Schools of Innovation

Opportunities Open to All

Edgewood ISD is dedicated to providing our families with a diverse portfolio of school choice options that are specifically designed to provide a personalized learning approach for each of our unique students.  In EISD, students always have a choice when it comes to selecting their school.  Within our 5 Innovation Zones, students can choose from dynamic programs such as STEAM, Leadership, Single Gender, Public Service, Dual Language (one way or two way), PTECH, ECHS, Fine Arts, International Baccalaureate (coming soon), and a college and career readiness program for 18+ special needs students. Edgewood ISD is an open-boundary school district; all students from the San Antonio Area can apply to an Edgewood School of Innovation.

Open Enrollment is now open for New-to-EISD students. Please complete a registration form for students in grades K-12 below.

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Schools of Innovation

By Innovation Zone 

For 2021-2022 

Fine Arts Zone
Students in the Fine Arts Innovation Zone will have the opportunity to work with various forms, such as: audio/visual production, piano, graphic design, theatre, ceramics, painting and more!


Stafford Elementary

  • Serves grades: Kindergarten - 5th
  • Dual Language program (One-way)
  • Cross-curricular fine arts activities
  • Project-based learning: 1-2 campus wide productions each school year
  • Website | Brochure

Wrenn Middle School

  • Serves grades: 6th - 8th
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
  • Piano Instruction (6th grade only)
  • Website | Brochure 
Leadership Zone
The EISD Leadership Innovation Zone supports our students in developing good leadership habits such as integrity, communication, courage, self-awareness, empathy and respect. Both campuses are pursuing an International Baccalaureate (IB) candidacy for the 2021-2022 school year.


Las Palmas Leadership School for Girls

  • Serves grades: Kindergarten - 3rd (with plans to grow into a K-8 campus)
  • Single-gendered school for girls
  • In partnership with Texas Council for International Studies (TCIS)
  • Dual Language program (Two-way)
  • Focus on: Leader in Me, Feminist Curriculum, Reader and Writer's Workshop
  •  WebsiteBrochure

Roy Cisneros Leadership School for Boys

  • Serves grades: Kindergarten - 2nd (with plans to grow into a K-8 campus)
  • Single-gendered school for boys
  • In partnership with Texas Council for International Studies (TCIS)
  • Dual Language program (Two-way)
  • Focus on: Leadership, Communication, and Teamwork
  • Website | Brochure
Public Service Zone
Students in the Public Service Innovation Zone will have the opportunity to develop their skills in health services, culinary arts, and many more!


Gus Garcia University School

  • Serves grades: 6th - 8th
  • In partnership with Texas A&M University - San Antonio
  • Dual Language program (Two-way)
  • Accelerated Campus Excellence (ACE) extended day program
  • Focus on: Social-Emotional Learning
  • Website | Brochure
STEAM Zone

Students in the STEAM Innovation Zone will have the opportunity to develop their skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics!

Gardendale Early Learning Program

  • Serves grades: Pre-K through 2nd
  • In partnership with Pre-K 4 SA
  • Dual Language program (One-way)
  • New Tech Network Model
  • Focus on: Outdoor Learning & HighScope Quality Early Learning
  • WebsiteBrochure
 

Perales STEAM Elementary

  • Serves grades: Pre-K through 5th
  • New Tech Network Model
  • HighScopes Quality Early Learning (Pre-K)
  • Focus on: STEAM-based curriculum and responsive classrooms
  • Website | Brochure
 

Winston Intermediate School of Excellence

  • Serves grades: 3rd through 5th
  • In partnership with Texas A&M University - San Antonio
  • Dual Language program (One-way)
  • New Tech Network Model
  • Focus on: Math & Science Experiential Activities, and Coding
  • Website | Brochure


Brentwood STEAM School of Innovation

  • Serves grades: 6th through 8th
  • In partnership with Friends of P-TECH
  • New Tech Network Model
  • Focus on: Engineering and Computer Science
  • Website | Brochure


John F. Kennedy High School

  • Serves grades: 9th through 12th
  • Early College High School 
  • Pathways in Technology (PTECH) 
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • Focus on: Aviation, Cybersecurity, and more!
  • Website | Brochure


Additional Schools of Innovation

Burleson School for Innovation & Education

  • Serves 18 - 22 year olds
  • In partnership with Texas A&M University - San Antonio
  • Focus on: Special Education, Career and College Skills, and more!
  • Website

Learn4Life

  • Serves existing EISD students who are credit deficient or at risk of dropping out.
  • Enrollment will be open for all students in the community who would benefit from personalized, one-on-one instruction to be successful in high school.
  • The school is located at 1922 S. General McMullen Drive, San Antonio, TX, 78226.
  • Enrollment is now open. Click here.
  • Brochure