Middle 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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Davis MS

Davis Middle School

Grades served: 6-8 | Not Accepting Applications for 18-19

  • Curriculum emphasis on STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
  • Extracurricular programs that help develop character and self-confidence
  • Prepares students seeking an engineering pathway from middle school through high school, including Engineering Institute at Sam Houston High School
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Harris MS

Harris Middle School

Grades served: 6-8

  • International Baccalaureate candidate school for the Middle Years Programme
  • Science and technology focus fused with a college-preparatory liberal arts program
  • Real-world exploration using everyday tools, models, and experiences
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Harris MS

Rhodes Middle School

Grades served: 6-8

  • Technology-focused curriculum preparing for high school and college
  • Development of problem-solving and critical-thinking skills through hands-on learning
  • Opportunity to earn high school elective credit for technology courses in web design and video production
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Whittier MS

Whittier Middle School

Grades served: 6-8 | Not Accepting Applications for 18-19

  • Provides science and health foundation as a basis for problem-solving and research skills
  • Partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center provided hands-on learning alongside top scientists, physicians, and professors
  • Companion to Health Professions Magnet Program at Edison High School
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YWLA

Young Women's Leadership Academy

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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