CAST Schools » CAST Lead

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7284 FM 1628,
San Antonio, TX 78263


(210) 634 – 7301

Partner School District:

East Central ISD

Join us for an Information Session and Tour

If your child is entering the 8th, 9th or 10th grade next year, join us for an information session and tour. CAST Lead is a Tuition Free, Public School that accepts students from across the Greater San Antonio Region.

Created in partnership with East Central ISD and CAST Schools Network, CAST Lead is an in-district choice high school serving 8th through 12th grade students that focuses on career and college readiness in the areas of retail and business management, e-commerce, hospitality and tourism and agribusiness. 

At CAST Lead our educators work with each student and family to create a customized learning experience that unlocks their full leadership potential and prepares them for both college and career.

Project-Based Learning


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


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


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.

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CAST Lead opened its doors in East Central ISD in August 2020

CAST Lead partners with the most distinctive San Antonio brands in food, entertainment, travel and retail.

Possible careers in these industries include Fashion/Food Retail Leadership, Event Planner, Web Developer, Creative Director of ECommerce, Store manager, Visual merchandiser, and many others