Non-Traditional Hands-on Learning Opportunities
Competitive academics, sports & extracurriculars
Opportunities to earn up to five high school credits
Fostering creative young minds

Free Bus Transportation

Students come from three Rio Grande Valley Counties: 

Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy

Area of 3,643 miles

Hidalgo Edinburg Mercedes Willacy Cameron San Benito Olmito
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510 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

(956) 383-1684

900 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570

(956) 565-4620

151 S. Helen Moore Rd., San Benito, TX 78586

(956) 399-4358

724 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

(956) 381-5522

10650 North Expressway 77/83, Olmito, TX 78575

(956) 214-6100

700 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570

(956) 565-2237

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Preparatory Academy earns National distinction by being re-designated a School to Watch

The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform and the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) as part of a national recognition program have re-designated South Texas ISD Preparatory Academy (Preparatory Academy) in Edinburg and South Texas ISD as a Texas School to Watch.

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Garza Elected to State Association Board

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Board of Directors has elected Sylvia Sánchez Garza of South Texas ISD to an interim position on the TASB Board, representing TASB Region 1, Position B.

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