Lead Here.
Lead Anywhere.

San Antonio’s best leaders have partnered with CAST Lead to create a professional learning environment where students discover their interests and find their purpose. Apply to CAST Lead! Now accepting incoming 8th, 9th, and 10th grade students for the 2024-2025 school year.

Address: 7284 FM 1628, San Antonio, TX 78263 | Phone: 210-634-7301

About Us

Created in partnership between East Central ISD and CAST Schools, CAST Lead High School is a tuition-free, public school open to students across the greater San Antonio region.

At CAST Lead, students learn through project-based learning, mentorships and internships, and have the opportunity to earn up to 2 years of college credit, and industry recognized certifications. Students will also explore careers in the growing retail, hospitality and tourism management, and ecommerce industries. CAST Lead maximizes opportunities for students while preparing them for college, high-demand careers, and life.

Prepare for College AND Careers

We’re committed to providing every student with an educational experience that sets them up for their futures.

Earn College Credits

Texas A&M University-San Antonio and St. Philip’s College

Explore Careers

Pathways include Retail and Business Management, E-Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism Management, plus Agribusiness

Engage with Industry's Best

H-E-B , Visit San Antonio, Grupo La Gloria, CE Group, Culinary Institute of America, Courtyard by Marriott, Phillips Entertainment, and more.

Build Your Resume

Internships, job-shadowing, apprenticeships, certifications, and more

Learn Beyond the Classroom

The Pearl, San Antonio Missions, The DoSeum, Mexico City, Puebla, Mexico, Speak Up! Speak Out!, CAST Schools Student Advisory, CAST LIVE, Youth Rally, Hiring Fairs, and more

Join a Team or a Club

Participate in sports and extracurriculars at East Central High School, located across the street, and Student Council (C4), Chess Club, K-Pop Club, Gaming Club, and more

Apply NOW for the 2024-2025 School Year

Accepting Rising 8th, 9th, and 10th grade students for the 2024-2025 School Year

Want to learn more?

CAST Lead is everything you’ve wanted in a school and more. Sign-up here to learn more. We can’t wait to talk to you.