Advanced Learning Academy (ALA), CAST Med and CAST Tech High School are tuition-free public schools in San Antonio ISD open to all students across the greater San Antonio Region. Apply to a CAST School by January 17, 2023
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The Centers for Applied Science & Technology (CAST Schools) were designed in 2017 by industry, civic, and public school leaders as a regional economic mobility strategy for San Antonio, TX. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supports 5 tuition-free, industry-led, career-themed high schools and 1 pre-k through 12th Academy, in 4 different independent school districts. We expand opportunities and access for our nearly 2,000 students while incubating new approaches to teaching and learning for our partner districts, which collectively serve 170,000 students across the San Antonio region.
We’re committed to providing every student with an educational experience that sets them up for their futures.
Open to all students across the greater San Antonio region. Now accepting students for the 2023-2024 school year.
Prepare your high school student for any future that they can envision for themselves. At ALA, teachers will collaborate to create a personalized learning experience for your child to foster a passion for exploration, deep thinking, problem-solving, and creative design. Accepting rising preK4, 6th, and 9th grade students.
The only medically-focused, dual-language high school in south San Antonio, students at CAST Med explore careers in Medicine, Biomedical Research, and Public Health. Accepting rising 9th and 10th grade students.
San Antonio's premiere tech high school maximizes opportunities for students while preparing them for college, high-demand careers, and life. Explore Business, Entrepreneurship, Coding, Cyber Security, IT, Gaming, User Experience (UX) and more. Accepting rising 9th and 10th grade students.
You’ll love to learn here!