Details overview

Hours 07:30 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Celal Keskin
District School Of Science And Technology
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Magnet
STEM
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Career and Tech (vocational)
Engineering
Mathematics
Medical
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
World languages
Writing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Rock band
13
AP Classes
including: United States Government and Politics
3
Languages
including: Russian
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Health Science
Information Technology
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Russian
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered American Sign Language (ASL)
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Human Geography
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

10
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 57% 52%
White 22% 29%
Black 13% 13%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 42% 49%
Male 58% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 60%
English Language Learners 2% 17%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
6
Boys Sports
including: Track
21
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
JROTC
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools School of Science and Technology-Alamo
  Alamo Heights J High School
  Northwood Elementary School

Awards

Academic award Accountability Ratings, met 4 indeces, earns 6 distinctions
Year received 2016
Academic award US News Best High Schools Gold Medal
Year received 2016
Academic award Niche Best Charter High School in San Antonio
Year received 2016

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Lottery and waiting list
Learn more Https://www.ssttx.org/database/applyonline.asp
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 11/01/2016
Application deadline 02/11/2017
# of applications received 600
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014