An application is required to gain admission into these schools/programs. All students inside and outside SAISD can apply to a Choice School or Magnet Program, regardless of their academic abilities or where they live.
The 2024-25 application window is now open!
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- 2024-25 applications are submitted in AVELA, San Antonio ISD’s new unified enrollment platform. You can connect to the new Avela platform directly from this website’s gold APPLY button.
- All students interested in attending a Choice School or Program that they are not currently enrolled in must submit a 2024-25 application.
- Each student can apply for up to eight (8) schools/programs for the lottery.
- Students who are already enrolled in their preferred Choice School or Program do not need to re-apply.
- Current-year waitlists do not roll over for consideration for the following year.
- A paper version of the 2024-25 application will be available for families upon request.
- Stay informed by following San Antonio ISD on social media and this website.
You can still apply for 2023-24. Submit an application for the current school year in SchoolMint and be added to the waitlist. Any available seats are offered weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays via email/text message notification. If a seat is not available for the current school year, your application will remain on the waitlist and you will need to submit a 2024-25 application in Avela starting Dec. 1. See a list of schools with available seats for 2023-24 on our Resources page.