Project-Based Learning

GAIN AUTHENTIC LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Students learn by doing and innovating in the classroom and beyond. Through project based learning students tackle projects related to real world needs and will leverage the newest technology actively used by industry.

College Credit

ACCELERATE YOUR PATHWAY TO COLLEGE & CAREER

All students will have access to earn transferable college credits to include Dual Credit Courses from local colleges and universities plus earn industry recognized certificates to minimize the cost of college and elevate their resume in the workforce.

Tuition Free

TUITION-FREE
OPEN TO ALL

CAST Schools are tuition-free and open to students across the greater San Antonio region who are entering 9th or 10th grade. Our small class sizes provide our educators with the opportunity to meet students where they are and co-create a plan for future success.

APPLY  NOW for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Real Dreams.

Real Futures.

What makes CAST different?

  • Students select a school based on interest, set personal goals and co-create their school experience, informed by industry professionals and other partners.
  • Young people tackle real-world problems with input from employers and alongside mentors from the field.
  • Academics are integrated with career and technical education in a curriculum that combines project-based, personalized, and work-based learning.
  • A focus on projects, research, labs, and experiences in the workplace and local community frees teachers to act as coaches and mentors.
  • Students want to be makers and doers, and will thrive in a hands-on setting informed by student voice and choice.
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Upcoming Information Session & Campus Tours

Open enrollment for 2022-2023 school year is now open. Apply today or join one of the upcoming information sessions to learn more about CAST Schools.

Upcoming Information Session:

  • November 17 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • December 1 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • December 15 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • January 12 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • January 19 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm

 

Sign up for the information session here.

 

Upcoming In-person sessions:

  • December 2 from 9 AM – 11 AM
  • December 10 from 9 AM – 11 AM
  • January 6 from 9 AM – 11 AM
  • January 13 from 9 AM – 11 AM

Upcoming Virtual sessions:

  • December 14 from 12 PM – 1 PM
  • January 11 from 12 PM – 1 PM

Sign up for the information session here.

 

  • Thursday, December 2, 2021:  CAST Teach Virtual Lunch Information Session, 12:00-1:00 pm, https://nisd-net.zoom.us/j/85984423794
  • Monday, December 6, 2021: Magnet School Fair, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at NISD Sports Gym 8400 N. Loop 1604 W., in the Farris Athletic Complex
  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021:  CAST Teach Evening Tour, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Stevens High School Library 600 N. Ellison Drive 78251
  • Monday, December 13, 2021: Magnet School Fairs, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Paul Taylor Field House, 7001 Culebra Road
  • Monday, December 13th, 2021: All 8th-grade students will view a webinar during the school day to learn about CAST Teach High School.
  • Thursday, January 6th, 2022:  CAST Teach Evening Tour, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Stevens High School Library 600 N. Ellison Drive 78251
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022:  CAST Teach HS Virtual Information Session, 5:30-7:00 pm,  https://nisd-net.zoom.us/j/84267975258

In-Person tours are available every Wednesday at 5:30 PM. Only one parent per student and wearing a mask is required. Call the school at (210) 228 – 3380 for details.

To learn more about what CAST Lead has to offer request a tour. A representative from CAST Lead will connect with you to answer any questions.

Sign up for the information session here.

CAST Teach is offering both in-person and virtual options. Learn more here:

Information Sessions

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