Who can attend PSJA schools?

  • Can my child attend PSJA ISD even if I don’t live within the tri-city area?

    Yes, PSJA ISD is an OPEN ENROLLMENT school district. You may attend our schools, PK-3 to 12th grade, regardless of place of residence. You may apply online at www.psjaisd.us/register and select your preferred school. If you need assistance selecting a school, you may contact David Badillo, Community Engagement Department at 354-2083.

About Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD is a state and national leader in creating academic opportunities for all students. As a tri-city public school district offering a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade curriculum, PSJA caters to approximately 32,000 students and is focused on producing graduates that will be College Ready, College Connected and College Complete.

Early Start | Elementary

  • Through partnerships with local head starts and licensed day cares, PSJA ISD offers unique programs:

    PSJA Early Head Start (3 weeks - 4 yrs of age) based on eligibility criteria
    Full-Day Pre-Kinder for 3 year olds with Partner Day Cares or half-day at PSJA Elementary Campuses for eligible children
    Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten for 4 year olds at all PSJA Elementary Campuses and Partner Day Cares

    All PSJA ISD Elementary Schools offer highly Academic Enrichment, Fine Arts & Athletic Programs such as:
    -Dual Language Enrichment Program                         
    -A.R. Reading Laureate Program                               
    -UIL Competitive Programs                                                          
    -Destination Imagination
    -Gifted & Talented Program
    -BRIGHT Summer Readers
    -Robotics, Chess & Coding
    -Local Habitat Conservation 
    -Choir
    -Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
    -Dance/Cheerleading/Folkoric
    -Enrichment Camps

Middle School

  • PSJA ISD middle schools prepare students early on for Early College and beyond by providing the following:

    -Pre-Advanced Placement
    -Spanish Advanced Placement
    -College Placement Exam Preparation & Testing
    -College for Every Student Scholars
    -Dual Language Enrichment Program
    -Destination Imagination
    -A.R. Reading Laureate Program
    -Athletic & Fine Arts Programs


Early College High School

  • PSJA ISD offers rigorous academic and extracurricular programs at all of its high school campuses.

    -All PSJA high schools are designated Early College, providing students the opportunity to earn up to 2 years of college FREE!

    -Early College High Schools offer rigorous instruction and provide academic, social and emotional support services to help students succeed in school and in life.

    -Most of our students meet academic requirements to take college classes as early as their 8th grade year, getting them ready to take full advantage of this opportunity once they reach high school.

Why PSJA?

  • At PSJA ISD, all students can:

    Earn College Credit (up to an Associate Degree or 2 years of College FREE)

    Graduate Bilingual & Biliterate

    Be Part of Athletic Excellence & Renowned Fine Arts Programs