Ravae Shaeffer

Message from the Principal - Ravae Villafranca Shaeffer

"I'm proud to be a part of a community that is building powerful and enriching learning opportunities for students and families at Southwest CAST STEM.  Our students are solving real-world problems side by side with industry experts in Advanced Manufacturing, Energy & Power, Engineering, and Global Logistics while preparing for college on the way to their future careers.  Together, our community at SW CAST STEM supports a commitment to growth, service and results for all students who are seeking an interdisciplinary approach to learning and leading in the new millenium."

Address: 11914 Dragon Ln., Bldg. 800, San Antonio, TX 78252

Phone: (210) 622 - 4810

School District: Southwest ISD

CAST STEM allows students to explore careers in engineering, advanced manufacturing, energy & power and global logistics. Students learn to build and program robots, drones and electric cars and travel to competitions with teams.

The chance to experience a college setting during high school and to work directly with industry mentors set CAST STEM students apart and sets their future in motion, no matter where they decide to take it.

Industry partners for CAST STEM include: Toyota, CPS Energy, H-E-B, HOLT CAT, Zachry Group, Caterpillar, Standard Aero, E02 Concepts, Associated Builders and Contractors, and Port San Antonio.

I’ve noticed that she’s developing into a leader, from the words that she uses to her confidence.

- Hector Salazar
CAST STEM parent

They teach us to involve ourselves in society because we’re going to be the minds that will solve these problems in the future.

- Arnulfo Isais
CAST STEM student

Fast facts

  • Students prepare for careers in engineering, advanced manufacturing, energy & power and global logistics
  • CAST STEM students can earn up to two years of college credit and industry certificates
  • CAST STEM is for incoming 9th graders who are comfortable in a college setting, are goal-oriented and responsible, and committed to real-world experiences, like internships
  • CAST STEM welcomed its first class in August 2018
  • Higher education partners include Palo Alto College and Texas A&M-San Antonio.

Industry partners

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Nothing from September 29, 2020 to October 29, 2020.

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