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Elementary and Secondary Education

Twenty-seven public facilities offer pre-school, elementary, and secondary education, while 6 private and/or parochial schools are certified through twelfth grade level. The public system also operates four special education schools for vision and hearing impaired students, as well as those with other special needs. The San Angelo Independent School District consists of 2 high schools, 4 junior highs, and 21 elementary schools. Contact the San Angelo Independent School District at (325) 947-3700 or www.saisd.org.

Texas Leadership Charter Academy (TLC Academy) opened its doors in the fall of 2009. For more information, call (325) 224-2900 or visit www.texasleadership.net.

Private Schools

  • Angelo Catholic School - Pre-kindergarten through first grade–Holy Angels Catholic Church, 2317 A & M Ave. / 2 through 6 Sacred Heart Campus, 20 E. Beauregard - (325) 949-1747
  • Cornerstone Christian School Pre-kindergarten through 12, 1502 N. Jefferson St. – (325) 655-3439
  • Gateway Christian Academy - Pre-kindergarten through 6, 333 W. Avenue C-(325) 486-1267
  • Trinity Lutheran School - Pre-kindergarten through 8, 3536 YMCA Drive – (325) 947-1275
  • Ambleside School of San Angelo - K through 12. Based on Charlotte Mason principles. 515 S. Harris #108 – (325) 659-1654
  • The Potter's Hand School - Private Christian School serving K through 10th. 342 S. Chadbourne; (325) 374-1798

Post Secondary Education

Angelo State University – Johnson St. & Ave. N

With an enrollment of approximately 6,300, Angelo State University attracts students from every region of Texas, 40-plus additional states, and more than two dozen countries. Known for its strong academics and nationally ranked programs like physics, ASU is a member of the Texas Tech University System.

ASU offers baccalaureate programs in teacher training, literature, psychology, social sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, animal science, fine and applied arts, journalism, nursing, modern languages, kinesiology, numerous business areas, and computer science. For more information contact the ASU Admissions office at (325) 942-2041.

Twenty-three graduate programs lead to master's degrees in a variety of areas, including business, education, public administration, physical therapy and biology. Graduate studies lead to the following degrees: Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Music Education, Master of Public administration and Master of Physical Therapy. Contact ASU Graduate Studies at (325) 942-2169.

Angelo State University has been named to Princeton Review’s list of “The Best 371 Colleges” for four consecutive years, joining the elite among the nation’s universities. Learn more about Angelo State University by visiting the ASU Web site.

Howard College - San Angelo – 3501 N. U.S. Hwy 67

Howard College, located in Big Spring, Texas has a campus of over 2,000 students in San Angelo. Instruction in the San Angelo campus is concentrated predominantly in technical/occupational fields of study that lead to certificates and/or associate in applied science degrees. For more information, contact for Howard College, San Angelo at (325) 481-8350 or www.howardcollege.edu/san-angelo.html

Texas State Technical College - Sweetwater, TX

TSTC is located in Sweetwater, 75 miles from San Angelo. They provide training for San Angelo businesses that cannot obtain the required courses in our institutions. Courses offered in TSTC include: Automation/Robotics Technology, Telecommunications Technology, Advanced Polymer Manufacturing, Industrial Management Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Computer/Network Electronics Technology, and Clean Room Maintenance. For more information, contact Texas State Technical College at (325) 235-7300 or www.westtexas.tstc.edu/

Business Incubator and Accelerator Program

The Business Factory (formerly the Concho Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Development or CVCED) is San Angelo’s business incubator and accelerator program. The Business Factory serves as an incubator to nurture young firms, helping them to survive and grow during the start-up period when they are most vulnerable. Incubators provide:
  • hands-on management assistance
  • access to financing
  • orchestrated exposure to critical business and technical support services
  • shared office services
  • access to equipment
  • flexible leases and expandable space, all under one roof

The Business Factory is located at 69 N. Chadbourne. Contact them at (325) 942-2019 or www.cvced.org.

Park University - Goodfellow Air Force Base - 281 Flightline Ave.

Park University was established in Parkville, MO in 1875 and now includes 43 campus centers located in 21 states. The local Park University campus was established in 1999 at Goodfellow Air Force Base and both military and non military students can attend the university. Park University assists the working population, who need affordable and convenient class times. All of the classes are 8-weeks long and are offered in the evening and Online. We do not require SAT, ACT, TSI, TASP, or THEA scores for admissions.

Park University offers an Associates or a Bachelor of Science degree in Management; Bachelor of Science degree in Management/Computer Information Systems; Management/Human Resources; Management/Marketing; and an Associates or a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Psychology. The online programs that Park University offers include Bachelor of Science degrees in Management/ Health Care, Management/Logistics, Criminal Justice, and Early Childhood. Bachelor of Art degrees in Psychology and Sociology have been added to the online program. All of the programs can be viewed on our website at www.park.edu/good. For more information contact Park University at (325) 659-0416 or (325) 654-4082 or by email at good@park.edu.

Vocational Training and Continuing Education

Both San Angelo public high schools have vocational training programs as an elective: Central High School provides Auto Technology, Auto Body, Building Trades, Electronics, Drafting, and Welding/Metal trades. Lake View High School provides Graphic Arts, Auto Technology, Introduction to Construction, Introduction to Transportation Careers, and Welding.

Angelo State University and Howard College provide contract training for employers. The two public institutions can administer and participate in workforce development programs financed by two popular state training programs - The Skills Development Fund and the Smart Jobs Program.

Both Angelo State University (ASU) and Howard College provide active continuing education programs, typically held at night for people that want to learn basic skills or take refresher courses. Over the past year, ASU has provided vocational training in a wide range of computer introductory and intermediate courses, software instructional programs, introduction to electricity, plumbing, computer repair, web page construction, basic and advanced air conditioning, and basic electricity.

Howard College's continuing education programs have included: basic computer aided drafting, Windows NT workstations and servers, PC maintenance and support, keyboarding and other computer related courses, and several courses in medical terminology, transcription and coding and reimbursement methodologies.

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