Project Description

Lanier High School – Architecture & Automotive Technology

Grades served for 2021-22: 9th-12th

Lottery grade: 9th

Waitlist grades: 10th-12th

Principal: Moises Ortiz

Phone: (210) 978-7910

Address: 1514 W. César E. Chávez, 78207

School Website

At Sidney Lanier High School, we believe in high expectations with strong student supports, a climate of respect and caring, learning that is rigorous, relevant, and engaging, and a safe and orderly leaning environment with appropriate interventions that meet students’ needs. Our partnership with The University of Texas at San Antonio and St. Philip’s College will provide a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in advanced coursework, college courses, summer camps, and internship experiences.


  • Advanced and rigorous curriculum in all core subjects with a focus on career opportunities in Architecture.
  • Opportunities to complete Dual Credit within the Architecture pathway before graduation.
  • Students network and compete locally and nationally in SkillsUSA events

Automotive Technology

  • Advanced and rigorous curriculum in all core subjects with a focus on career opportunities in Automotive Technology (under the Business & Industry endorsement)
  • Bond 2010 provided state-of-the-art facilities and learning laboratories, including industry-standard automotive and construction spaces
  • Students network and compete locally and nationally in SkillsUSA events

Architectural Design, Automotive Technology, Business Information Management, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Education & Training, Engineering Design, Health Science, IT – Computer Science and Programming, IT – Computer/Network Technician, Law Enforcement, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Printing & Imaging Technology • Advanced Placement (AP), Pre-AP, AVID, Dual Credit, Gifted & Talented, World Languages • Art, Band, Choir, Mariachi, Music, Orchestra, Theatre • ESOL • Special Education: ACE

Communities in Schools, Ernst & Young College Map, UT Outreach, St. Mary’s Law School, City Year, UTSA College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, Girl Scouts of America, Children’s Bereavement Center, Culinary Institute of America

Aquatics, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Softball, Track, Cheer, Dance • JROTC • Academic Decathlon, Academic UIL, ACE Mentor Program, Art Club, Digital Production, Yearbook, Gamma Sigma, Lacrosse Club, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Peer Court, Police Explorers, Public Forum and Debate, SkillsUSA, Student Council, Theatre Production

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 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.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020  |  5 PM
  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020  |  5 PM
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020  |  5 PM
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021  |  5 PM
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021  |  5 PM
  • Saturday, March 27, 2021  |  10 AM
  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021  |  10 AM

School Info Sessions: 

Lanier High School is hosting the following virtual Parent Information Sessions. Contact the school directly with any questions. Use this Zoom link to join any session below.

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020  |  6-7 PM
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020  |  6-7 PM
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020  |  6-7 PM
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021  |  6-7 PM
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021  |  4:30-5:30 PM   *Spanish interpretation will be available at this session.
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021  |  6-7 PM    *Spanish interpretation will be available at this session.
  • Thursday, January 28, 2021  |  4:30-5:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 28, 2021  |  6-7 PM
Click the image below to take a VIRTUAL TOUR of the Lanier High School campus!
Snapshot of Lanier High School's virtual tour link