Our Story

Democracy Prep at the Stewart Campus (DPSC) is in an 1882 partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District to be the best choice for your local neighborhood school. Our well-rounded college preparatory program is delivered by a caring team of educators with proven success in increasing student achievement and helping scholars reach their full potential.
Our campus currently educates scholars from PreK-8. All scholars are welcome, including scholars with special educational needs and English Language Learners. In the 21-22 school year, the school earned a B rating from the Texas Education Agency. The campus also
Stewart Elementary School has a long legacy of serving students and families on the southeast side of San Antonio. Rich in history and tradition, our neighborhood boasts many community assets such as Comanche Park, South Side Lions Park and the Schaefer Library among many other jewels of the southeast side.

Additionally, the school offers the following extra curricular activities:

  • Student Council
  • Art Club
  • Lego Club
  • Coding Club
  • Book Club
  • Cinema Club
  • Soccer, basketball, cross country, football and volleyball

Virginia Boyce’s biography

Virginia Boyce is the founding principal and Regional Superintendent at Democracy Prep at the Stewart Campus, where she has helped launch a unique partnership between San Antonio ISD and Democracy Prep. She is proud to lead a neighborhood charter school dedicated to preparing all kids for success in college and a life of active citizenship.

Previously she worked at Will Rogers Academy in SAISD, where she supported students as a teacher, instructional coach, and campus administrator for 8 years. A graduate of Georgetown University, she started her teaching career through Teach For America as a bilingual Pre-K teacher, continuing on to teach 2nd and 3rd grades before earning her Masters in Education in Educational Leadership from UT Austin.

She is passionate about cultivating a love of reading in students, providing enrichment opportunities outside the classroom, and ensuring that every student is safe, supported and prepared for higher education.

Democracy Prep at the Stewart Campus School



Virginia Boyce

Grades Served


Current Enrollment

550 Scholars


1950 Rigsby Ave
| San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 438-6875