The Science Academy of South Texas Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
College Readiness Index
Geometry Proficiency
Reading Proficiency
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 708 Students
  • 54 Teachers

The Science Academy of South Texas

Phone: (956) 565-4620

District: South Texas Independent School District


Students at the Science Academy of South Texas can access grades and course calendars on their smartphones using the school’s online portal. Student clubs at the Science Academy of South Texas include National Honor Society, student council and a solar car team. The school offers Advanced Placement courses and student exchange programs, as well as vocational programs focused on automotives and technology. Parents can engage in their child's learning through open houses and newsletters.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
State Rank

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 708
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 91%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 42%
Full-Time Teachers 54

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 81%
Proficient in Geometry 85%
College Readiness Index 91.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes


This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 4
Total Students 2,701
Proficient in Reading (district average) 64%
Proficient in Geometry (district average) 69%
College Readiness (district average) 74.2

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Nearby Schools

The Science Academy of South Texas is 1 of 4 schools in the South Texas Independent School District.

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