San Antonio ISD

District Planning

Each district must have a district improvement plan TEC 11.251

San Antonio ISD District Improvement Plan 2021-2022

San Antonio Independent School District Department Plan, 2018-2019 Campus Improvement Plan

District Website

District Priorities

  1. High-Quality Schools
  2. Academic Proficiency
  3. High-Performing Students
  4. Post-Secondary Success

District IRB

Required? Yes

Name: Institutional and Community Based Research (ICBR) - Research Requests

General Information 

Application Deadline: June 1, September 1, February 1

Application Notification: NI


Submission Requirements: Online Research Request Submission Form, Research Study Request [FORM E22-A] - include original and 2 copies of required support documentation (Surveys, Observation Checklists, Parental Permission Letter, etc), Signed Research Agreement [FORM E22-B], Endorsement & Signature of Professional Person (Research Sponsor - College Professor, Physician, etc) [FORM E22-C]

Fee: NI

Application Submission: Research and Evaluation, San Antonio Independent School District, Cooper Learning Center, 1700 Tampico St, San Antonio, TX 78207, can submit online form

Contact:  Deborah Garza,, 210-554-2460

Number of Schools: 101

School TypeTotal
Early Childhood Education Centers5
Academies (Pre-K-8)18
Elementary Schools (Pre-K-5)42
Middle Schools12
High Schools17
Special Campuses7

Additional Facilities and Programs

  • Adult & Community Education,
  • Advanced Learning Academy (4-12),
  • AP
  • Athletics
  • AVID
  • CTE
  • Dual Credit
  • Dual Language
  • Dyslexia/504
  • Early Childhood Education (Pre-K & Head Start)
  • Early College HS
  • ESL
  • Extended Day Program
  • Fine Arts
  • GT
  • Health & PE
  • IB
  • In-District Charter Schools
  • International Welcome Center
  • Juvenile Detention Center Campus
  • Juvenile Justice Academy
  • Learning Center (Childcare)
  • Mariachi Curriculum
  • Master Teacher Initiative
  • Middle School Partners Program
  • Migrant Education
  • Non-Traditional Grade Range Academies
  • P-TECH
  • Public Montessori School
  • Satellite Campuses
  • School Age Parenting Program (SAPP)
  • School Counseling, SEAD & Restorative Practices
  • Single-Gender Campuses, Social Workers
  • Special Education, Student Health Services

District Demographics

Students: 44,568

Additional Student Data

MetricsPercent of Total Students
Economically Disadvantaged88%
Emerging Bilingual22.2%
Special Education13.4%
Bilingual/ESL Program24.2%
Gifted and Talented7.1%
At Risk for Dropping Out69.3%

Teachers: 3,064


Administrative and Professional: 1,987

Bus Drivers, Custodians, Food Service and Educational Aides: 1,715