Project Description

CAST Med High School

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Grades served for 2021-22: 9th-11th (will expand to 9th-12th)

Lottery grades: 9th-11th

Principal: Eddie Rodriguez

Phone: (210) 228-3380

Address: 2601 Louis Bauer Dr., 78235

School Website

CAST Med adds to the pipeline of much-needed doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, and researchers in the San Antonio area. CAST Med builds on San Antonio’s unique strengths and current educational gaps with an emphasis on medicine and biomedical research. UT Health, with its research expertise and growing focus on population health and health disparities, is a key partner helping design a path for students wishing to improve the health of our community. CAST Med will incorporate a three-way educational partnership between UT Health, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and San Antonio ISD.

  • Students will follow one of three pathways: Biomedical Research, Medical Professionals or Public Health Professionals
  • The intent of CAST Med High School is to provide high school students a strong foundation, especially in mathematics and science, so that they can be successful once they enroll in college and achieve their medical career aspirations. College coursework will be embedded in classroom curriculum, allowing students to graduate with a high school diploma and a minimum of 30 hours of college coursework
  • Students also will have the opportunity to learn from industry partners and gain real-world experience through extracurricular study groups, summer enrichment programs, job shadowing, mentorships, internships, volunteer experiences, and clinical and research opportunities

Advanced Placement (AP), AVID, Dual Credit, Gifted & Talented, Pre-AP, Dual Language, World Languages • Health Science • Special Education: PBIS

The University of Texas at San Antonio, UT Health San Antonio, Alamo Colleges, Bexar County Medical Society, Brooks, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, CHRISTUS Health, Mission Trail Baptist Hospital, University Health System

Lacrosse Team Sport • Math, Science, Spanish, Chess, Student Government, Gardening, National Honor Society, Drama, Reading/Book Club

District Info Sessions:

San Antonio ISD is hosting the following virtual Live Q&A sessions on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page. Questions may be sent ahead of time by direct message through the Facebook page or by email to choice@saisd.net. Participants will be able to post questions directly to the live chat during the Q&A session. Families are invited to view the informational video posted each morning prior to the session. For more information, visit the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Events page on Facebook here.

  • Monday, April 5, 2021  |  5 PM  *in Spanish*
  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021  |  10 AM

School Info Sessions: 

CAST Med High School is hosting the following virtual Parent Information Sessions. Sessions may have Spanish interpretation available. Contact the school directly with any questions. Address for in-person sessions and Zoom link for virtual sessions listed below. 

  • Every Wednesday through June 16, 2021  |  4-5 PM  |  Zoom link: https://saisd.zoom.us/j/87337485454
  • Every Wednesday through June 16, 2021  |  5:30 PM  |  In-person + Tour: 2601 Louis Bauer Dr, 78235