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Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

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About PSJA ISD

Vision

Every PSJA student is prepared to participate, compete, and excel in a global society to foster multi-generational prosperity.

Mission

As educational leaders, the PSJA team is engaged and empowered to connect all students with innovative instruction, outstanding facilities, technology, skills, and social-emotional support while prioritizing health and safety for all – from early childhood through their chosen career.

As one PSJA family, we build on our legacy of academic excellence, renowned college and career readiness, biliteracy and extracurricular programs, and our multicultural heritage to ensure every student has the experiences and resources necessary to achieve the highest levels of success.​

PSJA ISD At-A-Glance

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District (PSJA ISD) has emerged as a leading force in providing diverse academic opportunities for students, earning recognition at both state and national levels. Serving a student population of over 30,000 across three cities and spanning from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade, PSJA ISD is committed to graduating students who are ready to succeed in today's global landscape.

Renowned for its effective dropout prevention strategies and commitment to college readiness, PSJA ISD boasts an impressive high school completion rate exceeding 97 percent. With all high schools designated as Early College, PSJA ISD has the only wall-to-wall Early College Program in the state and nation.

With an equity-focused approach, the Early College Program’s success is rooted in a holistic approach, offering rigorous academics alongside unwavering support from dedicated teachers, counselors, and mentors. Each semester, over 3,000 high school students are enrolled in college-level courses through dual and concurrent enrollment initiatives through partnerships with South Texas College and other higher education institutions.

PSJA ISD's success stories include innovative programs like the Dual Language Enrichment Program, Early College, Early Childhood, and Dropout Recovery Program, all of which have significantly narrowed the pathway to post-secondary education for students. At PSJA ISD, students can earn college credits, become bilingual and biliterate graduates, participate in top-notch athletic programs, and engage in renowned fine arts programs, ensuring a well-rounded and enriched educational experience.