By 2020, San Antonio has orchestrated one of the greatest turnarounds in education in the United States.

The Result

San Antonio provides access to quality education for all students no matter where they live in our city.

The city is propelled forward by an approach where students learn, teachers thrive, parents engage, and residents contribute to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century in a way that rivals any city in America. This San Antonio approach to education develops residents who are thinkers, problem-solvers, and lifelong learners, prepared to tackle our society’s greatest challenges and proud to call San Antonio their home.

Learn More
  • The Urban Education Institute of UTSA’s full study of Pre-K 4 SA can be found online.
  • The fastest rate of brain development for a child occurs during the first three years of life. More information about development within this age range can be found at ReadyKidSA.
  • To learn more about Texas public school attrition rates, read IDRA’s Attrition Study.
  • SA Works, a program of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, produces a jobs report to provide a snapshot of hiring activities, education and skill requirements, and wages associated with job postings in the San Antonio MSA.
More of the Story

The following chart shows the education attainment breakdown in San Antonio.

Educational Attainment, San Antonio

2018 | Source: American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Table B15002

When disaggregated by race/ethnicity, we further see which of San Antonio’s populations have associate’s degrees or higher. Approximately 61% (±7.0%) of Asians in San Antonio have an associate’s degree or higher, while at the other end of the spectrum, 24% (±1.2%) of Hispanics have a degree beyond high school.

Associate’s Degrees and Higher by Race/Ethnicity, San Antonio

2018 | American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Table B15002 B-1

Education Partners

85% of SA2020 Partners impact Education. 

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