About Us

Online enrollment ​for the 2017-18 school year will begin on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.

Seats will become available for the different campuses at different times on that day. The following are the start times by campus:

• Med High: 9:00 a.m.
• Medical Academy: 10:00 a.m.
• Science Academy: 11:00 a.m.
• BETA: 12:00 p.m.
• STPA: (Now Closed)
• Rising Scholars Academy: 2:00 p.m.

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Welcome to STPA

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.

South Texas Preparatory Academy endeavors to serve students through engaging and challenging curriculum that prepares them for future learning.

The South Texas Preparatory Academy community promotes successful students by focusing on learning, working together, and being accountable for results.

2015 National Blue Ribbon School
2014-2016 All Distinctions Earned

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

2012 School to Watch
TBEC Honor Roll

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Why Choose South Texas Preparatory Academy?  Click to learn why.  

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Ana Castro
724 S. Sugar Rd.
Edinburg, TX 78539
PH 956-381-5522
FAX 956-381-1177



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Enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is now closed. For additional information regarding second semester enrollment or enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year, click here.