What is Advanced Academics?
The PSJA ISD Advanced Academics Department provides guidance and support to all K-12 campuses in the district. The Advanced Academics Department serves all advanced learners as well as the gifted and talented identified students.
The main purpose of the Advanced Academics Department and Gifted and Talented program is to provide an enhanced academic environment for students with advanced learning abilities in order to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and experiences. We endeavor to stress the development of independent learners by encouraging and supporting in-depth learning and creative thinking.
The Advanced Academics Department coordinates and oversees a multitude of programs for PSJA ISD.
- UIL Academics: Elementary, Middle School, and High School
- Texas High School Mock Trial Competition
- Capstone – High School
- Mini-Capstone – 8th Grade
- Scripps National Spelling Bee
- MS Robotics - First Robotics
- Advance Placement Testing
Gifted and Talented Program
AP Study Session Recordings
AP History (April 10, 2021) - https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/313b99e9-5368-4fbb-9c83-d9707340e9a5
AP Spanish Language - https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/b47dc607-2c34-43df-a254-23e9e64a527d
AP History General Session https://vimeo.com/489923433
AP US History https://vimeo.com/489975711
AP World History https://vimeo.com/490791536
AP Physics (Momentum) - https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/d65ebbd3-e993-4c4a-8c2d-dc742dd252b1
AP Physics (Newton's Law) - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NEz2Gyhb8YGyREPACfg1Gf2BssqBxzma/view?ts=5fd5065d
AP Physics (Work, Power, and Energy) - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IFVhpQmu__Q_NK3_gf5ppAay_qL3A35W/view
AP Chemistry (Thermochemistry) - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vt0OvNaOmgAFj0RXBPmwHdRCxvLGTK0k/view?usp=sharing
AP Chemistry (Bonding, Lewis Structures, Molecular Shapes) - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IyEivPc4RIpSx1yHAhaaM30-uSvhUjjt/view?usp=sharing
AP Biology (Mebrane Structure and Function) - https://studentpsjaisd-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/marie_santiago_psjaisd_us/EaVAJJkaWsNMkWRyZCHna2QBfwa-OYL8H3Tc0ZWCBeKtEA?e=uDzXjm
AP Biology (DNA Replication) - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ycg4AbhTfKLFMOLh-0YkJrdQzm8s1nRI/view?usp=sharing
AP Biology (Protein Synthesis) - https://drive.google.com/file/d/12G3a-oYMpONLi0q4BN4VcpYGRGJt4uIL/view?usp=sharing
AP Calculus BC 1 - https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/b38af7fe-2939-466c-9b66-606e5f52c260
AP Calculus BC 2 - https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/87819db9-fe44-4651-85ea-d034e098f46a