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Welcome to Health Careers

Health Careers High School


  • 2019-2021 Great Schools College Success Award
  • 2022 Niche Ranked #1 Best Magnet High Schools in San Antonio Area
  • 2022 US News Best High Schools (#3 in San Antonio; #10 in Texas; #102 in Nation)
  • Class of 2022 earned $11,644,514 in scholarship offers

All students at Health Careers High School will take their core classes along with Principles of Health Science and can then choose to focus on one of these strands of education:

Health Diagnostics
Clinical Laboratory
Medical Research

Healthcare Therapeutic
Dental
Sterile Processing
Clinical Medical Assisting
Pharmacology

Students may also take Advanced Placement and Dual Credit classes to earn credit for college coursework concurrent with a high school course. Students earn credit through Northwest Vista College, and the credit can transfer to all public colleges and universities in Texas.

Internship/Externship Opportunities – Students at Health Careers High School have many opportunities for internships and externships including those in medical, research, dental, pharmaceutical, or related career fields at the following locations:

  • University Hospital
  • UT Health Science Center
  • Methodist Specialty Transplant Hospital
  • UTSA

Mission


Engage all students in rich academics focused on meaningful applications of medical knowledge and skills.

Vision


Every student grows in compassion, integrity, and excellence.

Health Careers

4646 Hamilton Wolfe, San Antonio TX, 78229
Phone: 210-397-5400
Fax: 210-617-5423
School Hours: 9:00 am - 4:20 pm
Principal: Jay Sumpter
Associate Principal: Krystal Abney
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