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School's Out Hackathon

Apps for Aptitude has been running the School's Out Hackathon for four years now in San Antonio, Texas. Hundreds of high schoolers are able to create their first app, website, or piece of technology at the largest high school hackathon in Texas. Programmers and beginners are welcome and best of all, it's free. Join us for our 5th hackathon next summer to win tech prizes, free t-shirts, lectures, and workshops at our hackathon.

Cards for A Cause

One of the major problems facing students today is a way to have study materials available on the go. Apps for Aptitude has a solution.

We wanted to make sure that users could have access to a multitude of flashcards that will range from advanced mathematics to basic English concepts to SAT vocabulary guides. Cards for a Cause brings millions of flashcards to your mobile device with the simple touch of a button. It's Simple, Clean, and Efficient.

The revenue generated from this application will be donated to programs fighting illiteracy in San Antonio, increasing education for everyone.

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Boys and Girls Club Partnership

The Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio and Apps for Aptitude are teaming up to increase STEM education among San Antonio youth. Soon to be an official partner of the School's Out Hackathon, the Boys and Girls Club will be actively involved in the planning and executing of this upcoming year's Hackathon as well as working with our team to improve local computer science initiatives.

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80/20 Partnership

The 80/20 Foundation and Apps for Aptitude have partnered to increase STEM education in San Antonio through efforts such as the School's Out Hackathon. AFA is now officially part of the STEM Education Tribe! Through this partnership with the 80/20 Foundation, we hope to increase our impact in both quality of computer science education and number of students impacted.

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Codeup Scholarship Winner

In partnership with Codeup, we provided a $10,000 scholarship to Alexandra Garza for her to attend their coding classes for the upcoming 2014-2015 Codeup session. Because of her exemplary commitment to coding at such an early age, Alexandra was selected to receive an education in advanced web development languages and be able to learn applicable skills for IT jobs in the future.

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School's Out Hackathon Winners

We had some amazing submissions and we were able to give out 20 awards! Our hackathon wouldn't of been possible without these sponsors: Microsoft, GoogleFiber, USAA, Bexar County Economic Development Foundation, and more!

All SoHacks Submissions →

School's Out Hackathon 4 was a Success!

On August 4-5th, 2017, Apps for Aptitude hosted its 4th high school hackathon and sold out. Over the course of 36 hours, students created apps, websites, and hardware hacks. Over $20,000 was raised for the event and was free to attend for all high schoolers.

School's Out Hackathon →

Apps for Aptitude LOFT Innovation Winners

Apps for Aptitude won the 2013 LOFT innovation grant and ESA Fellowship. In addition, the LOFT foundation sponsored an AFA team member, Mia Benavidez, to fly out to Washington, meet with several influential politicians over the course of three days, and present the applications and work of AFA at the White House.

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