South San Antonio Texas ISD - Region 20

South San Antonio ISD was established in 1922. As of 2011, it educates around 9,600 students from the south and southwest area of San Antonio. The district has 10 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 1 senior high school, 1 Career Tech Center, and 2 alternative schools. Their attendance rate is at a 95.6% and dropout rate is at a 0.8%. All but two schools have received a Met Standard rating by the Texas Education Agency.

South San Antonio ISD invests in their teachers and a variety of programs, with the assistance of the education foundation of their namesake, to ensure students complete their high school education and are prepared for their post-secondary life. Every attempt is made to incorporate technology and innovative thinking into the districts programs.

Teaching at South San Antonio ISD

For the 2015 - 2016 school year, the average salary range for teachers who hold a bachelors is $49,650 to $61,012. Those who hold a Master's may be eligible for a stipend of $1,200 or $2,000 depending on the major. The average years of teaching experience is around 11.6 years, and the average years of teaching experience within the district is around 9.8 years.

Career and Technology Education

The Career and Technology Education program helps students explore their career interest and gain skills that will be useful in college and the workforce. Some of the careers offered include:

  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance Health Science
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Safety
  • Manufacturing and more

Students will be able to acquire certifications, in certain areas, that will be useful when they decide to enter into the workforce. This will help students make the transition from k-12 education to college or a trade school.


South San Antonio ISD has invested in technological tools and programs that will benefit students, teachers, and administration inside and outside of the classroom. One of the programs the district has invested in is the Navigating Our World (NOW) 1:1 iPad Initiative. This initiative is launching during the 2015 - 2016 school year, and will allow incoming freshman attending San Antonio High School to use an iPad as an educational tool inside and outside of the classroom. Students will be able to access textbooks, record lectures, create podcasts, organize and keep track of assignments and more. Also, teachers will be able to easily cater to the individual educational needs of the student.

The South San Antonio ISD Education Foundation

The South San Antonio ISD education foundation is a non-profit organization that, with the help of donations and the involvement of the community, supports the students of the South San Independent Antonio District. The funds raised are used in generous ways such as student scholarships.

If you’re interested in teaching at South San Antonio ISD, visit their site at to learn more about the district, its students, and the benefits of being a South San Antonio teacher.