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Program by Design Applications

Program by Design Applications (en Español) 







  Why Join An Academy ?

1. Instruction is focused around a career choice

2. Small learning environment

3. Hands-on experience

4. Students meet with professionals in their career pathway

5. Opportunities for job shadowing

6. Internships in field of study

7. Rigorous courses prepare students for work in their field of interest

8. Earn industry certification/s

9. Graduate with college credits

10. Learn with peers who have similar interests


 How do I Apply to attend an Academy ?

  •  Identify your endorsement of interest
  •  Submit  application to your campus counselor in the month of April
  •  Applications will be reviewed
  •  Selected students will be notified in May
  •  Classes begin in August of the next school year

Click on an Academy to learn more:

academy of stem

academy of business & administration

academy of public service

Academy of arts & humanities

academy of health science professions & stem


Juliana Garza
Academies Director

Belinda Garcia

215  W. Expressway 83
La Joya, TX 78560

Ph. 956.323.-2289

Academy Requirements:

1. Commit to complete the Academy Pathway requirements for graduation

2. Maintain good academic standing and good behavior

3. Complete a mandatory Capstone Project upon graduation