Located in San Antonio, Texas, the North East Independent School District contains seven main secondary campuses, including Churchill High, Roosevelt High, Madison High, Lee High, Johnson High, MacArthur High and Reagan High. The district also has includes several magnet programs, including the International School of the Americas and the North East School of the Arts. Fourteen main middle schools are contained in the district, as well as dozens of elementary schools.
During the 2015-16 school year, North East Independent School District projected enrollment of approximately 67,500 students. The second largest school district in San Antonio, its enrollment area spans approximately 144 miles. Student ethnicity is predominately white or Hispanic. Noted for its academic excellence, the district includes several Blue Ribbon Schools, and all of its main high schools are considered academically challenging.
The district hosts after-school care, gifted and talented programs, ROTC, and extensive sports and arts activities. Beginning in kindergarten, its dual language program aims to help both native English speakers and native Spanish speakers become fully bilingual by grade five. Sports facilities include two football stadiums, each seating 11,000 attendees, and Blossom Athletics Center, which houses tennis, baseball and soccer games. Aquatic events are held at Josh Davis Natatorium and Bill Walker Pool.