We believe in culture, community & advancement

Our Story

about us
Illuminating Futures since 1998

Building Connections, Empowering Dreams

Founded in 1998, we are one of the longest-established public charter school networks in San Antonio. Known for our success in early college programs, our entire district is focused on expanding the early college experience in grades 6–12. Our scholars thrive in our student-empowered community where they are challenged to innovate and inspired to achieve.

Our Achievements
Celebrating Our Successes

Milestones of our School Community

Community, Partners and our families are the key contributors to New Frontiers Public School achievements. It is with the unwavering support and commitment of the staff, students and parents that the below success has been possible. We look forward to continue contributing to an evolving education system and building endless opportunities for a lifetime of learning.


MS receives STAAR performance distinctions
Academic Achievement in Reading/ELA (Distinction Earned) Percent of Eligible Measures in Top Quartile 3 out of 4 = 75%
Academic Achievement in Mathematics (Distinction Earned) Percent of Eligible Measures in Top Quartile 1 out of 2 = 50%
Top 25 Percent Student Progress (Distinction Earned)


ECHS receives early college high school designation


US News World and Report designates a bronze award for the Early College High School


First graduating class from FLMECHS. K-8th grade is named Frank L. Madla Accelerated Collegiate Academy (FLMACA). Pre‐K 4 SA forms partnership with New Frontiers Public Schools


Frank L. Madla Early College High School Student Named National Merit Semifinalist


US News World and Report designates a bronze award for the Early College High School

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Our Mission-vision


New Frontiers Public Schools is dedicated to offering a pathway where each student receives a collegiate experience. Students build a sense of pride and purpose and are inspired to become tomorrow’s leaders.


To graduate scholars that are poised to elevate their communities, with purpose to create opportunities.



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Discover the Difference in Education, Community and Growth

Illuminating Futures: Why our school is the ideal choice for your family

We want You! New Frontiers is offering New opportunities that will ensure your child’s academic future is secured. Our students are immediately immersed into early college initiatives to prepare them for early success. Our schools offer students something no other school in San Antonio provides… ALL our high schools are located directly on Alamo College grounds. Students are given a full college experience and can even graduate with their associates as a senior in high school. They have options in technology, the medical field, engineering and more! Don’t look any further! Choose US!

Our Partners
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We are proud to join strategic partners who are thoughtfully growing the college opportunity for students and families.

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Palo Alto College

We are proud to partner with Palo Alto College to operate the Frank L. Madla Early College High School. This partner has been honored for their innovation and commitment to expanding education in South San Antonio.

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San Antonio College

Our esteemed partner, San Antonio College, is one of the top community colleges having received the coveted Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. We operate the Imelda Davis Early College High School in a shared partnership.

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Alamo Colleges District

Alamo Colleges District is an incredible partner that has supported New Frontiers Public Schools focus on early college high school. We value their engagement and look forward to a long lasting partnership.

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Region 20 - Education Service Center

As a valued resource to our district leadership and faculty, Region 20 Education Service Center provides training, support services and community.