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

Enrollment guide—coming soon. District report card—rated C. Part of Braination, formerly John H. Wood Jr. Public Charter District.

  • Anne Frank Inspire Academy—Bandera Rd.: 11216 Bandera Rd., San Antonio, TX 78249; 210-638-5900; grades K–12; 2021–22 calendar; school report card—rated C in 2019
  • Anne Frank Inspire Academy—NW Military: 12500 NW Military Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78231; 210-638-5200; grades K–3 in 2022–23, expanding to K–8; 2021–22 calendar; school report card—not rated

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021 and continues through January 12, 2022. The lottery will be January 13, 2022. Apply online.

BASIS Texas Charter Schools

basis-charter-school-logoEnrollment guide; district report card—rated A in 2019. Part of BASIS.ed; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 29, 2020 and continued through December 15, 2020. The lottery took place on January 12, 2021. Families can still 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 PK3–8; 2019–20 calendar; school report card—rated D in 2019; district report card—rated D.

Apply online.

Brooks Academies of Texas

Brooks Academies of Texas logo

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated C in 2019.

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.

CAST Schools

CAST Schools

Enrollment guide. The CAST Schools network is a nonprofit that has partnerships with three different school districts.

Open enrollment for the 2022—23 school year began on October 12, 2021 and will continue through January 12, 2022. Families can apply online via each partner district’s enrollment portal.

Compass Rose Public Schools

Compass Rose Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated B in 2019. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on October 15, 2021. The lottery will be on February 4, 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 in 2019.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 31, 2020 and ended on through January 29, 2021. Families can 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; 210-890-7267; grades K–8; 2020–21 calendar; school report card—rated A in 2019; district report card—rated A in 2019.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on February 1, 2021 and will continue through February 28, 2021. The lottery will be during the first week of March. To apply, download the application packet.

Foundation School of Autism

Foundation School of Autism

Enrollment guide. 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 in 2019.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 2, 2020 and continued through January 15, 2021. The lottery was on January 25, 2021. 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 in 2019. Part of ResponsiveEd; district report card—rated B in 2019.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 2, 2020 and continued through January 15, 2021. The lottery was on January 25, 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 2021–22, expanding to grades K–12; 2020–21 calendar; school report card—not rated. 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 in 2019. Part of Great Hearts Academies; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year will begin on November 8, 2021 and continued through December 10, 2021. The lottery will be on January 12, 2022. Apply online.

Great Hearts Online serves Texas students in grades K–8. Read the enrollment guide and apply online. Also, learn about Great Hearts Microschools.

Harmony Public Schools—San Antonio

Harmony Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2020–21 calendardistrict report card—rated A in 2019. 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 in 2019; district report card—rated B in 2019. Part of Henry Ford Learning Institute.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year continues through April 30, 2021. Apply online.

IDEA Public Schools

IDEA Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated B in 2019. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on September 1, 2021 and will continue through February 18, 2022 at 11:59 PM. The lottery will be on February 19, 2021. Apply online.

Jubilee Academies

Jubilee Academies | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide. 2020–21 calendar; district report card—rated C in 2019.

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; 2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated B in 2019. Part of KIPP Texas; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on October 8, 2021. The lottery will be on February 28, 2022. Apply online.

Lighthouse Public Schools

Lighthouse Public Schools logo | Charter School in San AntonioEnrollment guide. 8138 Westshire Dr., San Antonio, TX 78227 (map); 210-236-7693; grades PK3–9; 2020–21 calendar; school report card grades PK–1—not rated; school report card grades 2–8—rated C in 2019; district report card—rated C in 2019.

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

Enrollment guide; district report card—rated B in 2019.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year will begin on November 1, 2021 and continues through January 31, 2022. 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 (map); 210-299-1025; grades 9–12; school report card—rated D on alternative standards in 2019; district report card—rated D on alternative standards in 2019.

Enrollment is ongoing.

Prelude Prep Public School

Prelude Prep Public SchoolEnrollment guide. 1707 Centennial Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78211 (map); grades pre-K–2 in 2021–22, expanding to pre-K–8; school report card—not rated.

Apply online.

Promesa Academy Charter School

Promesa Academy Charter School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide. 603 Merida St., San Antonio, TX 78207 (map); 210-942-1700; grades K–4 in 2022–23; school report card—not rated. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue through February 10, 2022. The lottery will be on February 18, 2022. Apply online.

Royal Public Schools

Royal Public Schools logoEnrollment guide. 4018 S. Presa St., San Antonio, TX 78223 (map); 210-531-0300; grades K–2 in 2021–22, and grades K–5 in 2022–23, expanding to K–12; school report card—not rated. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on October 18, 2021 and will continue through March 13, 2022. The lottery will be on March 15, 2022. Apply online.

San Antonio ISD Choice Schools

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Enrollment guide; 2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated B in 2019.

On October 12, 2021, SAISD began accepting applications for enrollment for the 2022–23 school year. Open enrollment will continue until January 14, 2022. The lottery will be on January 24, 2021. Families can apply online.

San Antonio Preparatory Community School (SA Prep)

SA Prep logo San Antonio Preparatory Community SchoolEnrollment guide. 6127 Summer Fest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78214 (map); 210-473-2698; grades 5–9 in 2021–22, expanding to grades 5–12; school report card—not rated. 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 in 2019.

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 B in 2019district report card (incl. Discovery & Northwest)—rated A in 2019. 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. The lottery will be on February 19, 2021. Apply online.

Southwest ISD Choice Schools

CAST STEM | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; district report card—rated B in 2019. Part of Southwest ISD.

Open enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on October 31, 2020 and ended on January 29, 2021. Families can still apply online.

Southwest Preparatory School

Southwest Preparatory School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2019–20 calendar; district report card—rated D in 2019.

Enrollment for the 2021–22 school year began on November 1, 2020 and continues through February 26, 2021. The lottery will be March 1, 2021. Apply online.