Northwest of Downtown San Antonio
, Loma Park offers affordable homes, a family-oriented neighborhood, and low cost of living. The homes in this neighborhood are very close to schools, convenient shopping, playgrounds, and green space. Area parks provide sports fields, walking trails, playgrounds, and basketball goals, while close access to major roads makes city travel incredibly convenient. The neighborhood is conveniently close to area employers like the Southwest Research Institute to the west, St Mary’s University to the east, and the San Antonio medical hub to the north.
Loma Park is just across the street from St. Mary’s University, a Catholic and Marianist liberal arts institution that has been nationally recognized and ranked among the top colleges in the west. Besides its close proximity to St. Mary’s University, Loma Park can be found within the Edgewood Independent School District (EISD). Serving grades pre-k through 12th grade, this district shapes the minds of over 12,000 students attending 20 schools. In the immediate Loma Park neighborhood, students are zoned to Loma Park Elementary, LB Johnson Elementary, E T Wrenn Middle School, Gus Garcia Middle School, and Memorial High School. Specialty magnet programs and schools throughout the city are also available to students with specific interests or career paths. In the private sector, Alternative Center is located in the Edgewood district.
While homes in Loma Park tend to be on the older side, they remain very affordable. The median listing price is just over $100,000, and price per square foot rests at $79. Overall, the range can dip as low as mid-$50,000s or reach as high as $150,000. Because of their affordable nature and convenient location, Loma Park homes have been touted as “the perfect starter home” for first-time buyers.