School Discovery Day Events

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Enrollment season is here! Are you interested in learning more about charter schools and schools of choice in and around San Antonio? Join us at San Antonio Charter Moms’ School Discovery Days for the 2023–24 academic year. Families will have the chance to meet with school representatives, ask questions, fill out applications, and learn about the enrollment process.

Come for the information and stay for the fun! School Discovery Day events are located in fun places like parks, community centers, and—for our flagship event during National School Choice Week—at The DoSeum, San Antonio’s museum for kids.

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day all events 2023-2024

For more information about School Discovery Days in 2023–24, and to register for these free events, click on the links below to jump down to the detailed descriptions.

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What You’ll Find at School Discovery Days

What can you expect at School Discovery Days? Learn more in this video created for us by Alamo Arts Academy.

Around 25–35 schools will be in attendance at each School Discovery Day, ready to answer questions about what makes their school unique and offer tips for families to enroll their students.

Families will also find lots of fun activities at School Discovery Days, including DJs from The AM Project, animal show-and-tell with Once in a Wild, and face painting with Joy Arredondo. Look at the listings for each event for partners and amenities at each location.

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School Discovery Day at Second Baptist Church

When: Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 11 AM–2 PM

Where: Second Baptist Church Community Center, 3310 E. Commerce St., San Antonio, TX 78220 (map)

Parking: Free parking is available in surface lots.

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Second Baptist Church is a historic Black congregation dating back to 1879, now located on the Eastside of San Antonio in the Arena District, near the Frost Bank Center (formerly the AT&T Center). Inside the Community Center, guests at School Discovery Day at Second Baptist Church can dance to the beats of The AM Project, catch Once in a Wild mobile zoo’s animal program, learn a skill with BSA Scouts Alamo Area Council, and get creative with face painting. In the parking lot, Shep’s Place food truck will be serving classic Texas barbecue.

Meet these schools at School Discovery Day at Second Baptist Church:

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day Second Baptist February 2024
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School Discovery Day at Hemisfair

When: Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 11 AM–2 PM

Where: Central Games Plaza in Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair, 434 S. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205 (map)

Parking: Paid parking is available in the garage and surface lots; find more parking information at hemisfair.org/visit/.

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Hemisfair is a landmark park in downtown San Antonio. Families visiting School Discovery Day at Hemisfair can enjoy the fantastic amenities of Yanaguana Garden, including a splash pad, sand play area, table games, swings, climbing structures, picnic area, restaurants, and more.

Meet these schools at School Discovery Day at Hemisfair:

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day Hemisfair March 2024
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Past Event: School Discovery Day at The Greenline

When: Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 11 AM–2 PM

Where: The Greenline, 2532 Sidney Brooks, San Antonio, TX 78235 (map)

Parking: Free parking is available in surface lots.

The Greenline is a splash of natural beauty in the center of Brooks, a live-work development on the Southside of San Antonio. The park has amenities such as pavilions, playgrounds, fitness stations, a dog park, and trails that link to the San Antonio River Walk Mission Reach. Families visiting School Discovery Day at the Greenline can sample specialty hot dogs by Doolittle’s Mobile Kitchen, dance to the beats of The AM Project, catch Once in a Wild mobile zoo’s animal program, and get creative with face painting.

Meet these schools at School Discovery Day at the Greenline:

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day Greenline Brooks October 2023
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Past Event: School Discovery Day at Confluence Park

When: Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 11 AM–2 PM

Where: Confluence Park, 310 W. Mitchell St., San Antonio, TX 78204 (map)

Parking: Free parking is available in surface lots and street parking in the neighborhood.

Confluence Park is dedicated to environmental education as its core purpose, with structures and landscapes that serve as interactive teaching tools about Texas ecotypes and watershed dynamics. The park is located just south of downtown San Antonio, where San Pedro Creek flows into the San Antonio River. The petal-like BHP Pavilion overlooks the trails of the San Antonio River Walk Mission Reach. Families visiting School Discovery Day at Confluence Park can sample specialty hot dogs by Doolittle’s Mobile Kitchen, dance to the beats of The AM Project, catch Once in a Wild mobile zoo’s animal program, learn a skill with BSA Scouts Alamo Area Council, and get creative with face painting.

Meet these schools at School Discovery Day at Confluence Park:

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day Confluence Park November 2023
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Past Event: School Discovery Day at The DoSeum

When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 11 AM–2 PM

Where: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209 (map)

Parking: Free parking is available in surface lots

School Discovery Day at The DoSeum is the flagship event of our series! The first 1,000 guests who register for our free event will not only be able to meet over 35 schools, but will also have access to The DoSeum’s 68,000 square feet of wow-worthy galleries designed to cultivate curiosity, ignite learning, and discover the power of play through interactive fun. The beats of the young DJs of The AM Project will greet visitors at the entrance to the theater, just to the left of The DoSeum’s main entrance. Inside the theater, SACM team members will be on hand to greet visitors and the space will be packed with schools who are eager to meet families and talk about their learning models. After visiting the tables in the theater, families will be able to move through the double doors into the first floor and second floor galleries of The DoSeum, where kids can enjoy hands-on fun and caregivers can talk with even more schools. Team members with SACM and MindshiftED will be on hand to answer questions about school search and interpret for Spanish speakers. Guests who complete the scavenger hunt can enter a raffle to win a $100 gift card. Free parking is available at The DoSeum’s parking lots and street parking in the neighborhood.

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day at The DoSeum 2024 parking map

National School Choice Week, January 21–27, 2024, is a celebration of opportunities for all families to choose the K–12 educational options that best fit their children. 

Meet these schools at School Discovery Day at The DoSeum:

San Antonio Charter Moms School Discovery Day The DoSeum January 2024 School Choice Week
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Find Help with Your School Search

At the San Antonio Charter Moms table, our team members are on hand to answer questions about your school search and how to find the right fit for your children. Here are some quick start resources:

We also have scavenger hunt sheets so families can visit each school table, get a stamp, and turn in the form for an entry in our raffle to win a gift card. We are eager to have conversations about how parents can become advocates for high-quality education in our community, and how school choice gives families the range of education options they need to help their children get ready for the future.

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