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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, students can apply to an SAISD Choice School or Program.

An application is required to gain admission into these schools/programs. We will begin accepting applications for lottery and non-lottery grades on Nov. 26, 2018 for the 2019-20 school year.

HOW TO APPLY

Online

Takes less than 5 minutes!

Apply online today

Click here to begin.

Phone

(210) 554-2660

Available M-F

Our friendly staff are ready to help.

In-Person

Visit any Choice School or Program!

Submit paper applications to

1931 E. Houston St., 78202

SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN SCHOOL CHOICE

Choice Schools or Programs are specialized offerings typically showcasing a model around which all teaching and learning happens, such as a STEM, Dual Language, International Baccalaureate, or a Montessori model. These can be neighborhood schools, schools without an attendance zone, or even a program within a school. Curious? Check out the participating schools below.

full list of schools

CHOICE SCHOOLS/PROGRAMS WITH SEATS AVAILABLE FOR 2019-20

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SAISD School Choice Timeline

2019
October 29, 2019

Parent Information Session | 5-6 PM

Learn more about SAISD’s Choice Schools & Programs! In this session families will learn about the application, selection, and waitlist process.

This session will be held at the Burnet Learning Center cafeteria, located at 406 Barrera St., San Antonio, TX 78210.

Click here to learn more.

November 2, 2019

Choice Bus Tours

Bus Tours for select Middle School and Academy campuses, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM. The tours will leave from Burnet Learning Center, located at 406 Barrera, 78210.

Learn more or reserve your seat here.

November 5, 2019

Application window opens

First day to submit an application to a Choice School or Program for the 2020-21 school year. Apply online at www.saisd.net/apply.

November 9, 2019

Choice Bus Tours

Bus Tours for select Middle School and Academy campuses, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM. The tours will leave from Burnet Learning Center, located at 406 Barrera, 78210.

Learn more or reserve your seat here.

December 4, 2019

Parent Information Session | 5-6 PM

Learn more about SAISD’s Choice Schools & Programs! In this session families will learn about the application, selection, and waitlist process.

This session will be held at the Burnet Learning Center cafeteria, located at 406 Barrera St., San Antonio, TX 78210.

Click here to learn more.

December 16, 2019

School Tour Week | Dec. 16-20, 2019

Want a sneak peek at what it’s like at one of our Choice Schools or Programs? During this week, schools will host visitor tours and student shadows for interested families.

Tour schedule and hours may vary by campus. Please contact the school prior to visiting for more information.

2020
January 11, 2020

Experience SAISD Districtwide School Showcase | 10 AM – 2 PM

This fair-style event is designed to connect families with school options and resources. Enjoy food, performances, giveaways, & more!  Join us for a fun day of exploring all SAISD has to offer for students grades PK-12.

This event is FREE for all families and will be held at the Freeman Expo Hall located at 3201 E. Houston St., 78219. Parking and transportation will be available at no cost.

Click here to learn more.

January 31, 2020

Application window closes

Applicants must submit their applications no later than January 31, 2020 to be considered for a lottery. Applications received after the deadline will be added to the respective school’s waitlist.

February 12, 2020

Offers Announced | February 12

Applicants will receive notice of their status via email, text and mail beginning Wednesday, February 12, 2020. All students who submitted an application before the deadline will be notified by Feb. 18, 2020.

There are two offer statuses an applicant may receive: Offer or Waitlist

February 28, 2020

Deadline to Accept Offer

Students who receive an offer to a Choice School or Program must accept their seat by February 28, 2020. if no action is taken, the seat will be forfeited to a student on the waitlist.

Applicants on the waitlist should take no action at this time.

CONTACT US

ACCESS & ENROLLMENT SERVICES

(210) 554-2660

(210) 309-3259

enroll@saisd.net

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  • Accepting applications for incoming 9th graders for the 2019-20 school year.