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About St. Philip's College Early College High School
St. Philip's Early College High School a partnership between the San Antonio Independent School District and Alamo Colleges, opened in August 2014 on the campus of St. Philip’s College, providing students with a blended high school-college experience.
school helps SAISD students jump start their futures by providing
them the opportunity to earn up to 60 hours of college credit – that’s
two years’ worth of college – or to earn an associate degree, in
addition to earning their high school diploma. Students also have
the opportunity to obtain a certificate in a high-demand industry – all
at no cost to the students or their families.
school offers degrees in Associate of Arts, Associate of Science
and Associate of Applied Science, along with certifications in the
fields of information technology and automotive technology.
are housed full time at St. Philip’s, where they take both high
school and college-level classes. This immersion in college culture
will help give students a seamless transition to a public 4-year college
or university to further their studies or into the workforce.
learn in small classes and have support structures along the
way, including counseling, mentoring and tutoring, to ensure that they
graduate college- and are workforce-ready. And because students are both
SAISD and St. Philip’s College students, they will benefit from the
many resources, amenities and support that the college has to offer.
St. Philip's Early College High School is SAISD’s second early college high school, with Travis Early College High School having opened in 2008 in partnership with San Antonio College.
Early college high schools
are considered to be one of the most innovative high school programs in
the country, and today there are more than 240 of these specialized
schools across the nation.
school model is designed to make college accessible to student groups
that are underrepresented in higher education, giving students a jump start on college by allowing them to simultaneously earn a high
school diploma and an associate degree or up to two years of college
credit that will transfer to a public 4-year college or university.
St. Philip's Early College High School | 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. | San Antonio, TX 78203 | Phone: (210) 486-2406 | Fax: (210) 228-3094
It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI.
Es norma del distrito de San Antonio no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, identidad de género, expresión de género, orientación sexual o discapacidad, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda, y las pólizas DIA, FFH, y FFI de la mesa directiva de SAISD.
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