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Welcome to Highlands High School

Home of the Mighty Owls

Highlands High School is the premier school of the Southeast Side of San Antonio featuring strong academics, engaging career preparation, and award-winning student activities. We are a school with tremendous pride and a long legacy of success. Our new Highlands P-TECH for Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing and Welding combines the academic opportunity of an Early College with the technical skill and job outlook of a vocational or trade school. Mighty Owls can join a number of successful extra-curricular programs including athletics, JROTC, National Honor Society, and an incredible fine arts program (brigade/dance/cheer, band, mariachi, choir, orchestra, art, and theatre art). Highlands High School is YOUR neighborhood school and we can’t wait to welcome you to the Owl Nation.


Virtual Open House - Wednesday, September 8!

Join us at the Virtual Open House on Zoom from 5:30pm-6:30pm on Wednesday, September 8.

  • CLICK HERE for the Flyer with Opening Webinar Link (5:30pm-6:00pm)
  • CLICK HERE for Department Zoom sessions (6:00pm-6:30pm)


School Start Information:

All students should report to the school cafeteria by 8:30am on Monday, August 9. Parent drop-off takes place in front of the school along Elgin Avenue and SAISD bus drop off is behind the campus near the cafeteria. Students will be directed to their first class from the cafeteria. Schedules can be viewed electronically on Frontline Parent Portal.

Students - be sure to bring your charged district device on Monday along with the charger! Those who are new to SAISD and do not have a district device yet can check one out from the Highlands HS Library during the first week of school.

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

CLICK HERE to view the PDF Version of the Class of 2021 Graduation Video and help us celebrate the accomplishments of our amazing Owls!

Frontline Parent Portal

All parents MUST have Frontline Parent Portal set up in order to register for the 2021-2022 school year.

Parents: CLICK HERE to learn more about how to create your account.

Students: CLICK HERE and log in with your existing SAISD e-mail and password to view your grades and attendance. 

Highlands HS NEW Dual Language Campus!

We are so excited to become a dual language campus starting in 2021-2022. See flyers below for detailed information on what a dual language campus designation means for students!

Greetings from Dr. Penny Pruitt, Highlands HS Principal

Dr. PruittDr. Penny Pruitt is honored to serve as the principal at Highlands High School.  Dr. Pruitt is beginning her 29th year in education, and she is excited to have the students returning to in-person learning this year.  She looks forward to guiding the campus in the upward trend of academic growth that began prior to COVID.  She believes that increasing opportunities for all students to have access to rigorous courses, maintaining an instruction-driven focus at the campus, and preparing students for post-secondary life is the key to success.  In order to achieve this,  Dr. Pruitt believes that building relationships with students and their families is essential.


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