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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 Sixth Graders STEM Camp
Posted on 04/24/2015
This 4-day camp, promoting science, is organized to provide activities, experiments and projects for rising 6th-grade Rio Grande Valley students.   READ MORE...
New Scholar Academy Mentor Application
Posted on 04/16/2015
Interested in becoming a New Scholar Academy (NSA) mentor? Now is the time to apply!  READ MORE...
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp
Posted on 03/31/2015
The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) is organized to provide activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2015.  READ MORE...
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...
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Upcoming

   Start SET Activities Rotation 10
   Apr 27 2015
   Department Leaders Meeting
   Apr 28 2015 at 04:15 PM
   STISD Board Meeting
   Apr 28 2015 at 07:00 PM
   Deadline to submit date & time of Foundation summer enrichment grant selection committee
   Apr 29 2015
   Team Leaders Meeting
   Apr 29 2015 at 04:15 PM


Contact

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


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