One of the most common questions we’re asked is for school recommendations. We’re so lucky to live in an education-rich city and that San Antonio has a robust public school network, a well balanced private school community, and a wide variety of charter schools to choose from. It is our belief that there is a “right fit” for every family and because we cater to the greater San Antonio area, your options cover a large area. On this page you’ll find information about San Antonio area Private Schools including schools with specialized programs, independent schools, and parochial schools. This guide is a paid listing, brought to you by Alamo City Moms and San Antonio Board of REALTORS® as well as the schools listed below.
SAN ANTONIO PARENTS SAY:
“We chose a private school for our son that is specifically designed to address his specific learning disabilities. We have been blown away with the difference in academic success as well as overall happiness in our son.” – Christine C.
“When researching schools for our daughter, we knew we wanted a small environment that would allow for individualized attention and instruction as well as a more global perspective in education philosophy. We visited and interviewed many schools to find the best fit for her and she’s thriving.” Amanda G.
San Antonio Academy
Founded in 1886, SAA is an independent, non-denominational school that embraces the traditions and values that have served young men well for over 130 years. In a family‐like atmosphere that forges lifelong friendships, The Academy teaches boys to accept responsibility and aspire to excellence. The rigorous and well‐rounded academic program focuses on the fundamentals and results in impressive student outcomes. Each day begins with a beloved schoolwide chapel program that reinforces the love of God and country while teaching valuable life lessons. Academy boys also shine in athletics and in fine arts. Through the respected military program in grades 3‐8, boys acquire leadership skills and develop the esprit de corps that comes from working together to achieve common goals.
St. Luke's Episcopal School
For over 70 years, St. Luke’s Episcopal School has offered an exemplary education to talented PK-8th grade students. Challenged by high academic standards and nurtured by passionate teachers, our students are poised for future success. Our holistic approach and joyful learning environment develop the mind, body and spirit of children. Extensive co-curricular programs equip students with the timeless skills, values and aptitudes they will need to navigate the challenges of the 21st Century. As a vibrant faith community, St. Luke’s forms confident and faithful scholars, citizens, and leaders.
The Montessori School of San Antonio
The Montessori School of San Antonio guides children to be passionate learners, independent thinkers, and engaged citizens. Our Montessori curriculum provides limitless academic challenges; focuses on mastery; motivates children to learn through action, exploration, and discovery; promotes self-correction and independent problem solving; guides and supports each child’s individual progress; and deepens a child’s engagement in the process of learning. Our school culture values children for their own unique gifts and strengths; teaches and models grace, courtesy, and respect; cultivates meaningful and lasting relationships among teachers, parents, and students; honors diversity across ages, genders, religions, and cultural backgrounds; fosters collaboration and mentorship; and encourages purposeful engagement in our school community. Through these guiding principles, children develop critical skills for academic, professional, and personal success. MSSA: Education for a lifetime.
Archdiocese of San Antonio Catholic Schools
The Catholic schools in San Antonio and the surrounding areas provide a quality, faith-based education for your child. Beginning with excellent early childhood programs that are often more affordable than daycare, through STREAM programs and rigorous, enriched curriculum teaching 21st-century skills, Catholic schools provide a foundation for life. Catholic schools. The Smart Place to Be.
Marvelously Made - the School for Young Children
Marvelously Made is a school for children three-years-old through third grade that values authentic learning and holds strong to a dedication of respecting the developmental needs of children with the first consideration being the individual emotional needs of each one. As a result, we offer young children a Christ-centered, play based, developmentally appropriate, early childhood experience while honoring the biological process of human development which has been designed by God.