Academic Resources

These resources support our students’ education and development in PK-12 and beyond.

Subcategories include: Athletics, Fine Arts & After School Programs, English Learners & Dual Language, Graduation & College Readiness, Instruction, Students with Disabilities, Tutoring & Learning at Home


10 Key Policies and Practices for Supporting Language Development —with strong evidence of effectiveness from high-quality research—

This document distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, schools, and parents can use to support language development.

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Bexar County BiblioTech Public Library

Bexar County’s BiblioTech is the first all-digital public library in the United States. BiblioTech is located in Bexar County, Texas.  Bexar County’s BiblioTech’s mission is to provide all Bexar County residents with technology access to enhance education and literacy, promote reading as recreation, and equip all members of our community with the necessary tools to thrive as citizens of the digital age.

Library membership is free to all Bexar County residents. Access to the digital collection is available 24/7.

BiblioTech del condado de Bexar es la primera biblioteca pública totalmente digital de los Estados Unidos. BiblioTech está ubicado en el condado de Bexar, Texas. La misión de BiblioTech del condado de Bexar es brindar a todos los residentes del condado de Bexar acceso a la tecnología para mejorar la educación y la alfabetización, promover la lectura como recreación y equipar a todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad con las herramientas necesarias para prosperar como ciudadanos de la era digital.

La membresía de la biblioteca es gratuita para todos los residentes del condado de Bexar. El acceso a la colección digital está disponible las 24 horas, los 7 días de la semana.


Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio – Page Turners

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio provides a life-changing Club experience and after-school help that assures success is within reach of every child who enters our doors. We work hard to ensure that all Club members are on track to graduate from high school on time and with a solid plan for their futures. Our programs provide avenues for Club members to gain life skills centered around good character, citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Our Page Turners program provides small group learning sessions to 1st-3rd graders in need of extra assistance with their reading skills. This helps them to get on – and stay at – grade reading level.



Dial-a-Story with the San Antonio Public Library

For over 20 years, SAPL’s Dial-a-Story service has been available to the children of San Antonio. This service is a way for children to experience story time from wherever they are. SAPL’s librarians record news stories every Tuesday and Friday, one in English and one in Spanish.

To listen in, all you need to do is call (210) 207-4466 at any time of the day.

Durante más de 20 años, el servicio Dial-a-Story de SAPL ha estado disponible para los niños de San Antonio. Este servicio es una forma para que los niños experimenten la hora del cuento desde donde estén. Los bibliotecarios de SAPL graban noticias todos los martes y viernes, una en inglés y otra en español.

Para escuchar, todo lo que necesita hacer es llamar al (210) 207-4466 en cualquier momento del día.


Dual Credit

San Antonio ISD students can engage in rigorous college level course work through universities and colleges who have a fully executed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU’s) with the district.  Students earn college credit at no cost while working toward a high school diploma and their postsecondary education.


Freed Texas

FREED Texas was born out of a great need to address the multi-dimensional needs of an individual as they strive to reintegrate into a society that has discounted formerly incarcerated people as citizens.

FREED TX is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to end the cycle of Recidivism through access to Education, Employment, and Divinity. In partnership with San Antonio Colleges, FREED Texas offers individuals who have experienced incarceration an educational experience via a 9-week cohort Remnant Healing Academy that offers Peer Support, Civic Engagement, Health & Wellness, & Divinity and Financial Literacy.

FREED Texas nació de una gran necesidad de abordar las necesidades multidimensionales de un individuo mientras se esfuerza por reintegrarse a una sociedad que ha descartado como ciudadanos a las personas anteriormente encarceladas.

FREED TX es una organización sin fines de lucro 501c3 cuya misión es poner fin al ciclo de reincidencia a través del acceso a la educación, el empleo y la divinidad. En asociación con San Antonio Colleges, FREED Texas ofrece a las personas que han experimentado el encarcelamiento una experiencia educativa a través de una cohorte de 9 semanas de Remnant Healing Academy que ofrece apoyo entre pares, participación cívica, salud y bienestar, y educación sobre divinidad y finanzas.


International Baccalaureate (IB)

An International Baccalaureate (IB) education can open up a world of possibilities! It seeks to develop the whole child as someone who sees learning as a life-long process, a way of life. Through its programmes and focus on the Learner Profile, students develop into inquiring, nowledgeable and caring young people who think critically, are self-motivated and seek out new challenges.International Baccalaureate (IB


Madonna Center

For over 80 years, the Madonna Center has been committed to breaking the cycle of generational poverty by supporting families with quality childhood education, connections to resources, and social services. As a United Way Agency, Madonna has provided numerous social services to low-income families on the Westside San Antonio.

Durante más de 80 años, el Centro Madonna se ha comprometido a romper el ciclo de pobreza generacional apoyando a las familias con educación infantil de calidad, conexiones con recursos y servicios sociales. Como agencia de United Way, Madonna ha brindado numerosos servicios sociales a familias de bajos ingresos en el lado oeste de San Antonio.


Math Department

The SAISD Math Department aligns with the National Council of Teacher’s of Mathematics (NCTM) position statement around the purpose of K-12 Mathematics. Each and every student should: develop deep mathematical understanding; understand and critique the world through mathematics; and experience the wonder, joy, and beauty of mathematics.


Morgan’s Multi-Assistance Center

Morgan’s Multi-Assistance Center (MAC) is a center that improves the lives of individuals with disabilities and special needs through comprehensive and coordinated services. Morgan’s MAC’s services use a family-centered approach with full collaboration from the family, MAC Member, and community partners known as MACers (pronounced “MACK-ers”).

El Centro de Asistencia Múltiple (MAC) de Morgan es un centro que mejora las vidas de personas con discapacidades y necesidades especiales a través de servicios integrales y coordinados. Los servicios de MAC de Morgan utilizan un enfoque centrado en la familia con la colaboración total de la familia, el miembro de MAC y los socios comunitarios conocidos como MACers (pronunciados “MACK-ers”).


SAISD Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education Department provides an acclaimed, high-quality educational program to eligible 3 and 4-year-olds through its state and district-funded pre-kindergarten and federally-funded Head Start programs.

Our Early Childhood Education Program is designed to provide students a strong foundation for kindergarten and future learning through a curriculum that addresses their social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

El Departamento de Educación Infantil ofrece un programa educativo aclamado y de alta calidad a niños elegibles de 3 y 4 años a través de sus programas de prekínder financiados por el estado y el distrito y Head Start con fondos federales.

Nuestro Programa de Educación Infantil está diseñado para brindar a los estudiantes una base sólida para el jardín de infantes y el aprendizaje futuro a través de un plan de estudios que aborda su desarrollo social, emocional, físico y cognitivo.


San Antonio ISD Bilingual, ESL, and Migrant Programs


Garantice el éxito académico para todos los estudiantes bilingües emergentes a través de prácticas innovadoras que eleven y cultiven la cultura, el idioma y las identidades de los estudiantes.

Ensure academic success for all Emergent Bilingual students through innovative practices that elevate and cultivate students’ culture, language, and identities.


San Antonio ISD International Welcome Center

The International Welcome Center (IWC) assists with testing of students who are new to US schools and new to SAISD, if a language other than English is indicated on the student’s Home Language Survey (HLS).


El Centro de Bienvenida Internacional (IWC) ayuda con las pruebas de los estudiantes que son nuevos en las escuelas de EE. UU. y nuevos en SAISD, si se indica un idioma distinto al inglés en la Encuesta sobre el idioma del hogar (HLS) del estudiante.


San Antonio Parks & Recreation’s E-Sport Team

Join Team Salamanders!

Calling all high school teens to join San Antonio Parks & Recreation’s e-sport team!

The season is from September 2023 to April 2024. Practices are on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Participating Community Centers:
• Garrett – Valorant
• Palm Heights – Rocket League
• Quintero – Super Smash Bros
• Woodard – Valorant

For more info call 210.207.3061

¡Únete al equipo Salamandras!

¡Llamando a todos los adolescentes de secundaria a unirse al equipo de deportes electrónicos de Parques y Recreación de San Antonio!

La temporada es de septiembre de 2023 a abril de 2024. Las prácticas son los martes y jueves de 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm.

Centros comunitarios participantes:
• Garrett – Valorante
• Palm Heights – Liga de cohetes
• Quintero – Super Smash Bros.
• Woodard – Valorante

Para más información llame al 210.207.3061


San Antonio Public Library

The San Antonio Public Library changes lives through the transformative power of information, imagination, and ideas. Central Library and branches offer programs to serve the needs and interests of the community, including programs for all ages that support early childhood literacy, education, culture, economic development, and more.

La Biblioteca Pública de San Antonio cambia vidas a través del poder transformador de la información, la imaginación y las ideas. La Biblioteca Central y sus sucursales ofrecen programas para atender las necesidades e intereses de la comunidad, incluidos programas para todas las edades que apoyan la alfabetización, la educación, la cultura, el desarrollo económico y más en la primera infancia.


Section 504/Dyslexia

The 504/Dyslexia Department oversees compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) which is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities.  The department oversees identification of Section 504 eligible students as well as implementation of 504 Service Pla


The YMCA of Greater San Antonio

For over 140 years, we have been listening and responding to our community’s most critical social needs, ensuring that everyone has the chance to learn, grow, and thrive, regardless of age, income, ability, ethnicity, or faith. We focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, and incorporate core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith into all we do.

At the YMCA we are more than a gym, we are a community with something for everyone in your family.

We offer:

State-of-the-art fitness facilities at 12 locations across San Antonio & Boerne, Cibolo, New Braunfels, & Schertz

Early Learning Centers Childhood 2 San Antonio locations

School-age after-school programs

Youth sports

Swim Lessons

Durante más de 140 años, hemos escuchado y respondido a las necesidades sociales más críticas de nuestra comunidad, asegurando que todos tengan la oportunidad de aprender, crecer y prosperar, independientemente de su edad, ingresos, capacidad, origen étnico o fe. Nos centramos en el desarrollo juvenil, la vida saludable y la responsabilidad social, e incorporamos valores fundamentales de cariño, honestidad, respeto, responsabilidad y fe en todo lo que hacemos.

En YMCA somos más que un gimnasio, somos una comunidad con algo para todos los miembros de su familia.


Instalaciones de fitness de última generación en 12 ubicaciones en San Antonio y Boerne, Cibolo, New Braunfels y Schertz

Centros de Aprendizaje Temprano Infancia 2 ubicaciones en San Antonio

Programas extraescolares para niños en edad escolar

deportes juveniles

Lecciones de natación