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Sam Houston High School


Phone: (210) 978-7900 Address: 4635 E. Houston St., San Antonio, Texas 78220 Grades served: 9-12 grades

Academic programs: Magnet Program: Engineering Institute, Engineering Design or Computer Science; Advanced Placement; Dual credit. In 2018, Sam Houston launched CyberSecurity P-Tech focused on preparing students with the skills, credentials, and industry-specific associate’s degree necessary for high-wage, high-demand careers in cybersecurity. Learn more or apply here

Helpful Links:

Sam Houston High School web site

Sam Houston High School Alumni of San Antonio Facebook Page

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11/4/20: #alumni night at @samhoustonhighschoolsaisd, where Principal Dixon greeted the crowd, playfully saying “Welcome Cherocanes!” Also pictured are former district 2 trustee James Howard (Wheatley HS alumnus) with alumnus Jason Mims, class of ‘71.


Campus News

Congrats to the Sam Houston Class of 2020! Campus leaders delivered yard signs and gifts to seniors to celebrate their accomplishments as graduates. Click here for a video of the Sam Houston HS senior parade, held on May 22, 2020.

Star Students 

Sam Houston HS held a virtual dinner for the top 10, which was attended by local leaders including  SAISD District 2 Trustee Alicia Perry, City of San Antonio District 2 City Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan, and State Representative for District 120 Barbara Hawkins.

Alumni Updates

Read Jason Mims' update here and his guest SAISD Nation blog on How Kindness Matters in Remote Learning

Submit your own alumni updates here!

Distinguished Alumni

Past Inspire Award Recipients:

2019: Paula Gold Williams, CEO CPS Energy

2014: Dr. Bernard Anthony Harris Jr., Class of 1974, First African American astronaut to walk in space

2012: Karyne Jones, Class of 1971, President & CEO of National Caucus and Center on Black Aged and a former Texas representative

Other Notable Alumni:

Kenneth Starr, Class of 1964,  Former President of Baylor University, lawyer and former federal judge




1960 Class
Dave Wenger would like to hear from members of the Sam Houston HS class 1960. He can contacted via e-mail at [email protected]

1988 Class
Donnie Adams seeks reunion information for the Sam Houston HS class of 1988. Email  [email protected].

1988 Class
The Sam Houston High School Class of 1988 celebrated its 30th class reunion Oct. 5-7, 2018. Please email questions to [email protected] or text Michelle Penn at (409) 225-3224.


Planning a reunion or have news to share with other Sam Houston alumni? Email [email protected] with your update!

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