Project Description

Brackenridge High School – Media & Film Institute

Grades served for 2022-23: 9th-12th

Lottery grades: 9th, 10th

Waitlist grades: 11th, 12th

Principal: Delinda Castro

Phone: (210) 228-1200

Address: 400 Eagleland Dr., 78210

School Website

At Brackenridge High School, recipient of four distinctions from TEA, we believe that all students deserve a high-quality education in a positive learning environment that is rich in a 100 year tradition of excellence. We prepare students for college and real-world professional experiences. Students learn from highly-qualified, caring professionals and master teachers who are dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential. Our students explore careers in animation, printing, graphic design and audio-video production. Early College students work for an associate’s degree through St. Philip’s College engaging in a high school and college experience all at once. Our Dual Language Academy provides students the opportunity to be Bi-literate, Bilingual, Bi-cultural – all at Brackenridge.

  • Focus on career opportunities in Media Production, 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

Animation • Audio & Video Production • Business Information Management • Culinary Arts • Education and Training • Graphic Design & Illustration • Health Science • IT – Computer Science and Programming • IT – Computer/Network Technician • Law Enforcement • Marketing and Entrepreneurship • Printing & Imaging Technology • Advanced Placement (AP) • AVID • Dual Credit • Gifted & Talented • Pre-AP • Early College High School – ECHS specialized school • Art • Band • Cheer • Choir • Dance • Mariachi • Music • Orchestra • Theatre • Dual Credit Music electives • Dual Language Academy Cohort • Special Education: ACE, PBIS, Co-teach model

Big Brothers-Big Sisters • Cafe College • Alumni Association • San Antonio Education Partnership • Trinity Advisor

Aquatics • Basketball • Cross Country • Football • Golf • Soccer • Tennis • Volleyball • ROTC • Student Council • NHS • Academic UIL • Academic Decathlon • Speech/Debate Team • Animation Club • Girl Scouts/GAMMA SIGMA • DECA • CyberPatriots • Drama Club • Spanish Club • Yearbook • Pep Squad • Chess Club • Class Officers • Explorers • SkillsUSA • HOSA

San Antonio ISD is hosting virtual and in-person Parent Information Sessions every month! These are interactive, family conversations that help you understand what Choice Schools & Magnet Programs are and how to gain admission. We share important dates and deadlines, tips on how to apply, and resources to learn more. See dates, times, and locations of all District Info Sessions here.

  • Virtual Sessions: Join by tuning in to our live broadcast on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page. Parents will be able to post questions directly in the comments during the presentations, and we’ll answer in real time! Questions may also be sent ahead of time by direct message through the Facebook page, or by email to
  • In-Person Sessions: No sign-up is needed. These sessions take place at our neighborhood high schools, so parking is free. To make sure seating can remain socially distanced, we advise just 1 parent and 1 child per family attend each event. *Masks are required due to COVID-19 safety guidelines. 


Brackenridge High School is hosting the following in-person Parent/Student Information Events*. Contact the school directly with any questions.

*Spanish interpretation is available at all events below.

Date Time
Wed Oct 27 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Wed Nov 17 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Wed Jan 19 5:30 – 7:00 PM