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 Schools in San Antonio

11216 Bandera Rd., San Antonio, TX 78249; 210-638-5900; grades K–12; 2019–20 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 2020–21 school year ended on January 17, 2020, but you may still apply online.

BASIS Texas Charter Schools

Basis Charter School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; district report card—rated A. Part of BASIS.ed; a Choose to Succeed partner.

For BASIS San Antonio Northeast, open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on January 6, 2020 and ended on January 20, 2020. For other BASIS Texas Charter Schools campuses, open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on October 23 and ended on December 16, 2019; the lottery occurred on January 14, 2020 and families are receiving offers or waiting list numbers. Families may still apply online.

Bexar County Academy

Bexar County Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

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

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

Brooks Academies of Texas

Brooks Academies of Texas logo

2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated C. Part of Somerset Academy Schools.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 10, 2020. The lottery will occur during the second week of February and families will be notified on February 14, 2020. Apply online.

Compass Rose Public Schools

Compass Rose Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide. 2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated B. A Choose to Succeed partner.

  • Compass Rose Legacy: 8005 Outer Circle Rd., San Antonio, TX 78235 (at Brooks; map) grades K–2; 3300 Sidney Brooks, San Antonio, TX 78235 (map) for grades 5–10; 210-540-9265; grades K–2 & 5–10 in 2020–21, expanding to K–12; school report card—rated B
  • Compass Rose Ingenuity: 500 Billy Mitchell Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78226 (at Port San Antonio; map); grades K–2 & 5–6 in 2020–21, expanding to K–12

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 20, 2020. Apply online.

East Central ISD Schools of Choice

CAST Lead | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; District report card—rated C.

  • CAST Lead High School: 7284 FM 1628, San Antonio, TX 78263 (map); 210-662-1700; grade 9 in 2020–21, expanding to 9–12. Part of the CAST network.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 5, 2019 and closed on January 31, 2020. Families may still 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; 210-510-2618; grades K–10 in 2019–20, expanding to K–12; 2019–20 calendar; school report card—rated B. Part of ResponsiveEd; district report card—rated B.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on December 2, 2019 and ended on January 17, 2020. The lottery will take place during the first week of February. Apply online. Sign up for a campus tour.

The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place K12 | Charter Schools in San Antonio

5820 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78238 (map); opening in 2020–21; grades K–2 in 2020–21, expanding to grades K–12. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and continues through April 10, 2020. The lottery will be April 18, 2020. Apply online.

George Gervin Academy

George Gervin Youth Center | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; district report card—unrated (data integrity issues)

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year will begin in the summer. To apply, download the enrollment packet.

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 2020–21 school year began on November 13, 2019 and ended on December 13, 2019. The lottery occurred on January 8, 2020 and families started receiving offers beginning January 15, 2020.

Families may still apply online, but those applications will not be included in the lottery.

Harmony Public Schools—San Antonio

Harmony Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide coming soon; 2019–20 calendardistrict report card—rated A. Part of Harmony Public Schools.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 10, 2020. 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; in 2021, the school will return to the renovated Alameda Theater building at 318 W. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78205; 210-226-4031; grades 9–12; 2019–20 calendar; school report card—rated B; district report card—rated B. Part of Henry Ford Learning Institute.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year will begin in the spring.

IDEA Public Schools

IDEA Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated B. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on September 1, 2019 and will continue through February 14, 2020. The lottery will be on February 15, 2020. Apply online.

Jubilee Academies

Jubilee Academies | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated C.

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 10, 2020. Apply online.

KIPP Texas—San Antonio Public Schools

KIPP Texas Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2019–20 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 Charter School

Lighthouse Charter School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

8138 Westshire Dr., San Antonio, TX 78227; 210-236-7693; grades PK–8; 2019–20 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 2020–21 school year will begin in March.

New Frontiers Public Schools

New Frontiers Public Charter Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated B.

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

Positive Solutions High School

Positive Solutions High School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

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

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year will begin in the summer.

Premier High School

Premier High Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

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

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

Promesa Academy Charter School

Promesa Academy Charter School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

599 Merida St., San Antonio, TX 78207 (map); grades K–1 in 2020–21, expanding to K–5. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1 and will continue through February 10, 2020. Apply online.

San Antonio Can High School

San Antonio Can Texans Can Academies | Charter Schools in San Antonio

1807 Centennial Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78211; 210-923-1226; grades 9–12; 2019–20 calendar; school report card—rated D on alternative standards. Part of Texans Can Academies; district report card—rated D on alternative standards.

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

San Antonio ISD Choice Schools and Magnet Programs

San Antonio ISD Choice Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

SAISD Choice Schools enrollment guide. School calendars: 2019–20 calendar; IB calendar; Democracy Prep calendar; Lamar’s extended year 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 Charter School (SA Prep)

San Antonio Preparatory Charter School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Campus will be located near the intersection of N. Foster Rd. and Summer Fest Dr. (map); 210-473-2698; opening in 2020–21; grades 5–6 in 2020–21, expanding to grades 5–12. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 10, 2020. Apply online.

School of Excellence in Education

School of Excellence in Education | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated B.

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

School of Science and Technology (SST)

School of Science and Technology | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide. 2019–20 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 2020–21 school year began on November 1, 2019 and will continue through February 10, 2020. Apply online.

Southwest ISD Choice Schools

CAST STEM | Charter Schools in San Antonio

District report card—rated B. Part of Southwest ISD.

Applications for the 2020–21 school year were due January 17, 2020, but you may still 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.