Why Heights

What sets our district apart is the priority we place on developing a tradition of excellence for educating the whole child with a purposeful focus on social and emotional wellness.

- Dr. Dana Bashara | Superintendent

Geographically, AHISD is one of the smallest school districts in the state, covering only 9.4 miles. The district serves students from the communities of Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, Olmos Park, and a portion of North San Antonio.

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2018-2019 Accomplishments

  • AHHS launched the Heights Business Incubator program boasting the largest enrollment ever in the history of the national program
  • AHISD celebrated 20 years of the Spanish Immersion program
  • The Alamo Heights Junior School has been selected as a Schools Transforming Learning designated campus!
  • Jeff Wheatcraft, Alamo Heights Junior School STEM teacher & Trinity Prize Winner, named Texas Teacher of the Year
  • Vanessa Gonzalez named Texas Science Teacher of the Year by the Science Teachers Association of Texas
  • Stephanie Hargrove received an Excel Award by Credit Human and KENS 5
  • USA Swimming selected Don Walker for the Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Erika Guerrero selected as a HEB Excellence in Education finalist
  • The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association named Woodridge Elementary Principal, Gerrie Spellmann, as TEPSAN of the Year
  • AHISD remains in top 1% of districts in the State of Texas on Niche.com
  • Named a Recognized Unified Champion School by Special Olympics Texas
  • Howard Early Childhood Center and Cambridge Elementary named National Schools and Districts of Character

Other Accomplishments

  • AHISD named Best Small School District in Texas by HEB in 2017
  • Rocketry Program has earned 3 Diamond Goddard Awards
  • Superintendent Dr. Dana Bashara received one of San Antonio Business Journal’s Women’s Leadership Awards




Dropout Rate


Attendance Rate

AHHS Avg 1147

National Avg 1068

SAT Mean Scores

AHHS Avg 23.9

National Avg 20.8

ACT Mean Composite Scores