Why PSJA?
  • Why choose PSJA ISD?

  • Earn 2 Years of College Free
  • Master 2 Languages
  • Be Part of Competitive Athletics & Fine Arts
  • Get a Jumpstart on Your Career & Future
  • Live Anywhere, Attend PSJA


    As an open-enrollment school district, PSJA ISD welcomes Pre-Kinder through 12th grade students living anywhere in the Rio Grande Valley!

    Contact us today! 956-354-2167

      Early Childhood

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        Early Childhood (0-3 Years Old)
        Preparing students to succeed in kinder and beyond


        Through partnerships with local head starts and licensed day cares, the PSJA Early Childhood Education Program provides a solid foundation for lifelong learning.

        Students who participate in the PSJA Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 Program gain important skills to prepare them for success in kinder and beyond. 

        The program is free for all 3 and 4 year-olds. Students must be 3 or 4 years of age by September 1 to be eligible to receive these services.

        Click to learn more about the PSJA Early Childhood Program.

        Benefits:

        + PSJA Early Head Start (3 weeks - 4 yrs of age) based on eligibility criteria

        + Full-Day Pre-Kinder for 3 year olds at all PSJA Elementary Campuses and Partner Day Cares

        + Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten for 4 year olds at all PSJA Elementary Campuses and Partner Day Cares

        + State-Certified Teachers

        + Play-based Interactive Lessons

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        50+ Daycare Partners

        Facilities in partnership with PSJA ISD offer instruction to students through training and guidance from PSJA Certified Teaching Staff to ensure students are ready for kindergarten. See our list of Partner Daycares.

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      Elementary

      • Elementary (Kinder - 5th Grade)
        Providing students a solid foundation to excel in middle school, high school & beyond

        PSJA ISD has numerous elementary campuses designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools and Honor Roll Schools for their high achievement in student success.

        Available at all PSJA ISD elementary schools:

        + Dual Language Enrichment Program   
        + A.R. Reading Laureate Program 
        + UIL Competitive Programs   
        + Destination Imagination
        + Gifted & Talented Program
        + Spelling Bee
        + BRIGHT Summer Readers
        + Robotics, Chess & Coding
        + Local Habitat Conservation
        + Choir
        + Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
        + Dance/Cheerleading/Folkloric


        Find a great PSJA elementary school near you!

        College Readiness

        Through the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program, elementary students learn important lifelong skills such as organization, studying, communication, note-taking to help them excel in middle school, high school and beyond.

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      Middle School

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        Middle Schools (6th - 8th Grade)
        Preparing students for Early College & beyond

        At PSJA ISD, we know that educating and supporting students during their early adolescent years in middle school is crucial for their overall success. That's why our middle schools value the development of the whole child offering academic preparation, enrichment opportunities, and advisement that focuses on the social and emotional development of all students.

        In addition to AVID, PSJA middle school students can get a jumpstart on their future careers by taking College Success courses and earning high school credits through Pre-AP classes like Algebra, Geometry, and Spanish.

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

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


        Find a great PSJA middle school near you!

        College Readiness

        Through the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program, middle school students learn important lifelong skills such as organization, studying, communication, note-taking to help them excel in high school and beyond.

        Additionally, 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 our nationally recognized PSJA Early College Program once they reach high school.


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      High School

      • High School & Beyond (9th - 12th Grade)
        Helping students get a jumpstart on their career & future

        All PSJA ISD high schools are designated Early College, which makes them innovative high schools that allow students to attend college and high school simultaneously. Early College High Schools offer rigorous instruction and provide academic, social and emotional support services to help students succeed. 

        All students have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and a 2-year Associate Degree or 60 college credit hours towards a four-year Bachelor’s Degree at no cost to the student or the parents. 

        In addition to high quality and rigorous academic opportunities in every high school, all PSJA ISD students can become well-rounded leaders by participating in competitive athletics and award-winning fine arts programs.

        Find a great PSJA high school near you!

        Life-changing programs available at ALL high schools:

        + Nationally recognized PSJA Early College Program in partnership with South Texas College

        + PSJA Academies that provide additional hands-on learning in various specific fields of study supporting students as they work to obtain a Certificate or an Associate Degree from South Texas College

        + PSJA Career & Technical Education Program  offering 28 specialized programs and 13 career pathways


        + PSJA College Transition Program that helps students successfully transition from high school to college


        + PSJA Institutes that provide students in-depth knowledge and hands-on experiences in various careers. Initially for 10th-12th grade students, it is now expanding to offer these opportunities as early as the 8th grade year!


        Click to see our Portfolio of High Schools.

        Register here!