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Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design (HFA: Alameda School) is San Antonio’s only tuition-free college preparatory high school focusing on art and design as essential components of a world-class education. HFA: Alameda School received an “A” in the TEA’s 2022 academic and financial accountability ratings.

HFA: Alameda School launched in 2009 as part of a network of small schools that prepare students for college, careers, and a future as transformational agents in their communities. All are based on the nationally recognized model implemented at Henry Ford Academy in Dearborn, Michigan.

San Antonio’s Henry Ford Academy is authorized by the Texas Education Agency, managed by Henry Ford Learning Institute (HFLI), and supported by local community, arts, and educational organizations. 

HFLI is a non-profit organization that creates innovative educational environments and immersive learning programs that prepare individuals to thrive and lead. HFLI was founded in 2003 by Ford Motor Company Fund and The Henry Ford, the premier history destination and a National Historic Landmark that celebrates American history and innovation.