Thank You- Virtual Academy

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Thank you for your interest in South Texas ISD Virtual Academy, the district's only all-virtual school.

Virtual Academy is STISD’s newest school - serving students in grades 6-12 for the 2024-2025 school year. This is not the same virtual learning you’ve experienced before. Virtual Academy offers true virtual learning, with instruction from certified teachers, small groups, and individualized student support. Students take core courses and electives 100 percent virtually from home, and the campus offers Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs of Study and opportunities for Dual Enrollment.


Now enrolling for the 2024-2025 school year | Enrolling grades 6-11

ENROLL


STISD enrollment must be completed online via the SchoolMint Enroll system. You do not need to visit the schools in order to enroll, but can complete the process anywhere with Internet access.


 

Why Virtual Academy?

  • Flexible scheduling 
  • Individualized student support from certified teachers
  • Social and extracurricular activities through STISD, including sports
  • Tuition-free public school (Cameron, Hidalgo & Willacy Counties)
  • All resources and equipment provided
  • Advanced coursework in middle school
  • Opportunities for dual enrollment and certifications (and all online)

Click here to see the campus course sequence for 2023-2024


 

Career & Technical Education (CTE) at Virtual Academy

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Virtual Academy Announces New Dual Enrollment Partnership with South Texas College

South Texas ISD Virtual Academy recently announced a new dual enrollment partnership with South Texas College, through which eligible students can receive a certificate and eventually an associate degree in the field of business, all 100 percent online. Tuition is free, and equipment is provided.

About Virtual Academy

100% of STISD Virtual Academy Teachers Apple Recognized

Enroll

Enrollment forms must be submitted online via the SchoolMint Enroll system.

Contact: 956.260.2200
 


 

STISD and four STISD campuses make the Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll lists for 2023

Educational Results Partnership (ERP) recently released its ninth annual “Honor Roll” list, which recognizes top public schools, school districts and charter schools that have outperformed their peers in closing achievement gaps, particularly among higher-poverty and historically disadvantaged student populations.

STISD earned a spot on this year’s Texas Honor Roll Districts list, while four STISD campuses earned spots on the Honor Roll Schools list, including Health Professions, Preparatory Academy, Rising Scholars, and World Scholars.

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Three STISD students selected for competitive STEM Enhancement in Earth Science Summer High School Intern Program

Three students from STISD Science Academy were selected to participate in this year's STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) Summer High School Intern Program in collaboration with The University of Texas Center for Space Research (UT/CSR) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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