San Antonio is home to many excellent schools that are sure to suit every educational need your family may have. The area offers superb public schools, private schools, a college and university. The San Antonio community is dedicated to providing a safe and encouraging environment where all students can grow and achieve their goals on a daily basis.
San Antonio Independent School District
The San Antonio Independent School District has been educating some of San Antonio’s most notable citizens for over 100 years. The SAISD serves approximately 55,000 students and is the third largest public school system in the Bexar County area and among the 10th largest in the State of Texas. SAISD is proud to provide a comprehensive instructional program and related services for students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, including a college preparatory curriculum, Magnet programs and specialized schools as options for middle and high school students. The SAISD also provides career and technology education, bilingual education, special education and a variety of extracurricular opportunities.
Antioch Christian Academy
Eleanor Kolitz Academy
Antonian College Prep
Grade: 9th-12th grade
Texas A&M University
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Texas A&M University-San Antonio faculty and staff prepare and empower students through innovative and challenging academic and co-curricular programs that contribute to and enrich the economic and social development of the community and region. A solid foundation for success is established through dynamic teaching, scholarship, research, and public service that inspire graduates to lifelong learning and responsible global citizenship.
Alamo Community College District
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The Alamo Colleges will be the best in the nation.
Empowering our diverse communities for success.
We the members of the Alamo Colleges are committed to building our individual and collective character through a set of shared values. These values guide and inspire our thoughts and actions as we seek to fulfill our vision and mission.
Integrity: By having the courage to act ethically, we build a culture of trust and respect.
Communication: We engage in open and transparent communication, information sharing and collaboration.
Community: We are committed to a joyful culture of learning and service where unity in diversity occurs through mutual respect, cooperation and accessibility.
Academic Freedom: We value creativity, growth and transformation through vigorous inquiry and a free exchange of ideas for all.
Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and strive for continuous learning and improvement.
About the Alamo Colleges
The Alamo Colleges serve the Bexar County community through their programs and services that help students succeed in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed in today's world. Students are taught by highly qualified faculty with Master's and doctorate degrees dedicated to creating a learning centered environment. Student services include counseling, computer labs, tutoring, financial services, services for the disabled, developmental instruction, veteran's services, and job placement.
The five colleges - San Antonio, St. Philip's, Palo Alto, Northeast Lakeview, and Northwest Vista - offer associate degrees, certificates and licensures in occupational programs that prepare students for jobs, as well as arts and science courses that transfer to four-year colleges and universities and lead to AA and AS degrees.
The Alamo Colleges nine-member board of trustees are elected locally to six-year terms by Bexar County voters. The Chancellor, the district's chief executive officer, guides and implements the programs and policies of the Alamo Colleges.