Alexandro M. Flores, Ed.D.
Dr. Alexandro M. Flores joined South San Antonio ISD as the Superintendent of Schools in October 2018.
Dr. Flores has been recognized throughout his career for improving student achievement and implementing measures that led to increased passing rates and higher achievement scores.
From 2015 until coming to South San ISD, Dr. Flores served as the Superintendent of Schools for Palacios Independent School District where he supported four campuses and approximately 1,400 racially and economically diverse students. During his tenure there, Dr. Flores helped PISD effectively navigate the loss of roughly 12 percent of its annual budget due to the elimination of the Additional State Aid for Tax Reduction (ASATR) form of funding. He developed and implemented a 3-year financial contingency plan, successfully lobbied at the state level for the approval of a hardship grant for ASATR-impacted districts, and secured a $600 million Tax Abatement Agreement with Formosa Plastics. Additionally, PISD became a District of Innovation and expanded access to curricular options for secondary students.
Prior to his role with Palacios ISD, Dr. Flores served as the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Pupil Services for Natalia Independent School District, which included serving a term as the Interim Superintendent of Schools during 2014-2015. During Flores’ time with Natalia ISD, the district improved academic performance and Met Standard after being labeled Improvement Required the year prior.
Dr. Flores’ experience also includes many years with San Antonio ISD. There he served as a bilingual teacher, assistant principal, and principal.
Dr. Flores received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in educational administration from Texas A&M – Kingsville.
Dr. Flores and his wife have three children and are ecstatic to be back home in San Antonio.