Non-Traditional Hands-on Learning Opportunities
Competitive academic, sports and extracurriculars
Students can earn up to 17 high school credits
Always learning & keeping up with the latest in education

Free Bus Transportation

Students come from three Rio Grande Valley Counties: 

Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy

Area of 3,643 miles

Hidalgo Edinburg Mercedes Willacy Cameron San Benito Olmito
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510 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

(956) 383-1684

900 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570

(956) 565-4620

151 S. Helen Moore Rd., San Benito, TX 78586

(956) 399-4358

724 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

(956) 381-5522

10650 North Expressway 77/83, Olmito, TX 78575

(956) 214-6100

700 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570

(956) 565-2237

Preparatory Academy at a Glance

Best Middle School in Texas 

TEA Accountability Rating 

Champs in competitive sports 

available high school credits can be earned 

Message from the Superintendent: STISD will continue with current safety protocols

The Governor's recent Executive Order, GA-34, rescinded all other orders that outlined health-related measures for the state in battling COVID-19.  This order becomes effective on March 10, 2021, at 12:01 a.m.  However, schools are not required to dismiss all of the safety and health protocols currently in place to battle this pandemic.  Today, the Texas Education Agency provided the following guidance. 

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Health Professions senior signs with The University of Dallas in Irving to play soccer while studying biochemistry

Alongside family, coaches, and representatives from South Texas Independent School District (STISD), Claire Reed, a senior at South Texas ISD Health Professions in Mercedes, formalized her intent to play Women’s Soccer at the University of Dallas in Irving while majoring in Biochemistry.

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