High School Choices

The District’s Choice Schools & Magnet Programs are tightly aligned to Alamo Colleges’ programs. Students have the opportunity to earn college credit through a mix of free dual-credit courses and Advanced Placement and/or International Baccalaureate credit by exam. Students have the opportunity to earn up to 45 hours of college credit by high school graduation.

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.

Brack ECHS

Brackenridge High School

Early College High School

Grades served: 9-12 

  • Dual Credit certified teachers allow for students to stay on campus at Brackenridge High School
  • Complete a high school diploma while earning up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an Associate Degree at no cost
  • Upon graduation, the goal is for students to make a seamless transition from high school to a 4-year college or university
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Brack HS

Brackenridge High School

Media & Film Institute

Grades served: 9-12 

  • Focus on career opportunities in Media Production, Broadcast, Animation/Game Design and Graphic Design under the Business and Industry endorsement
  • Career courses closely align to related programs at St. Philip’s College San Antonio College
  • Provides opportunities for practical application through internships with local news outlets and coverage of district events such as graduations and sports matches
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Burbank HS

Burbank High School

International Baccalaureate

Grades served: 9-12 

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the IB Diploma Programme
  • Students start by taking a mix of IB-prep and AP courses in their freshman and sophomore year and then move onto IB courses during their last two years
  • Curriculum encourages students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while at the same emphasizing the importance of reflection on a personal and academic level
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CAST Tech HS

CAST Tech High School

Technology & Business

Grades served: 9-12 

  • Implements personalized and project-based learning to provide students with customized, real-world experiences
  • Works with industry partners to prepare students for careers in technology and business by providing opportunities for job-shadowing, mentorships, internships and job prospects upon graduation
  • Currently serving students grade 9, expanding to 12th grade
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Edison HS

Edison High School

Health Professions Institute

Grades served: 9-12 

  • Career opportunities in the health industry and opportunity to earn an endorsement in either Public Service or STEM
  • Clinical Observation opportunities for all fields through Metropolitan Hospital, San Antonio Christian Dental, St. Francis Nursing Facility, San Antonio area fire departments, and various pharmacies
  • Certifications offered in CNA, EMT, Pharmacy Tech., or Registered Dental Assistant
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Fox Tech

Fox Tech High School

Health Professions Institute

Grades served: 9-12 

  • 2012 National Blue Ribbon School offering career opportunities in the health industry and the opportunity to earn an endorsement in either Public Service or STEM
  • Certifications offered for Pharmacy Tech. and Phlebotomy (adding EMT in 18-19)
  • Dual credit opportunities with San Antonio College and the University of Texas at San Antonio
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Fox Tech

Fox Tech High School

Law Professions Institute

Grades served: 9-12 

  • 2012 National Blue Ribbon School offering career opportunities in law and legal services and the opportunity to earn an endorsement in Public Service
  • Five consecutive appearances at the state’s Mock Trial competition
  • Dual credit opportunities with San Antonio College and the University of Texas at San Antonio
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Highlands HS

Highlands High School

Engineering Institute

Grades served: 9-12 

  • Focus on career opportunities in Engineering, Networking and Computer Science (Project Lead the Way) under the STEM endorsement
  • Engineering – learn how to design and build a better world in a high-tech and hands-on learning environment
  • Computer Science – learn how to write code and innovate with technology that the future depends on
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Burbank HS

Jefferson High School

International Baccalaureate*

Grades served: 9-12 

  • *International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate school for the Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme
  • IB framework encourages students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while at the same emphasizing the importance of reflection on a personal and academic level
  • AVID National Demonstration School promoting a strong college-going culture through the development of study skills, time management, and organization
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Lanier HS

Lanier High School

Engineering Institute

Grades served: 9-12

  • Focus on career opportunities in Architecture, Construction, Automotive Technology (under the Business & Industry endorsement), and Engineering (under the STEM endorsement)
  • Bond 2010 provided state-of-the-art facilities and learning laboratories, including industry-standard automotive and construction spaces
  • Students network and compete locally and nationally in SkillsUSA events
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Brack ECHS

Travis

Early College High School

Grades served: 9-12

  • 2017 National Blue Ribbon School where college-level learning begins immediately, with students enrolling in their first college courses beginning in the 9th grade
  • Walking distance to San Antonio College where courses are offered
  • Complete a high school diploma while earning up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an Associate Degree at no cost 
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St. Philip's

Sam Houston High School

Engineering Institute

Grades served: 9-12

  • Career opportunities in Engineering Design and Computer Science (Project Lead the Way) under the STEM endorsement
  • Learn how to design and build a better world in a high-tech and hands-on learning environment
  • Provides opportunities to work directly with industry professionals by participating in simulations, job shadowing, and internships
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St. Philip's

St. Philip's

Early College High School

Grades served: 9-12 

  • Students are housed full-time at St. Philip’s, where they take both high school and college-level classes and have access to the college’s facilities such as the Turbon Student Center
  • Complete a high school diploma while earning up to 60 hours of college credit and/or an Associate Degree at no cost
  • Opportunity to obtain industry certification in Information Technology or Automotive Technology
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YWLA

Young Women's Leadership Academy

Single-gender

Grades served: 6-12

  • 2015 National Blue Ribbon School
  • San Antonio’s first all-girls public school in collaboration with the Young Women’s Preparatory Network
  • Focus on math, science and technology, college preparation, and leadership
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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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