These 20 San Antonio ISD schools will be closed Wednesday

The city’s third-biggest district announced the closures late Tuesday night.

SAN ANTONIO — Hours after apologizing to parents about preparations that “fell short” amid this week’s freezing-cold weather and ensuring regular operations on Wednesday, San Antonio ISD officials said late Tuesday night that 20 campuses will be closed for repairs. 

The district didn’t elaborate on the nature of the reports. 

SAISD said campus administrators, custodial staff and child nutrition workers are still expected to report. The 20 schools that will close for Wednesday are:

  • Ball Elementary School
  • Brackenridge High School
  • CAST Med High School
  • Cooper Academy at Navarro
  • Crockett Academy
  • Edison High School
  • Herff Elementary School
  • Hillcrest Elementary School
  • Huppertz Elementary School
  • Lamar Elementary School
  • Lowell Middle School
  • Margil Elementary School
  • Maverick Elementary School
  • Ogden Elementary School
  • Poe Middle School
  • Rogers Academy
  • Twain Dual Language Academy
  • Woodlawn Academy
  • Young Women’s Leadership Academy – Primary

SAISD’s brief release said curbside meal service will go from noon to 1 p.m., and students don’t have to be present at pickup. 

Multiple parents told KENS 5 on Tuesday about potential heating issues at Highlands High School. One of them said her student’s class had to be moved to the cafeteria because it was just 48 degrees in their classroom. 

That parent called the school multiple times for answers and said the front office eventually told the heater was not working properly and the school called someone to fix it. She picked up her kids right away. As the day went on, other parents and guardians said there were no notifications for that campus.

In his letter to parents, sent around 4 p.m., Superintendent Jaime Aquino said he was “not satisfied with how our day started,” saying the district experienced “system failures, boilers that were slow to heat the buildings and water issues related to burst pipes.”

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