Project Description

Highlands P-TECH – Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing, Welding

Grades served for 2022-23: 9th, 10th

Lottery grade: 9th

Waitlist grade: 10th

Principal: Dr. Penny Pruitt

Phone: (210) 438-6800

Address: 3118 Elgin Ave., 78210

School Website

At Highlands High School, students enter a community that blends 60 years of tradition and pride. We offer more than 30 extracurricular activities for student involvement. Our Mighty Owls invite you to become part of our legacy.

En Highlands High School, los estudiantes entran a una comunidad que combina 60 años de tradición y orgullo. Ofrecemos más de 30 actividades extracurriculares para la participación de los estudiantes. Nuestros Mighty Owls te invitan a ser parte de nuestro legado

There are 4 programs of study within the Highlands P-TECH pathway. Specific details on these programs, including 4-year plans and course crosswalks, are posted on the Highlands P-TECH website.

  • Aerospace – Associate of Applied Science, Aircraft Technician Airframe. Focus on preparation for high-wage, high-demand careers in Aerospace upon graduation.
  • Engineering Rigorous STEM Dual Credit with specialized courses in Engineering. Focus on preparation for entering a bachelor’s degree program in Engineering upon graduation.
  • Manufacturing – Associate of Applied Science, Automated Industrial Processes. Focus on preparation for high-wage, high-demand careers in Manufacturing upon graduation.
  • Welding – Associate of Applied Science, Welder/Welding Technologist. Focus on preparation for high-wage, high-demand careers in Welding industry upon graduation.

Dual Language is available at this campus for 9th grade. | Lenguaje Dual está disponible en esta escuela para el 9º grado.

Learn more about P-TECH programs here! | ¡Aprenda más sobre los programas P-TECH aquí!

Advanced Placement (AP), Dual Credit, Dual Enrollment, Engineering, JROTC (academic and extracurricular offering), Manufacturing, Welding, P-TECH, Dual Language (9), Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD)

SPECIALIZED CLASSROOMS: Alternate Curriculum Environment (ACE), Safe Optimal Learning Environment (SOLE)

Learn more about P-TECH programs here!

Colocación Avanzada (AP), Doble Crédito, Doble Matriculación, Ingeniería, JROTC (oferta académica y extracurricular), Fabricación, Soldadura, P-TECH, Lenguaje Dual (9), Programa Escolar Matutino Regional para Estudiantes con Deficiencias Auditivas (RDSPD)

SALONES ESPECIALIZADOS: Entorno con Plan de Estudios Alternativo (ACE), Entorno Seguro de Aprendizaje Óptimo (SOLE)

¡Aprenda más sobre los programas P-TECH aquí!

Communities in Schools, Upward Bound Math and Science Program, Project Stay, UT Outreach San Antonio

Additional Partners – P-TECH students have the opportunity to join programs such as Upward Bound Math & Science, UT Outreach, and Communities in Schools.

FINE ARTS – Visual Arts, Band, Choir, Dance, Mariachi, Orchestra, Theatre
CLUBS – Mock Trial Team, Public Safety Cadets, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society/La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Engineering Club, Girl Scouts, Robotics Club, CyberPatriot, Student Council
ATHLETICS – Girls: Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Golf, Cross Country, Swimming/Diving, Wrestling  Boys: Basketball, Track, Soccer, Baseball, Tennis, Golf, Cross Country, Swimming/Diving, Wrestling

BELLAS ARTES – Artes Visuales, Banda, Coro, Baile, Mariachi, Orquesta, Teatro
CLUBES – Equipo de Juicio Simulado, Cadetes de Seguridad Pública, Sociedad Nacional de Honor, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Club de Ingeniería, Girl Scouts, Club de Robótica, CyberPatriot, Consejo Estudiantil
DEPORTES – Chicas: Vóleibol, Baloncesto, Atletismo, Fútbol, Softball, Tenis, Golf, Carrera de Campo a Través, Natación/Clavado, Lucha Deportiva  Chicos: Baloncesto, Atletismo, Fútbol, Béisbol, Tenis, Golf, Carrera de Campo a Través, Natación/Clavado, Lucha Deportiva

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. 


Highlands 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 Nov 17 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Wed Dec 15 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Wed Jan 12 5:00 – 6:00 PM