Apply to These San Antonio Charter Schools During the Week of October 26, 2020

Small group work at BASIS San Antonio Primary Medical Center Campus on October 2, 2019

Small group work at BASIS Primary Medical Center in October 2019

Are you looking for schools where your children can get a great education, make friends, and feel safe? Do you feel overwhelmed by the number and variety of school options out there?  The San Antonio Charter Moms team is here to help you figure out when and how to apply to San Antonio charter schools. As charter schools begin the enrollment process for the 2021–22 school year, we are tracking important dates like open houses (in person and virtual), open enrollment periods, and lotteries. We want to help you understand where the schools in their enrollment processes and give you information about how to take action now to get your children enrolled in great schools of choice. Powered by this information, you can apply to these San Antonio charter schools during the week of October 26, 2020. To continue your research, we recommend that you visit our School Choice Guide, download the free San Antonio Charter Schools app, and join the San Antonio Charter Moms discussion group on Facebook.

San Antonio Charter Schools That Are Accepting Applications This Week

  • IDEA Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2021–22 school year through February 19, 2021. The lottery will be on February 20, 2021. Learn more about IDEA Public Schools in San Antonio in our updated enrollment guide.
  • Great Hearts Online, a new, full-time online school, is accepting applications for enrollment for the spring semester, with classes starting January 4, 2021. Open enrollment will end on November 8, and the lottery will be on November 17. Learn more about Great Hearts Online in our guide.
  • Compass Rose Public Schools is accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year through February 20, 2021. The lottery will be on February 21, 2021. Learn more about Compass Rose Public Schools in our enrollment guide, and join us on Facebook and YouTube on October 27, 2020 at 4 PM Central for a Charter Moms Chats interview with Ryane Burke, Executive Director of Compass Rose Public Schools.
  • BASIS Charter Schools will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on October 29, 2020. Families can join the interest list now to get notifications about events and deadlines. Each campus will kick off open enrollment on October 29 by hosting an open house, with more events planned in November. Open enrollment will end on December 15, 2020, and the lottery will be on January 12, 2021. Learn more about BASIS Charter Schools in our enrollment guide.

San Antonio Charter Schools That Will Begin Accepting Applications Soon

  • Brooks Academies will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 1, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 14, 2021, and the lottery will be the week of February 15, 2021. 
  • Harmony Public Schools will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 1, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 10, 2021, and the lottery will be on February 17, 2021. Learn more about Harmony Public Schools in San Antonio in our enrollment guide.
  • Jubilee Academies will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 1, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 10, 2021.
  • KIPP Texas Public Schools will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–2022 school year on November 1, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 19, 2021, and the lottery will be on March 1, 2021. Learn more about KIPP Texas—San Antonio in our enrollment guide.
  • Promesa Academy Charter School will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 1, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 10, 2021, and the lottery will be on February 15, 2021. Read more.
  • School of Science and Technology will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 1, 2020, and the lottery will be in mid-February 2021. Learn more about School of Science and Technology in San Antonio in our enrollment guide.
  • Southwest Preparatory School will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 1, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 26, 2021, and the lottery will be on March 1, 2021.
  • Anne Frank Inspire Academy will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 2, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 3, 2021, and the lottery will be on February 4, 2021. Read more.
  • Royal Public Schools, a new school, will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 5, 2020. Open enrollment will end on June 3, 2021, and the lottery will be on June 5, 2021. Learn more about Royal Public Schools in our guide.
  • Great Hearts Texas will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 9, 2020. Open enrollment will end on December 11, 2020, and the lottery will be on January 13, 2021. Last week, Andrew Ellison, Executive Director of Great Hearts Texas in San Antonio, joined Inga Cotton on Charter Moms Chats; watch the interview on Facebook and YouTube, and listen to the podcast. Learn more about Great Hearts Texas in our enrollment guide.
  • San Antonio ISD is planning two application windows for the 2021–22 school year: the first application window will begin on November 9, 2020 and will end on January 29, 2021; the second application window will begin on March 24, 2021 and will end on April 16, 2021. There will be an online parent information session on the topic of “What are Choice Schools & Programs and How to Apply” on November 4. Learn more in our enrollment guide and in the SAISD Office of Innovation’s guide to timelines and deadlines.
  • San Antonio Preparatory Community School will begin accepting applications for enrollment for the 2021–22 school year on November 16, 2020. Open enrollment will end on February 28, 2021, and the lottery will be on March 1, 2021.

San Antonio Charter Schools With Open Seats Now

If you know about open seats at a school of choice, please contact us (try our PMs on FB, T, or Insta) and we’ll add the information to these weekly update blog posts and our newsletter.

Now that you have up to date knowledge about schools of choice and deadlines, you can take steps this week towards applying to these San Antonio charter schools. In addition to these weekly update posts, we have more resources online to help you. Look up our our School Choice Guide on this site. Then, using your mobile phone, download the free San Antonio Charter Schools app. Also, please join the conversation in the San Antonio Charter Moms discussion group on Facebook. We hope your school search is fruitful and leads you to finding great schools for your children.

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