Students can earn up to 17 high school credits
Always learning and keeping up with the latest in education
Competitive academic, sports and extracurriculars
Creating is encouraged

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

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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

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Serving STISD's tri-county area | 956.514.4201

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Welcome to STISD's seventh and newest campus, an all-virtual learning option for RGV

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Preparatory Academy at a Glance

Best Middle School in Texas 

TEA Accountability Rating 

Champs in competitive sports 

available high school credits can be earned 

Parents/guardians: Help us make "Schedule Pick-up" just that - schedule pick-up! Complete your child's electronic registration packet today.

Parents/guardians of all new and returning STISD students are asked to complete their child’s electronic registration packet through Skyward, our student information system, by Wednesday, July 31. 

This process should only take a few minutes to complete, and it will make a big impact on your Schedule Pick-Up experience. If you have not already done so, please log into your Parent/Guardian Skyward Family Access to complete your child’s electronic registration packet.

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STISD and four STISD campuses make the Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll lists for 2023

Educational Results Partnership (ERP) recently released its ninth annual “Honor Roll” list, which recognizes top public schools, school districts and charter schools that have outperformed their peers in closing achievement gaps, particularly among higher-poverty and historically disadvantaged student populations.

STISD earned a spot on this year’s Texas Honor Roll Districts list, while four STISD campuses earned spots on the Honor Roll Schools list, including Health Professions, Preparatory Academy, Rising Scholars, and World Scholars.

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Three STISD students selected for competitive STEM Enhancement in Earth Science Summer High School Intern Program

Three students from STISD Science Academy were selected to participate in this year's STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) Summer High School Intern Program in collaboration with The University of Texas Center for Space Research (UT/CSR) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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