San Antonio Independent School District

Address: 141 Lavaca Street
San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone: 210-554-2200


To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.


Our primary purpose of improving lives through a quality education is driven by an unrelenting determination to graduate all of our students and prepare them for success in higher education. Our ideology is reflected in our fundamental beliefs, commitments and core values that guide us in our daily practices.

Core Values:

 - Student Centered
 - High Expectations
 - Commitment
 - Passion
 - Integrity
 - Respect
 - Teamwork

Core Beliefs:

 - Every student can learn and achieve at high levels.
 - We are responsible for the education and safety of every student.
 - We are responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the school system.
 - Everyone should be treated with respect.
 - People support what they help create.

Recent News

  • News from SAISD - Coming Attractions: August 8, 2014

    Aug. 9 (Sat) — GEAR UP Back-to-School Tailgate9 a.m. to noon at Alamo Convocation Center, 110 Tuleta DriveIncoming 10th-graders, who are part of the GEAR UP college readiness program, will be given free gear for the upcoming school year, including backpacks, binders and su...

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  • News from SAISD - Coming Attractions: April 5, 2013

    April 8 (Mon) — East Side Promise Neighborhood luncheonNoon to 2 p.m. at Sam Houston High School, 4635 E. Houston St.Approximately 500 attendees are expected including San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and other city staff, along with SAISD Trustees, Interim Super...

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  • News from SAISD - Coming Attractions: March 8, 2013

    March 11-15 — Spring BreakAll schools and most offices will be closed this week and will re-open Monday, March 18. March 16 (Sat) — Batter Up to Dress ‘Em Uniform Drive/Softball Tournament8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rusty Lyons Softball Field, 6300 McCullough Ave.The community...

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  • News from SAISD - Coming Attractions Jan. 18, 2013

    Ongoing thru March 1 —  School Board election informational packets available  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the  Department of Governmental & Community Relations , 518 E. Magnolia Ave.  Qualified citizens interested in serving as an SAISD...

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