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
Survey for 2015-2016 School Year Calendar
Posted on 02/11/2015
South Texas Independent School District is looking for feedback from all those associated with the district to assist with planning for the 2015-16 school year calendar. Included in this article is a link to the survey.   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...
STISD’s South Texas Preparatory Academy Nominated for 2015 National Blue Ribbon Recognition
Posted on 02/06/2015
South Texas Preparatory Academy (STPA) in Edinburg is one of 26 schools in Texas and three schools in the Rio Grande Valley to be nominated for the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition.   READ MORE...
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...
Order Your Yearbook
Posted on 09/25/2014
Order a yearbook before it's gone! 

  February 2015  
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   Faculty Luncheon—Science Dept.
   Feb 27 2015 at 11:15 AM
   Texas Public School Week
   Mar 02 2015
   Make Foundation Scholarships--- applications available
   Mar 02 2015
   SBDM Meeting
   Mar 03 2015 at 04:15 PM
   NJHS Induction Ceremony
   Mar 05 2015 at 06:30 PM


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