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Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

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Human Resources

Join our PSJA Family!

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District has rapidly become a state and national leader in creating more academic opportunities for all students. As a tri-city public school district offering a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade curriculum, PSJA caters to a 30,000 student body and is focused on graduating all students College Ready, College Connected and College Complete.

PSJA ISD has been a model for dropout prevention strategies and working to connect all students to College. With a High School Completion Rate of almost 97 percent, PSJA ISD is leading the region, state and nation in the percent of students graduating from High School. PSJA also has a very successful Early College program, with approximately 3,500 High School students enrolled in College courses every semester through dual and concurrent enrollment programs.

Some of PSJA’s most successful programs such as the Dual Language Program, Early College Initiative and Dropout Recovery Program have been highlighted for effectively closing the gap to post-secondary education.

At PSJA ISD all students can: Earn College Credit, Graduate Bilingual and Biliterate, Be Part of Athletic Excellence and Renowned Fine Arts Programs.

Why choose to work at PSJA ISD?

Competitive Pay

Starting pay for teachers is $57,300
PSJA ISD's compensation for teachers makes them among the best-paid in the region! PSJA ISD also pays 100% of healthcare under the base plan at no cost for all employees.

PSJA ISD is proud to be a Teacher Incentive Allotment designated district.
PSJA ISD was approved for the Texas Education Agency’s Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) in 2022-2023 and will continue an incentive program for coming years aimed at providing outstanding teachers an accessible pathway to a six-figure salary.


Allotment: $3,000–$9,000


Allotment: $6,000–$18,000


Allotment: $12,000–$32,000

Once a teacher earns a designation, the designation can generate annual allotment funding for the employing school system. Each level of designation starts with a base amount: $3,000 for Recognized, $6,000 for Exemplary, and $12,000 for Master. The allotment funding increases depending on a campus’ rural status and school’s socio-economic need with higher allotment funding generated at rural or high-needs campuses

Teacher Incentive Allotment

Teacher Incentive Allotment Master Level

Contact Us

Dr. Rebeca Garza, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Office: (956) 354-2013 
Fax: (956) 354-3013

Address: 601 E. Kelly Pharr, Texas 78577
East Side Entrance, Door #7