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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
Required Summer Reading List
Posted on 05/27/2015
Seventh and eighth grade students are required to read the designated book. After reading, they will take the Accelerated Reader test and work on an assignment.   READ MORE...
STPA 8th Grader Wins Second Place in National Writing Contest
Posted on 04/27/2015
Xi Hui Ooi, an eighth-grader from Mission, Texas and an 8th grade student at South Texas Preparatory Academy in Edinburg, Texas, has been named second-place winner in the 2015 Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life Essay Contest sponsored by Major League Baseball and Scholastic Inc.  READ MORE...
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...
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Upcoming

   Team Leaders Meeting
   May 27 2015 at 04:00 PM
   Most Improved Students Luncheon 4th 9wks
   May 28 2015 at 11:15 AM
   Locker Clean-up
   May 29 2015
   8th Grade Awards Assembly/Promotion Celebration
   May 29 2015 at 06:30 PM
   Semester Exam Week
   Jun 01 2015


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