? Click here to view all Choice Schools & Magnet Programs.

SAISD School Choice Timeline

2021
October 5, 2021

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: High School Options

October 6, 2021

In-Person Parent Info Session | 5 PM

Family conversation for all about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs. Join us at 5 PM at CAST Med High School. Information presented in English; Spanish interpretation available.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: High School Options

October 7, 2021

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: High School Options

October 12, 2021

APPLICATION WINDOW OPENS

Window to apply for enrollment to Choice Schools opens for all students.

November 3, 2021

In-Person Parent Info Session | 5 PM

Family conversation for all about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs. Join us at 5 PM at Jefferson High School. Information presented in English; Spanish interpretation available.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: International Baccalaureate Options

November 4, 2021

Virtual Choice Fair: Welcome to Kinder! | 5-6 PM

Learn about your child’s Kinder options in SAISD Choice Schools!

Tune in live from 5-6 PM on Zoom here* OR on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook pageMiss the live session? Watch the replay anytime here.

*Join by Zoom for Spanish.

November 6, 2021

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 10 AM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 10 AM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: P-TECH Options

November 6, 2021

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 11 AM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 11 AM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: P-TECH Options

November 9, 2021

Virtual Choice Fair: Welcome to 6th Grade! | 5-6 PM

Learn about your child’s 6th Grade options in SAISD Choice Schools!

Tune in live from 5-6 PM on Zoom* OR on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook pageMiss the live session? Watch the replay anytime here.

*Join by Zoom for Spanish.

November 16, 2021

Virtual Choice Fair: Welcome to 9th Grade! | 5-6 PM

Learn about your child’s 9th-grade options in SAISD Choice Schools!

Tune in live from 5-6 PM on Zoom* OR on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook pageMiss the live session? Watch the replay anytime here.

*Join by Zoom for Spanish.

December 14, 2021

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Elementary & Academy Options

December 15, 2021

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Elementary & Academy Options

December 16, 2021

In-Person Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Family conversation for all about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs. Join us at 5 PM at Highlands High School. Information presented in Spanish; English interpretation available.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Elementary & Academy Options

2022
January 11, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Middle School Options

January 12, 2022

In-Person Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Family conversation for all about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs. Join us at 5 PM at Lanier High School. Information presented in Spanish; English interpretation available.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Middle School Options

January 13, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Middle School Options

January 14, 2022

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM online (4 PM on paper) to be considered for initial offers.

January 24, 2022

OFFERS ANNOUNCED

Offer and waitlist notifications sent to applicants via mail, text message, and/or email.

February 1, 2022

Registration Begins

SAISD registration begins for the 2022-23 school year.

February 1, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: International Baccalaureate Options

February 2, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: International Baccalaureate Options

February 7, 2022

DEADLINE TO ACCEPT AN OFFER

Deadline for applicants to accept an initial offer from one school/program only before forfeiting their seat

February 14, 2022

Offers from Waitlists Begin

Additional offers are announced to applicants on waitlists. Waitlisted applicants typically have 2 business days from notification date to accept. Offers will be made through the first 9 weeks of the new school year, per available seats.

March 26, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 10 AM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 10 AM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Pre-K Options

March 26, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 11 AM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 11 AM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Pre-K Options

March 30, 2022

In-Person Parent Info Session | 5 PM

Family conversation for all about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs. Join us at 5 PM at Brackenridge High School. Information presented in English; Spanish interpretation available.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Pre-K Options

April 26, 2022

In-Person Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Family conversation for all about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs. Join us at 5 PM at Edison High School. Information presented in Spanish; English interpretation available.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Dual Language Options

April 27, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Dual Language Options

April 28, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (Spanish) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Spanish Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: Dual Language Options

May 17, 2022

Virtual Parent Info Session (English) | 5 PM

Ask a question about Choice Schools & Magnet Programs in this interactive Q&A session for families! Tune in live at 5 PM on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page or watch the replay anytime.

TOPIC: Choice Schools Application Process
HIGHLIGHT: General Information

CONTACT US

SAISD ENROLLMENT OFFICE

(210) 554-2660

(210) 309-3259

choice@saisd.net