School Choice Guide

Use our guide to schools of choice and charter schools in San Antonio to help you find the best education options for your child

Anne Frank Inspire Academy

Anne Frank Inspire Academy | Charter School in San Antonio

11216 Bandera Rd., San Antonio, TX 78249; 210-638-5900; grades K–12; 2020–21 calendar; school report card—rated C. Part of Braination, formerly John H. Wood Jr. Public Charter District; district report card—rated C.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 2, 2020 and continues through February 3, 2021. The lottery will be February 4, 2021. Apply online and read more here.

BASIS Texas Charter Schools

basis-charter-school-logoEnrollment guide; district report card—rated A. Part of BASIS.ed; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 29, 2020 and continues through December 15, 2020. The lottery will take place on January 12, 2021. Apply online.

Bexar County Academy

Bexar County Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

1485 Hillcrest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78228 (map); 210-432-8600; grades PK–8; 2019–20 calendar; school report card—rated D; district report card—rated D.

Enrollment for the 2021–22 school year will begin in April. Apply online.

Brooks Academies of Texas

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2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated C.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 1, 2020 and will continue through February 14, 2021. The lottery will occur during the week of February 15, 2021. Apply online.

Compass Rose Public Schools

Compass Rose Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated B. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 15, 2020 and will continue through February 20, 2021. The lottery will be on February 21, 2021. Apply online.

East Central ISD Schools of Choice

CAST Lead logo | charter school in San AntonioEnrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated C.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 31, 2020 and continues through January 29, 2021. Apply online.

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy (EKHLA)

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

11327 Dreamland Dr., San Antonio, TX 78231; 210-302-6900; grades K–8; 2019–20 calendar; school report card—rated A; district report card—rated A.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on February 1, 2020 and will continue through February 29, 2020. To apply, download the application packet.

Foundation School of Autism

Foundation School of Autism

2235 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste. 130, San Antonio, TX 78217; 210-402-0253; grades PK3–1; school report card—not rated. Part of ResponsiveEd; district report card—rated B.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on December 2, 2019. Apply online.

Founders Classical Academy of Schertz

Founders Classical Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

School profile blog post.

8453 E. FM 1518 North, Schertz, TX 78154 (map); 210-510-2618; grades K–12; 2020–21 calendar; school report card—rated B. Part of ResponsiveEd; district report card—rated B.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 2, 2020 and continues through January 15, 2021. Apply online.

The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place K12 | Charter Schools in San Antonio

5820 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78238 (map); grades K–3 in 2021–23, expanding to grades K–12; 2020–21 calendar. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 4, 2020 and continues through March 8, 2021. The lottery will be March 15, 2021. Apply online.

George Gervin Academy

Enrollment is ongoing.

Great Hearts Texas

Great Hearts Texas | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; district report card—rated B. Part of Great Hearts Academies; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 9, 2020 and continues through December 11, 2020. The lottery will be on January 13, 2021. Apply online.

Great Hearts Online will serve Texas students in grades K–6 beginning January 4, 2021. Read the enrollment guide and apply online.

Harmony Public Schools—San Antonio

Harmony Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendardistrict report card—rated A. Part of Harmony Public Schools.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 1, 2020 and will continue through February 10, 2021. The lottery will be on February 17, 2021. Apply online.

Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design

Henry Ford Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Temporary location in the Buena Vista and Frio Street buildings at the UTSA downtown campus (map); in 2021, the school will return to the renovated Alameda Theater building at 318 W. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78205 (map); 210-226-4031; grades 9–12; 2020–21 calendar; school report card—rated B; district report card—rated B. Part of Henry Ford Learning Institute.

Enrollment is ongoing.

IDEA Public Schools

IDEA Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated B. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on September 1, 2020 and will continue through February 19, 2021. The lottery will be on February 20, 2021. Apply online.

Jubilee Academies

Jubilee Academies | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated C.

Enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 1, 2020 and will continue through February 10, 2021. The lottery will be on February 19, 2021. Apply online.

KIPP Texas—San Antonio Public Schools

KIPP Texas Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar (updated); district report card—rated B. Part of KIPP Texas; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 21, 2020. The lottery will be March 2, 2020. Apply online.

Lighthouse Public Schools

Lighthouse Public Schools logo | Charter School in San Antonio8138 Westshire Dr., San Antonio, TX 78227 (map); 210-236-7693; grades PK–9; 2020–21 calendar; school report card grades PK–1—not rated; school report card grades 2–8—rated C; district report card—rated C.

Enrollment for the current school year is ongoing. For the 2021–22 school year, the first open enrollment period began on November 4, 2020 and continues through February 5, 2021; the lottery (if needed) will be five days later. The second open enrollment period will begin on March 1, 2021, and end on May 31, 2021, and the second lottery (if needed) will be five days later. Apply online.

New Frontiers Public Schools

New Frontiers Public Charter Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

District report card—rated B.

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year is happening now. Apply online.

Por Vida Academy Charter High School

Por Vida Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

1135 Mission Rd., San Antonio, TX 78210 (map); 210-775-1132; grades 9–12; school report card—rated C on alternative standards. Part of PVA Charter District; district report card—rated D on alternative standards.

Enrollment is ongoing.

Positive Solutions High School

Positive Solutions High School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

1325 N. Flores St., Ste. 100, San Antonio, TX 78212 (map); 210-299-1025; grades 9–12; school report card—rated D on alternative standards; district report card—rated D on alternative standards.

Enrollment is ongoing.

Premier High Schools

Premier High Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

District report card—rated B on alternative standards. Part of ReponsiveEd.

Enrollment is ongoing.

Promesa Academy Charter School

Promesa Academy Charter School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide coming soon. 599 Merida St., San Antonio, TX 78207 (map); grades K–3 in 2021–22, expanding to K–5. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 1, 2020 and will continue through February 10, 2021. The lottery will be on February 15, 2021. Apply online.

San Antonio ISD Choice Schools

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Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated B. Part of San Antonio ISD.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 5, 2019 and closed on January 31, 2020. Families may still apply online.

San Antonio Preparatory Community School (SA Prep)

SA Prep logo San Antonio Preparatory Community School6127 Summer Fest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78214 (map); 210-473-2698; grades 5–9 in 2021–22, expanding to grades 5–12. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 16, 2020 and will continue through February 28, 2021. The lottery will be March 1, 2021. Apply online.

School of Excellence in Education

School of Excellence in Education | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated B.

Enrollment is ongoing. Apply online.

School of Science and Technology (SST)

School of Science and Technology | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar; district report card (incl. Alamo & SA)—rated Bdistrict report card (incl. Discovery & Northwest)—rated A. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 1, 2020 and will continue through February 10, 2021. Apply online.

Southwest ISD Choice Schools

CAST STEM | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; district report card—rated B. Part of Southwest ISD.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 31, 2020, and will end on January 29, 2021. Apply online.

Southwest Preparatory School

Southwest Preparatory School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated D

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year will begin in March. Apply online.