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About This School

Blattman Elementary School is a public elementary school in Shavano Park. The principal of Blattman Elementary School is Ms Carin Adermann, who can be contacted at info@nisd.net. 617 children attend Blattman Elementary School and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the Blattman Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 4% of the 617 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 7% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Blattman Elementary School is 14:1. The Montessori School of San Antonio is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

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

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Cross country
    • Fencing
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 54% 25%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 4% %
Hispanic 36% 64%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7% 47%
Limited English proficiency 3% 7%
Economically disadvantaged 4% 47%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    Great School!!!! Awesome teachers and staff !!! Love how the principal helps students make sure they are in the right bus!!! Mrs. Dowlearn is a great teacher! This year my Dtr has Mr.larriu he his caring and a great teacher !! Always responding back my emails!!!

  • (4 months ago)

    I love Blattman . They have the best front office and the teachers are awesome!! I have a 2nd and 5th grader at Blattman . Everything about Blattman is great!!!

  • (7 months ago)

    Blattman should have summer school at Blattman this summer cause it's a lot closer to where I live so summer school should be at Blattman this summer.

  • (2 years ago)

    The administration needs to protect the students more and watch over them better. The children's safety is at risk at this school.

  • (2 years ago)

    My son went to Blattman for Kinder and 1st grade. I couldn't have been happier. Fantastic teachers friendly front office and cafeteria staff and outstanding administrators. Excellent programs projects etc bring parents and teachers together. Very good school. Sadly we moved and I miss Blattman terribly!

  • (3 years ago)

    I agree with the other posts indicating that Blattman is a great school. The administrators are great; especially Principal Aderman and Vice Principal Gavegan. If an incident arises with your child teachers and administrators come together in order to find the best solution for your child. As for the other posts regarding this school catering the wealthy that should not be a determining factor for rating a school. The area is great and has not altered due to apartment complexes that have sprung up. In my experience the school received its rating due to the great parent involvement and parent/teacher communication. When this involvement is present it does not matter how wealthy the school s zone is and I m ashamed that was even brought up in a post.

  • (3 years ago)

    Blattman is a terrific school! My son started attending Blattman at age 3 in the PPCD program and has been a Black Bear for 7 years now. He is no longer in Spec Ed but I contribute his wonderful success to Daria Tobasko who was his speech therapist until earlier this year. She is amazing as are ALL the teachers administrators and staff that work there. In response to a previous comment about this being a school for the rich it is true that initially the neighborhoods that feed into this school only represented mid to high-income families but there are now 5 apartment complexes that also feed into the school. Regardless the administrators and teachers have high expectations of all students and educate support and value all of their students equally. I cannot express my gratitude to the teachers & Spec Ed staff for helping my son excel in school. We moved just outside of the school boundary for one year resulting in my son having to attend another school. Even though that school was also good my son insisted on returning to Blattman because he missed it so much. He said "It's in my blood" because he loves it so much!! He loves it and so do I.

  • (4 years ago)

    I have not had a single regret since choosing to send my daughter to Blattman. She's attended kinder there and now first grade. The principal and vice-principal are outstanding and so far the teachers she has had have been excellent. Everyone is so welcoming and personable and my daughter comes home from school happy every day. Blattman has an excellent overall reputation and the academics are top notch! It's also a beautiful school and has an unbelievable PTA organization.

  • (5 years ago)

    What a sad comment to say or think that Blattman is a school for the wealthy. Blattman should be teaching acceptance of all children not perpetuating an elete attitude. How does this equate to a score of 10?

  • (5 years ago)

    Blattman is a lovely school and an exemplary learning environment. The teachers here are caring watchful and encouraging. The principal and vice principal are always in he middle of everything from big events right down to greeting the students and parents as we walk into the school. Great PTA also! has great parental involvement which I am proud to be a part o.

  • (5 years ago)

    Blattman is a fabulous learning environment! I've a student that is successfully navigating Middle School thanks to a great foundation built at Blattman...including academic and social responsibility. The teachers and staff are very supportive of the students parents are active in the education process and the kids seem to thrive in this environment. Blattman is a beautiful school inside and out!

  • (6 years ago)

    Thank you to the parent who posted the comment about Blattman not being a school just for the wealthy. What kind of example does it teach our children when parents make negative comments like these? Yes it's great that Blattman had a recognized principal but there are many educators that are not awarded with these type of awards who make a huge difference in our kids' lives. Blattman is a wonderful school that consists of dedicated staff teachers kids and parents. I am very fortunate that my child is part of the Blattman family.

  • (6 years ago)

    Blattman is not a school for the wealthy it is a school for children and yes it is a great school and not all of the children there are wealthy and they dont have to be. It is an awesome school. My daughter has been there going on 4 years and we love it.....

  • (6 years ago)

    Mrs.Luna the formal principal of Blattman she was amazing! She was awared nation destinguesed principal of Texas in 2005 and she has two amazing childeren top of there class stright A+ students. I am glad that my children went there beacuse it is a school for the wealthy and now i have to put my kids in private school because they left Blattman.

  • (8 years ago)

    Blattman has been a great school for my daughter in Kinder and 1st grade. She is now entering 2nd. They rotate to PE twice a week music art adn computers. The school is very new and also a good size and full of great families. It has strong parental involvement. I'm very pleased and feel lucky that Blattman is our home school.

  • (8 years ago)

    This is my daughter's first year at Blattman Elementary and we have been pleased with the quality of education that she has received from her teacher and the staff at Blattman. We are looking forward to five more years at Blattman. Jeri Salcido

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