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.

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

2012 School to Watch
TBEC Honor Roll
Recent News
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...
Enrollment for School Year 2015-2016
Posted on 12/08/2014
Enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on Saturday, Jan. 17, for all STISD campuses.  READ MORE...
First Annual Spartan Olympic Day
Posted on 11/11/2014
STPA will be hosting its 1st Annual Spartan Olympic Day. Activities will start at 8:30 a.m. with a 5K run around the school campus.  READ MORE...
Students Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day
Posted on 10/16/2014
Gateway to the World Library and South Texas Preparatory Academy (STPA) hosted the first ever South Texas Independent School District (STISD) ‘Star Wars Reads Day’ on Friday, Oct. 10, in conjunction with the international event promoting reading and literacy.  READ MORE...
Student Emails will Switch to Office 365
Posted on 10/06/2014
Starting on October 8, 2014, student emails are moving to Office 365 and will be linked to MySTISD logons.  READ MORE...
Order Your Yearbook
Posted on 09/25/2014
Order a yearbook before it's gone! 

  January 2015  
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   National School Counseling Week
   Feb 02 2015
   SBDM Meeting
   Feb 03 2015 at 04:15 PM
   Spring Open House
   Feb 12 2015
   Board Agenda Items Due
   Feb 13 2015
   End of SET Activities—Rotation 6
   Feb 13 2015


Ana Castro
724 S. Sugar Rd.
Edinburg, TX 78539

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  • South Texas Preparatory Academy (956) 381-5522
  • 724 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539