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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
2009-2012 Exemplary School
2010-2011- SACS Accredited

2012 School to Watch

TBEC Honor Roll
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Recent News
Rising STISD 9th Graders STEM Camp at the Texas A & M University
Posted on 04/16/2014
This weeklong residential camp promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics is organized to provide activities, experiments, projects and college access information for rising 9th-grade STISD students.   READ MORE...
2014 Summer Science Camp Application is Now Available
Posted on 04/16/2014
This 4-day camp, promoting science, is organized to provide activities, experiments and projects for rising 6th-grade Rio Grande Valley students.   READ MORE...
Rising Ninth Graders Business, Education & Technology (BET) Camp at Texas A & M University
Posted on 04/16/2014
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...
Rising Eighth Graders STEM Camp at the University of Texas—Pan American Application is now Available
Posted on 04/16/2014
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...
STISD Education Foundation 2014 Summer Enrichment Application is Now Available
Posted on 04/15/2014
Applications for the 2014 STISD Education Foundation Summer Enrichment Grants are now available online and in hard copy format at campus counseling offices.   READ MORE...
STPA Principal Named Finalist for H-E-B Excellence in Education Award
Posted on 03/24/2014
Ana Castro was named a finalist in H-E-B's Excellence in Education Award last week in a surprise rally in her honor.  READ MORE...
  • South Texas Preparatory Academy (956) 381-5522
  • 724 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539