About Legacy Traditional Schools—TexasThe people of Legacy Traditional Schools believe that there is no limit to what a student can achieve with a great education. They have never wavered from their core belief that a strong foundation in reading, writing, spelling, and mathematics is essential to academic success. Currently, more than 25,000 students are benefitting from a Legacy school education across Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. Legacy Traditional Schools is growing, adding a new campus, Legacy Traditional School—Cibolo, in August 2022. The new 87,000 square-foot facility, to be located on the Northeast Side, is Legacy’s fourth campus in the greater San Antonio area. The expansion and transformation of the network’s Texas schools come at a time of increasing challenges and opportunity among San Antonio public schools and overwhelming demand for high-achieving schools. The Cibolo campus will enroll up to 1,410 Legacy students and offer tuition-free pre-K through eighth grade. When completed, the campus will consist of 47 classrooms, offices, a gym, athletic fields, a library, a piano lab, an indoor basketball court and artificial turf field, a commercial kitchen, and a cafeteria. The school will offer:
- Pre-K through 8th grade
- Well-rounded education
- State-of-the-art facilities
- Before- and after-school programs
- Free breakfast and lunch
- Sports and music curriculum tracks
- Competitive after-school sports
Public Charter Schools in the Greater San Antonio AreaIn 2022–23, Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas will have four campuses in the San Antonio area serving students from pre-K to 12th grade. On their district report card, they earned a C rating; school report cards for each campus are listed below.
- Legacy Traditional School—Cibolo: 2900 Cibolo Valley Dr., Cibolo, TX 78108 (map); 210-582-2600; opening August 2020 with grades PK–8; no school report card data
- Legacy Traditional School—Kelley Elementary: 802 Oblate Dr., San Antonio, TX 78216 (map); 210-431-9881; grades PK–6; school report card—not rated
- Legacy Traditional School—Lee Academy of Science and Engineering: 1826 Basse Rd., San Antonio, TX 78213 (map); 210-431-9881; grades 9–12; school report card—rated C
- Legacy Traditional School—Saenz Junior High: 1826 Basse Rd., San Antonio, TX 78213 (map); 210-431-9881; grades 7–8; school report card—not rated
Enroll at Legacy’s Tuition-Free Charter SchoolsFamilies can apply online to enroll their children at Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas. They can also visit a campus to fill out a paper application. Open enrollment is ongoing for the current school year; more details will be shared soon about the new student enrollment process for the 2022–23 school year. As a new campus, Legacy Traditional Schools—Cibolo is already building an interest list. In-person campus tours are available, with strict guidelines and precautions in place to protect the health and safety of the school community and staff members. We also recommend that you follow these Legacy Traditional Schools accounts on social media:
- Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
- Legacy Traditional School—Cibolo on Facebook
- Legacy Traditional School—Kelley Elementary on Facebook
- Legacy Traditional School—Lee Academy on Facebook
- Legacy Traditional School—Saenz Junior High School on Facebook
- Legacy Traditional School—Walker Elementary on Facebook
- Legacy Traditional Schools on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
- Vertex Education on LinkedIn
Life at LegacyLegacy Traditional Schools have a track record of academic achievement and tremendous community support. Each year, Legacy takes tremendous pride in helping students reach greater academic growth than the state average student growth projections year-over-year. Even more impressive, Legacy’s academic performance continues to be far-reaching, as the network continues to expand throughout diverse student communities and income levels. Each year, families make a critical decision in choosing the right school for their children. By choosing Legacy, families are placing their trust in Legacy teachers and staff, whose hard work and dedication ensure a high level of instruction is afforded to more than 25,000 students across all Legacy schools. We encourage families to take a closer look at Legacy Traditional Schools to see if one of their campuses is the right place for your child to learn and grow.
Charter Moms ChatsWatch Mechiel Rozas, Superintendent of Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas, speak with Inga Cotton on Charter Moms Chats on June 30, 2022 at 4:00 PM Central live on Facebook and YouTube. As a native Texan, Dr. Mechiel Rozas has spent her life serving children and families of our great state. Her commitment to children, along with her passion for learning, literacy, and expansion of innovative programming continues to influence students and teachers alike. Her positive influence has been demonstrated as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, PK–12 principal, district director, and currently as the proud Superintendent of Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas.
Watch Tamela Harris and Alan Seay of Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas speak with Inga Cotton on Charter Moms Chats on January 18, 2021 at 4:00 PM Central live on Facebook and YouTube.
Read More About Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas
- “Legacy Traditional Schools Announces New 87,000 square-foot Pre-K through 8th Grade Campus in Cibolo, Texas,” PRWeb, November 10, 2021
- “San Antonio’s School of Excellence to rename as Legacy Traditional Schools,” PRWeb, August 5, 2021
- “Legacy Traditional Schools takes top spot in Arizona top-10 charter school ranking,” Victoria Harker, Chamber Business News, April 27, 2021
- “Charter Moms Chats — School of Excellence In Education, With Myeisha Haywood And Tamela Harris,” YouTube, April 22, 2021
- “Guide to Enrolling at the School of Excellence in Education for 2021–2022,” San Antonio Charter Moms, April 22, 2021
- “Milton B. Lee Academy holds first National Signing Day,” Chase Shannon, FOX San Antonio, April 15, 2021
- “STEM students get hands-on learning at School of Excellence in Education,” Katie Meyers, KSAT, December 12, 2016