Elementary School Choices

The application window has ended. Applications submitted after Jan. 31, 2018 will be added to the respective waitlists. Applicants from the waitlist are admitted on a first-come-first-served basis. Families that applied before the deadline will be notified of their status beginning the week of Feb. 20th. Waitlist notifications will begin in April. 

All students in grades PK-12 are welcome to apply and do not have to reside in SAISD boundaries. Transportation will be available from numerous pickup hubs.

ALA

Advanced Learning Academy

Grades served: PK-12

  • Designed for students with the desire for creative, academic challenges
  • Self-regulated schedule gives students more time to work on multiple subjects
  • Trinity University learning laboratory for aspiring teachers and leaders
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Brack ECHS

Bonham Academy

Grades served: K-8

  • Dual-language immersion school promoting English and Spanish 
  • Cultivates lifelong appreciation and respect for art, culture and the environment
  • Outdoor learning opportunities include school’s gardens and National Wildlife Habitat for the monarch butterfly
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Briscoe ES

Briscoe Elementary School

Grades served: PK-5 

  • International Baccalaureate candidate school for the Primary Years Programme 
  • Accelerated academics
  • Prepares students seeking enrollment into the International Baccalaureate Institute at Burbank High School
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Hawthorne Academy

Hawthorne Academy

Grades served: K-8

  • Award-winning visual and performing arts program
  • Character education promotes citizenship, ethics, and responsibility
  • Core Knowledge curriculum filled with objectives designed to build students’ problem-solving and critical-thinking sills
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Irving DL

Irving Dual Language Academy

Grades served: PK-2 (expanding to PK-8)

  • Scheduled to open for the 2018-19 school year with grades PK3 (Head Start) through 2nd
  • Dual-language immersion school promoting English and Spanish
  • Form strong cognitive and academic skills through the development of bilingualism and biliteracy
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Fox Tech

Lamar Elementary School

Grades served: PK-6

  • Civic engagement and social-emotional learning focus with a dual-language program
  • Project-based learning through an extended school year in partnership with local institutions such as the San Antonio Museum of Art
  • Trinity University professional development laboratory school
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Hawthorne Academy

Steele Montessori Academy

Grades served: K-8

  • Multi-age groupings, hands-on activities, and self-directed learning
  • Trained Montessori teachers that guide students to progress at their own pace and gradually discover their potential
  • Currently serving children ages 3-6 (1st grade), expanding to ages 3-13 (8th grade)
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Twain DL

Mark Twain Dual Language Academy

Grades served: PK-3 (expanding to PK-8)

  • Dual-language immersion school promoting English and Spanish
  • Form strong cognitive and academic skills through the development of bilingualism and biliteracy
  • Currently serving PK3 through 3rd grade, expanding to 8th grade
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YMLA

Young Men's Leadership Academy

Grades served: 4-12

  • San Antonio’s first all-boys public school emphasizing character development and leadership skills
  • Project-based learning that requires students to apply their knowledge to real-world problems, providing hands-on exploration and investigation
  • Currently serving 4th through 8th grade, expanding to 12th grade

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