Important Information

Here we will post some important information you might need to get by!

In the words of Navi from "Legend of Zelda"... HERE! TAKE THIS!

Magnet High Schools

We are coming upon the time that we need to start picking high schools. Below is some information about our Magnet School Programs. Please rememeber, that even if you don't want to apply for a magnet school, it is good experience to tour these high schools. 


  • Application Process and Link Below
  • Deadline:  January 18th

  • One application for all magnet school programs

  • No essay, as has been required in the past

  • For all students who currently attend NISD MS, no supporting documentation required

  • Students who currently attend NISD MS but previously attended an out-of-district/private school for 6th/7th grades should provide supporting documentation listed in application, (such as STAAR scores, attendance report, report cards, etc.) for those grade levels only (***Documentation must be uploaded to the magnet school application prior to submission)

Magnet Application Link

Watch this to see how to apply!

Communication Arts High School

Taft High School


11600 Culebra Road, San Antonio TX, 78253

Phone: 210-397-6043

Fax: 210-688-6092

School Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Principal: Dr. Lisa Baker

Vice Principal: Michael David Alicea



Minerva Rosales

Mary Skidmore



Join us virtually for our new student open house sessions!

Three dates available:  all at 6:30 pm 

  • Thursday December 3rd

  • Tuesday, December 15th

  • Wednesday, January 13th

Zoom link information:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 832 6793 1036

Passcode: CAHS  

Health Careers High School


4646 Hamilton Wolfe, San Antonio TX, 78229

Phone: 210-397-5400

Fax: 210-617-5423

School Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Principal: Linda Burk

Vice Principal: Jennifer Jordan



Dixie White (A - Hen) 

Rose Mary Hernandez (Her - Roj)

Claudia De Leon (Rom - Z)

Upcoming Events:

Please join us to find out more about HCHS!


Virtual Prospective Student Tour Presentation

  • Tuesday, December 1st @ 6:30 PM

  • Tuesday, December 8th @ 6:30 PM

Zoom link:





In-Person Prospective Student Tour Presentation

  • Thursday, December 10th @ Marshall High School Auditorium

  (TBA - information forthcoming @  

John Jay Science and Engineering Academy


7611 Marbach Rd, San Antonio TX, 78227

Phone: 210-397-2773

Fax: 210-678-2145

School Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Principal: Teresa Cuellar

Vice Principal: Linda Luna



Rory Briggs

DeeAnn Montanez




Upcoming Events: Open House/Meet & Greet

Wednesday, December 9th - Virtual

Monday, December 14th - In-Person

Thursday, December 17th - In-Person or Virtual (via live-stream)

Tuesday, January 5th - In-Person

Thursday, January 7th -  Virtual

Both Virtual and In-person Open House will be from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the John Jay High School Auditorium.

Due to Covid 19 restrictions we are scheduling our Open House events by asking families to register via our Google form

Northside School of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship


6500 Ingram Rd, San Antonio TX, 78238

Phone: 210-397-7070

Fax: 210-706-7076

School Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Principal: Randolph Neuenfeldt

Vice Principal: Christie Szabo

Programs Coordinator: Teri Pulido



Jennifer De La Rosa (A - L)

Carmen Diaz (M - Z)




Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, December 2nd at  6:30 pm Virtual

Thursday, December 10th at 6:30 pm Virtual

Tuesday, December 12th at 6:30 pm Virtual

Thursday, December 14th at 6:30 pm Virtual

Tuesday, January 12th at 6:30 pm   In-Person

Presentation for Students


NSITE Virtual Tour Video


Construction Careers Academy (Warren HS campus)


9411 Military Drive West


School Hours: 8:50 - 4:30

Principal: James Mears

Vice Principal: Lance Enderlin



Jaime Collazo (A-L)

Melissa Clarke (M - Z)


Also: visit their YouTube channel for additional quick videos

Upcoming Events: In-Person Open House

Location: Warren High School AUDITORIUM


Wednesday, December 9th @ 6:30

Monday, January 4th @ 6:30


In-Person Open House Flyer


Virtual Open House:

Monday, December 7th 

Monday, December 14th  

We will send out information on the Virtual Open Houses soon.


Marshall Law and Medical Services


8000 Lobo Lane

Phone: 210-397-7100

Fax: 210-706-7175

School Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM

Principal: Margaret Bray

Academic Dean: Patricia Gutierrez



Anissa Pennick


Upcoming Events: In-Person Open Houses  

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the JMHS Auditorium


Monday, November 30th: for the following campuses - Bernal, Briscoe, Folks, Luna, Pease, Vale, Zachary and Jordan


Wednesday, December 16: for the following campuses - Ross, Neff, Rayburn, Jones, Garcia, Hobby, Stinson, Jefferson, Rawlinson


Wednesday, January 13: for the following campuses - Connally, Rudder, Stevenson

Agriculture Science & Technology Academy


O’Connor HS 12221 Leslie Rd. Helotes, TX. 78023

Phone: 210-397-4779

School Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Principal: Chad Bohlken

Vice Principal: Tom Johnson

Program Director: Steve Chumbley



Pamela Zablocki


Upcoming Events: In-Person Open House

6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. @Vickery Building-tall barn across the road from the last parking lot.


Thursday, December 3: for students last name A-L


Tuesday, December 15: for students last name M-Z


Thursday January 14th: Virtual Open House


Current Smores newsletter:


The Application Process as told by a student:

Follow these steps and you will successfully get into where the application is.
1. Go to this link.
2. Scroll down to where you see "application process."
3. Click that button. This should take you to a new website called "powerschool."
4. Now click "create account."
5. Fill out this form with your school email address and password. Choose two security questions that will be easy to remember in the event that you forget your password.  
6. After filling that out, you will be taken to the next page. Here you will fill out more information about yourself so the school can get to know what school you're from, your name, your student ID number, etc.
7. After filling that out, you will start your application process. You need to go in and choose your school you are applying for, but you can also choose runner ups if you choose to. Then you will pick what you want to study at that school.
8. As you scroll down, you will find a part where you need to initial. Make sure to read that over so you know what you are initialing for.
9. You will next need to click where it says "signature." This is for your parent(s). They need to read this over and print their name, the date, and say if they accept it or not.
10. Click "summary" on the side and if you are ready to send, click submit. 

11.  Acceptance letters will be mailed January 29th.