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; District report card—rated B. Part of Braination, formerly John H. Wood Jr. Public Charter District.

  • Anne Frank Inspire Academy—Bandera Rd.: 11216 Bandera Rd., San Antonio, TX 78249 (map); 210-638-5900; grades K–12; 2022–23 calendar; school report card—rated C
  • Anne Frank Inspire Academy—NW Military: 12500 NW Military Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78231 (map); 210-638-5200; grades K–3 in 2022–23, expanding to K–8; 2022–23 calendar; no school report card data

Open enrollment for the 2023–24 school year will begin on November 1, 2022 and end on January 12, 2023. Families will be notified about lottery results beginning on January 13, 2023. Families can apply online.

BASIS Texas Charter Schools

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

Open enrollment for the 2023–24 school year will begin on November 3, 2022 and continue through December 15, 2022. The lottery will be in January 2023. Families can 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—not rated; district report card—not rated.

Apply online.

Brooks Academies of Texas

Brooks Academies of Texas logo

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

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021 and will continue through February 14, 2022. The lottery will occur during the week of February 15, 2022. Apply online.

Brooks Academies Virtual Instruction offers full-time online school. Apply online.

CAST Schools

CAST Schools

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

Open enrollment for the 2022—23 school year began on October 12, 2021 and ended on January 14, 2022. Families can still 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 November 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 Antonio2020–21 calendar; district report card—not rated.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on October 12, 2021 and ended on through January 12, 2022. Families can still apply online.

Edgewood ISD Schools of Innovation

Edgewood ISD Schools of InnovationEnrollment guide; 2022–23 calendar; district report card—rated C

Fine Arts Zone

Leadership Zone

Public Service Zone

STEAM Zone

Additional Schools of Innovation

Families can apply online for enrollment at Edgewood ISD Schools of Innovation.

Learn4Life Edgewood also has an online application.

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy (EKHLA)

Eleanor Kolitz Hebrew Language Academy | Charter Schools in San Antonio

11327 Dreamland Dr., San Antonio, TX 78231 (map); 210-890-7267; grades K–8; 2021–22 calendar; school report card—rated B; district report card—rated B.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year will begin on February 1, 2022 and will continue through February 28, 2022. The lottery will be during the first week of March. To apply, download the application packet.

Essence Preparatory Public School (Essence Prep)

Essence Preparatory Public School Logo Essence Prep San AntonioEnrollment guide; 4535 Lord Rd., San Antonio, TX 78220 (map); 210-997-5636; opening August 2022 with grades K–2 and 4–5 in 2022–23, expanding to grades K–8; 2022–23 calendar; no school report card data.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year continues through April 30, 2022. Apply online.

Foundation School of Autism

Foundation School of Autism

Enrollment guide; 2235 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste. 130, San Antonio, TX 78217 (map); 210-402-0253; grades PK3–1; school report card—not rated (this school serves students who are too young to take standardized tests). Part of ResponsiveEd; district report card—rated A on alternative standards.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 2, 2021 and continued through January 15, 2022. The lottery was on January 25, 2021. Apply online.

Founders Classical Academy of Schertz

Founders Classical Academy logo

Enrollment guide; 8453 E. FM 1518 North, Schertz, TX 78154 (map); 210-510-2618; grades K–12; 2021–22 calendar; school report card—rated C. Part of ResponsiveEd; district report card—rated A on alternative standards.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021 and continues through February 4, 2022. Apply online.

The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place K12 | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 5820 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78238 (map); grades K–4 in 2022–23, expanding to grades K–12; district report card—not rated and school report card—not rated. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment is ongoing. 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 A. Part of Great Hearts Academies; a Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2023–24 school year will begin on November 7, 2022 and continued through December 9, 2022. Families will begin receiving enrollment offers on January 18, 2023. Apply online.

Great Hearts Online Texas is a full-time, online school serving students in grades K–8 in 2022–23, expanding to K–12. Read the enrollment guide and apply online.

Great Hearts Microschools provide in-person community and support for Great Hearts Online students. Read the enrollment guide.

Harmony Public Schools—San Antonio

Harmony Public Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2021–22 calendardistrict report card—rated B. Part of Harmony Public Schools.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021 and will continue through February 10, 2022. The lottery will be on February 17, 2022. 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 A; district report card—rated A. 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; 2022–23 calendar; district report card—rated B. A Choose to Succeed partner.

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

Jubilee Academies

Jubilee Academies | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide ; 2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated C.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021 and will continue through February 9, 2022. 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. 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.

Legacy Traditional Schools—Texas

Legacy Traditional Schools logo

Enrollment guide; 2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated C

Enrollment is ongoing. 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 PK3–11, expanding to PK3–11; 2021–22 calendar; school report card grades PK–1—not rated (no tested grades); school report card grades 2–9—not rated; district report card—not rated.

Enrollment is ongoing. Apply online.

New Frontiers Public Schools

New Frontiers Public Charter Schools | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; district report card—rated A.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021 and continues through January 31, 2022. Apply online.

NEISD Magnet Schools

north east isd neisd magnet schools logoEnrollment guide blog post; 2022–23 calendar; district report card—rated B.

Enrollment for the 2023–24 school year will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue through February 6, 2023. Families and students will begin receiving notifications about their enrollment status on February 15, 2023. 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—not rated (on alternative standards); district report card—not rated (on alternative standards.

Enrollment is ongoing.

Prelude Prep Public School

Prelude Prep Public SchoolEnrollment guide. 1707 Centennial Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78211 (map); 210-780-7661; grades PK–3 in 2022–23, expanding to PK–8; school report card—not rated (no tested grades); district report card—not rated (no tested grades).

Open enrollment for 2022–23 continues through February 18, 2022; they will begin notifying families on February 28, 2022. 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; district report card—not rated. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began 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; 2022–23 calendar; 4018 S. Presa St., San Antonio, TX 78223 (map); 210-531-0300; grades K–5 in 2022–23, expanding to K–12; school report card—not rated; district report card—not rated (no tested grades). A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment for the 2023–24 school year will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue through March 10, 2023. Apply online.

San Antonio ISD Choice Schools

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

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

San Antonio Preparatory Schools (SA Prep)

SA Prep logo San Antonio Preparatory Community SchoolEnrollment guide; 6127 Summer Fest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78214 (map); 210-473-2698; grades 5–10 in 2022–23, expanding to grades 5–12; school report card—rated C and district report card—rated C. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Enrollment is ongoing. Apply online.

School of Science and Technology (SST)

School of Science and Technology | Charter Schools in San Antonio

Enrollment guide; 2021–22 calendar; district report card (incl. Alamo & SA)—rated Adistrict report card (incl. Discovery & Northwest)—rated A. A Choose to Succeed partner.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on November 1, 2021. The lottery will be in February 2022. Apply online.

Southwest ISD Choice Schools

CAST STEM | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated B. Part of Southwest ISD.

Open enrollment for the 2022–23 school year began on October 12, 2021 and ended on January 14, 2022. Families can still apply online.

Southwest Preparatory School

Southwest Preparatory School | Charter Schools in San Antonio

2021–22 calendar; district report card—rated B.

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.