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 2023-2024 school year.

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.

Our Promise

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

Explore Careers

To expose students to multiple careers through job-shadowing, internships and paid job opportunities.

Connect with Industry Leaders

To connect students with industry partners who act as mentors and motivators and who can help students map a pathway to their dream career.

Transferable College Credits

Access to earn transferable college credits to include Dual Credit Courses from local colleges and universities

Industry Recognized Certificates

Earn industry recognized certificates to elevate their resume in the workforce and to prepare students who will enter the workforce qualified to compete for jobs in high-demand, high-wage job markets.

Job Interview

To guarantee each student a job interview upon graduation.

Student Voice

To listen to student voice and feedback to ensure that we're delivering our promises.

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.