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Educational Excellence Foundation



The mission of the La Joya ISD Educational Excellence Foundation is to provide students and staff financial support for educational activities that would enhance the District’s mission.


The La Joya ISD Educational Excellence Foundation (Foundation) is dedicated to supporting, enhancing, and promoting excellent educational opportunities, programs, and incentives for students and teachers of the La Joya ISD that are innovative and supplemental to the school budget. Funding shall foster the intellectual, emotional, physical, or social development of students whether in the form of increasing the depth and/or variety of subjects or some other form of educational benefit. The Foundation’s operations shall be confined exclusively to the charitable and educational purposes set forth in the Certificate of Formation of this Foundation. No part of the funds or property of this Foundation shall inure to the benefit of any officer or director of the Foundation upon dissolution.

Foundation Goals

The Foundation is designed to bring people together with a shared vision for advancing the excellent educational programs of the La Joya Independent School District.

The Foundation will:

1. Encourage donations, grants, and bequests that support the purpose of the Foundation;

2. Nurture school improvement; and become an integral part of supplemental learning opportunities.

3. Provide funding for innovative programs that support student enrichment and scholarship opportunities.

2017-2018 Awarded Grants

Jimmy Carter Early College High School


Evangelina Garza Elementary



Dr.  Javier Saenz Middle School 2N5A5960

Irene M. Garcia Middle School 2N5A5639John F. Kennedy Elementary2N5A5585

Dr. Americo Paredes Elementary2N5A5595

Juan de Dios Salinas Middle School  2N5A5601

Lorenzo De Zavala Middle School IMG_0038

La Joya High School2N5A5546

DomingoTrevino Middle School 2N5A5621

Kika de la Garza Elementary 2N5A5630

Irene M. Garcia Middle School 2N5A5652

Ann W. Richards Middle School 2N5A5666

E.B. Reyna Elementary