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About This School

Brackenridge High School is a public high school in San Antonio. The principal of Brackenridge High School is Mr Moises Ortiz, who can be contacted at brackenridgehs@saisd.net. 1,843 students go to Brackenridge High School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 6% of the Brackenridge High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 83% of the 1,843 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 48% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Brackenridge High School is 16:1. Por Vida Academy Charter High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Latin
    • Mandarin
    • Russian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 92% 89%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.2%
Multiracial 0.2% %
Asian 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.05% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 55%
Limited English proficiency 6% 17%
Economically disadvantaged 83% 88%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    I am very disappointed with the Principal and staff of this once great school. They managed to drag the 2006 Inspiration Award winning school so low that it is now on probation for the next two years. The principal and staff treat the students like prisoners on concentrate on looks versus truly doing their duty of teaching and mentoring the students. The Texas Education Agency sent word of the school's probation and has given parents and students the option to transfer to a better school. I hope the staff takes a long hard look at their lack luster performance and choosing to try to return Brackenridge to its once great status. We owe it to our students state and country.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love this school! It sends more kids to college than any other school in the area and garners over $9 million dollars a year in financial aid for the students! They are also exemplary in Social Studies and Special Ed Departments!

  • (4 years ago)

    I believe this school should not be considered at all. There is too much drama and the principal is not very involed at all. I am a student and have to stay here but if it were my choice I would leave.

  • (4 years ago)

    i think this school is a great school. and more parents should concider the school and the distance it is very close but yet acedemically incredable

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