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STPA is a tuition-free magnet junior high school for students who reside along the Texas-Mexico border, Hidalgo, Willacy and Cameron counties. Our innovative and challenging curriculum offers students the preparation that they need for career fields at one of our four high schools, BETA, Med High, Medical Academy, and Sci Tech. For more information on applications, visit our district website.

Awards
2013-2014 Earned All Distinctions
2009-2012 Exemplary School
2010-2011- SACS Accredited

2012 School to Watch
TBEC Honor Roll
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Recent News
Rising 9th Graders STEM Camp at the Texas A & M University
Posted on 03/24/2015
This weeklong residential camp promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics is organized to provide activities, experiments and projects for rising 9th-grade STISD students.   READ MORE...
Rising Eighth Graders STEM Camp at the University of Texas—Pan American
Posted on 03/24/2015
This weeklong residential camp promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics is organized to provide activities, experiments and projects for rising 8th-grade STISD students.   READ MORE...
Rising Ninth Graders Business, Education & Technology (BET) Camp at Texas A & M University
Posted on 03/24/2015
This weeklong residential camp promoting Business, Education & Technology, is organized to provide activities and college access information for rising 9th-grade STISD students.   READ MORE...
STPA Donates $5,000 to Vannie E. Cook Jr. Cancer Clinic
Posted on 02/09/2015
South Texas Preparatory Academy (STPA) and Parent-Student-Teacher-Organization (PSTO) recently donated $5,000 raised through a campus event to the local Vannie E. Cook Jr. Cancer Clinic in McAllen.   READ MORE...
STISD’s South Texas Preparatory Academy Nominated for 2015 National Blue Ribbon Recognition
Posted on 02/06/2015
South Texas Preparatory Academy (STPA) in Edinburg is one of 26 schools in Texas and three schools in the Rio Grande Valley to be nominated for the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition.   READ MORE...
All STISD Campuses Ranked Among the Best in the State
Posted on 12/19/2014
outh Texas Preparatory Academy (STPA) in Edinburg ranked 11th in the Best Public Middle Schools in Texas list.  READ MORE...
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Upcoming

   Writing 7 STAAR Day 2
   Mar 31 2015
   Reading 8 STAAR
   Mar 31 2015
   Make Foundation Summer Enrichment application available
   Mar 31 2015
   Deadline to submit date/time of Foundation Scholarship Committee
   Apr 01 2015
   Math 8 STAAR-7th grade
   Apr 01 2015 at 11:49 AM


Contact

Ana Castro
Principal
724 S. Sugar Rd.
Edinburg, TX 78539
956-381-5522


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