Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas offers well-rounded, PK–12th grade level options in the greater San Antonio area. The Legacy Traditional Schools curriculum emphasizes all areas of academic study, including the arts, physical education, and extensive athletics and extracurricular activities. We have created this enrollment guide to help you learn more about Legacy Traditional Schools in and around San Antonio and take steps to enroll your children. The enrollment process is ongoing; families can apply online now to enroll their children for the current school year or the upcoming 2022–23 school year.
About Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas
The 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
The new Cibolo campus joins a cluster of schools that were formerly part of the School of Excellence in Education charter district. These campuses, including two elementary schools, a junior high, and a high school, have served students in central San Antonio for over twenty consecutive years.
Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas is enrolling students for the current school year and the upcoming 2022–23 school year. This guide will help you learn more about their new and existing campuses in the greater San Antonio area, and take steps to enroll your children.
Public Charter Schools in the Greater San Antonio Area
In 2022–23, Legacy Traditional Schools will have five campuses in San Antonio serving students from pre-K to 12th grade. On their 2019 district report card—the most recent available—they earned a B rating, as the School of Excellence in Education.
- Legacy Traditional School—Cibolo: opening August 2022 at Cibolo Valley Rd. and Green Valley Rd., Cibolo, TX 78108 (map); grades PK–8
- Legacy Traditional School—Kelley Elementary: 802 Oblate Dr., San Antonio, TX 78216 (map); 210-431-9881; grades PK–6; school report card—rated C in 2019
- 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 B in 2019
- Legacy Traditional School—Saenz Junior High: 1826 Basse Rd., San Antonio, TX 78213 (map); 210-431-9881; grades 7–8; school report card—rated C in 2019
- Legacy Traditional School—Walker Elementary: 500 I-35 N., San Antonio, TX 78218 (map); 210-654-4411; grades PK–6; school report card—rated F in 2019
Download the free San Antonio Charter Schools app for an interactive map that includes Legacy Traditional Schools and more. You can also find campus information about Legacy Traditional Schools (and many other school choice options) in our Guide to Charter Schools in San Antonio.
Enroll at Legacy’s Tuition-Free Charter Schools
Families 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
In addition, please join the San Antonio Charter Moms discussion group on Facebook to post questions and search previous discussions about Legacy Traditional Schools.
Life at Legacy
Legacy 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 Chats
Watch Myeisha Haywood, Interim Superintendent at the School of Excellence in Education (now Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas), and her colleague Tamela Harris, speak with Inga Cotton on Charter Moms Chats on April 21, 2021 at 4:00 PM Central live on Facebook and YouTube.
Myeisha Haywood joined the School of Excellence as Interim Superintendent of Legacy Traditional Schools supporting management needs and priorities at designated schools. After serving as an EdLaunch Fellow with City Education Partners, Myeisha learned the various components of launching and leading new schools in Texas. Myeisha also served as principal and administrators for grades K–12 in Arkansas. One of Myeisha’s favorite quotes is, “If someone offers you an amazing opportunity, but you are not sure you can do it, say yes, then learn how to do it as you go!” Her success in life is a true example of “Learning by Doing.” Myeisha graduated from Henderson State University with a master’s degree in teaching and educational leadership certification. She has 16 years experience in education, with 11 years in administration. Myeisha has a 19-year-old son who recently graduated from the Navy’s boot camp, but her home is not empty because she has eight-year-old triplets—two girls and a boy! When she is not working, she enjoys watching a good horror movie or the Hallmark channel. A fun fact about Myeisha is that she truly believes she could live off of Starbucks for a week or two.
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
- “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