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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. Boasting top performance on AP exams across all SAISD traditional schools and one of the quickest improvements in state accountability over the past 4 years, Highlands prides itself on serving and supporting every student who walks through our doors. We offer over 30 college credits for FREE to students in advanced courses such as AP, Dual Credit, and Dual Enrollment in the OnRamps program with UT Austin. Our new Early College, Highlands P-TECH, will offer students dual credit, industry certifications, and associate degrees in Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Welding. 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.

Grades: 9-12

Hours of operation: 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Choice Program Specialization: Highlands P-TECH for Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing and Welding. Apply online at

Academic Offerings in CTE: Career Pathways in Agriculture- Plant Science • Culinary Arts • Business Management • Law Enforcement • Health Science • Teacher Education • Cybersecurity • Engineering • Manufacturing • Welding • Aircraft Maintenance • JROTC

Extracurricular Programs: Athletics • Band • Choir • Mariachi • Orchestra • Brigade/Dance • Theatre • Cheer • Pep Squad • JROTC • Drill Team • Academic Decathlon • National Honor Society • FIRST Robotics • Future Farmers of America (FFA) • Yearbook • Class Leadership • Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society • National Art Honor Society • Go Green Environmental Club • Gamma Sigma Girls • Architecture, Construction, Engineering Mentor Program (ACE)


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