Sam Houston High School is an academic institution that offers a research-based and professional curriculum. It is a magnet school that serves students in grades 9 through 12. The school s curriculum focuses on communications systems, business management, technology resources and internships. Its facility includes a library and media center that owns more than 15,000 fiction, nonfiction and reference books and over 1,000 videos in its collection. The school offers vocational and technology courses in graphic animation, Web designing, desktop publishing, multimedia and video technology. The school also has a career center that provides counseling and guidance services. In addition, the school offers information about various assessment tests, including the American college test and SAT. Sam Houston High School is a part of the San Antonio Independent School District, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools. The school is located in San Antonio.