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While San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the nation, it feels like a familia. There’s something for everyone and when there’s a gathering, everyone attends! The low cost of living and broad options for food and entertainment make San Antonio a place you can’t beat. Below are some other considerations to help you decide if San Antonio is a good fit for you.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Citizenship or DACA status
  • Prior teaching certificates are accepted provided you transfer your certificate and take the appropriate Texas content test.


San Antonio currently places DACA corps members. DACA corps members are eligible to work in all district and charter partners.

LGBTQ Legal Protections

Both state and federal laws protect employees based on sexual orientation/gender identity.

Teach For America Prism is a network of corps members, alumni, staff, and community members actively committed to supporting LGBTQ+ students and teachers. Prism coalitions aim to provide resources, guidance on how to navigate policies that may impact LGBTQ CMs, and also nurture a sense of community. To get involved with Prism in San Antonio, please contact


Community Supports 

San Antonio currently hosts affinity spaces for corps members of all backgrounds (AAPI, LatinX, Native American, LGBTQ, Black/African American, etc.).