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San Antonio, TX
Students enrolled: 950
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8505 Lakeside Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78245

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(210) 674-7788
(210) 674-7766
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January 27, 2015
Looking at the schools test scores and the college acceptance rate of almost 100% I am impressed my kids have been attending HSASA since the first grade and I've seen their Math and Science knowledge almost equal to my nephew who is two grades ahead of them. Students have more one on one interaction with teachers as well as parent communications.

- submitted by a parent

September 11, 2014
This school may have all the necessary opportunities, but when you dedicate yourself to your studies and at the end be denied to participate in your own graduation is just wrong. This is what my sister hoped for after 6 yrs in school and wanting to be part of her class and being proud of that accomplishment.

- submitted by a parent

July 29, 2014
I am a student, and it's really not that bad... As long as your a person that usually pays attention to the rules. The school is amazing, but the problem is when you get in trouble it gets complicated. And the only thing I need to say about the classes is that once you get used to the classes, it gets easier... Sooner or later...

- submitted by a community member

May 27, 2014
We took our children to Harmony as our only other option to SWISD schools. We are selling our home now and moving to NISD so our kids can go to a good public school. Harmony has **some** excellent teachers. However, their administration is lacking all ability to do anything correctly. First, you cannot just go to visit anyone in that building. You can request an appointment with someone, like the Principal. However, they are more likely to push your request off to someone else or deny it altogether. There are a lot of issues here, but the one that made us leave is the administration requesting $200 for my 4th grader (who passed the 4th grade but failed the STAR test) to go to summer school. Then they will **maybe** allow him to go to the 5th grade. The STAR test is not mandatory until the 5th grade. They also have zero ability to help my child with real learning issue. The school is lacking.

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2014
It has a lot of dedicated teacher that i am proud to work with. Sometime that inspires me a lot so that i want to do more for kids. It is just a blessing to be member of this family.

- submitted by a teacher

April 14, 2014
Awesome school! My children has been attending here for 6yrs and they love it. love the setting of smaller classes! I appreciate the dedication of most of the teacher, you know they don't do it for pay but because they care for the children!

- submitted by a parent

April 11, 2014
As a teacher and parent. I loved this school and miss being part of the community. My daughter loved going here and was given excellent attention when it came to tutoring and help she needed. The administration changes often, but the teachers are very committed and caring about the students. Tutoring and help offered and a range of activities are provided every year. A growing community.

- submitted by a teacher

March 26, 2014
This school was EXEPTIONAL 3 years ago when the principal and dean would actually take the time to listen to your concerns. There was a sense of community throughout the halls. Now they have a POC that is unapproachable, rude and narrow minded. You get nowhere with her when trying to talk discuss your child/concerns. Some GREAT teachers, some not-so-great teachers. Music teacher doesn't teach music, prefers to let kiddos listen to their own music. Character Ed class deals mostly with bullying. Computer teacher lets students browse internet most class periods. Some of the teachers hardly speak English, yet kids are expected to learn and comprehend these teachers. But they only worry about student progress when it revolves around test scores. If a student is failing their mock state tests, they will jump through hoops to get them tutoring and whatever they need so they pass the actual tests. They are also cramming more students into this small school and having them share resources.

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2012
sorry to dissapoint those out there planning to take your child here, but they will never become successful in life when they come here. I came here and was not pleased whatsoever, finding my grades to vastly drop :/

- submitted by a community member

April 05, 2011
I love this school! I moved my child from the NISD to this school for first grade and I am very happy with the teachers and administration. Even the parents seem friendlier, perhaps because there aren't already neighborhood cliques in place since students come from numerous neighborhoods. The school's website is updated frequently and is helpful with keeping up with what is going on. I am hoping that my second child wins the lottery this year.

- submitted by a parent

March 07, 2011
Harmony Science Academy is great school. Their staff is always friendly and their teachers are dedicated to the success of their students. I highly recommend this school to anyone wanting the very best for their child.

- submitted by a parent

June 11, 2010
Overall, I am pleased with HSASA's commitment to education and the way the teachers obviously care about the kids. Happy enough to enroll them again for next year! There are lots of opportunities for creativity and to expand thinking outside the classroom with projects. That said, the school is not perfect. The first few weeks *always* seem disorganized for a school that has been around for so long. Activities are often revised at the last minute and teachers in the elem grades (my only experience) seem to be lax in follow-up. It's difficult to teach kids adhereance to deadlines when the teachers don't. Spanish and Turkish are the only language options, and extracurricular activities expand every year but still need to grow. The teachers care about the kids, there is no doubt. The kids love the teachers. Parental involvement is a must for success here.

- submitted by a parent
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November 03, 2009
Great teachers, great school really care about teaching students and making the atmosphere one where they are safe. I think this is an exceptional school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 22, 2009
Harmony Science Academy has given my daughter the best in education, compared to all the other schools she has been to in the past. They take pride in teaching the students and taking care of their safety while in school. The teachers are fantastic. they even let us parents know what is going on with our child. They seemed to really care. I love this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
They are educational based and are more concerned about students understanding what they need to achieve to get into college. They also offer dual credit classes so that way I will have college credit when I graduate.

- submitted by a student

November 22, 2008
I love this school! The people there rock.

- submitted by a student

September 21, 2008
Harmony is the only school that feels like a private school. It has great highly qualified teachers whom care,(which is why it is an examplirary school), and the discipline there is outstanding. (Do not send your child there if they have disciplinary problems!) We take pride in our school with well-behaved kids, all of whom are eager in working as hard as possible to obtain a high education. There are so many kids from many different interesting backgrounds and different cultures that are great models. For all these reasons and much more, is why I drive my child to school all the way from Boerne area...

- submitted by a parent
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August 17, 2008
My daughter has been with Harmony since it opened it's doors. I must admit I was a little concerned . The first few weeks were chaos, but soon it became clear there was one objective; to challenge our children. At Harmony, the limits seem endless. I have no doubt that she will be will be well prepared for college.

- submitted by a parent

July 09, 2008
This is a wonderful and unique school, I am a parent who was involved in many school activities The teachers are highly qualified prepared and the leadership is tremendly fabulous I highly recommend this school to all parents and I encourage them to get involved next year Thank you, HSASA

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2007
Harmony is exceptional! I have never been a part of such a unique, involved, and caring school. The online component allows me to be completly aware of my daughter's day and the teachers are the best around. Harmony actually has home visits where the teachers visit the students home. That's above any standard I have ever seen. The webmaster is exceptional and the communication is top of the line. I am so pleased with the afterschool clubs, academics, and attitude of Harmony. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 28, 2007
Harmony is a small school with a low teacher to child ratio. The difference is day and night between public school and Harmony. Teachers go above and beyond to help students. The classes are challenging and will prepare my children for college. Our students will definately have an advantage over others starting with an emphasis on science and math at an early age. Courses include robotics and digital graphics. Physics and chemistry is the normal first year science course for 9th graders. They have several language selections to choose from and the school takes them on an international trip every year. Teachers are dedicated, accesible, and even do home visits. The best decision I ever made was to put my two children in this school.

- submitted by a parent

August 28, 2007
The reason I chose Harmony is its challenging and supportive environment. We encourage students to participate in various competitions and activities. They learn how to deal with a science fair at the 3rd grade. They try, find, and enjoy. Our staff and parents are like a family. Still, not with every parent. But I think that is a good ratio. Although our administration pushes us to do our best, I like them. They even helped me when I had some personal problems. That is one of the few schools a teacher can work without a doubt.

- submitted by a teacher
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Harmony Science Academy - San Antonio
8505 Lakeside Pkwy, San Antonio, TX  78245
(210) 674-7788
Last modified Harmony Science Academy - San Antonio is a Charter school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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