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CAST Teach High School is San Antonio’s first school dedicated to careers in education. 

CAST Teach is created in partnership with Northside ISD, the CAST Schools Network, and the University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Education and Human Development.

CAST Teach will open in August 2022.

  • Early Learning – This pathway is for students interested in teaching grades PK-2nd.
  • Teaching and Training – This pathway is for students interested in the following:
    • Elementary Teacher (Grades 3rd-5th)
    • Middle School or High School Teacher (Any content area)
    • Elective or CTE Teacher (i.e. Athletics, Art, Band, CTE, Dance)
    • Specialized Careers in Education (e.g. Counseling, Library Studies, School Psychology)

CAST Teach will be located on the campus of John Paul Stevens High School, a Northside ISD school. The address is 600 N. Ellison Dr., San Antonio, TX 78251.

You can apply here. Forms are also available online on the Northside ISD website beginning November 29th and closing on January 14th.

Admissions is open to current 8th grade (incoming 9th grade) students for the 2022-2023 school year.   CAST Teach is open to students in the greater San Antonio Area.  

Students who apply will be admitted to the lottery pool. Once a lottery pool has been established from the applications that meet the initial criteria, the lottery will be conducted. Selections from the applicants are random. Students included in the lottery pool but not selected in the initial lottery will remain in the pool on a waitlist, which will be used to fill additional spots as openings occur.

No, all you have to do is apply! CAST Teach is a tuition-free, public school open to all Bexar County students and will accept 150 students through a lottery process.

Yes. CAST Teach is a Northside ISD school. Sports and extracurriculars can be pursued at John Paul Stevens High School.