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La Joya HS Academies

La Joya HS Academy


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Palmview High School Academy


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Juarez Lincoln High School Academy


Vision Statement

To deliver the highest quality educational experience where global citizens are born through advanced rigor, engaging teaching methods, and a passionate climate and culture.

Mission Statement

T-STEM Academies at La Joya Independent School District will empower students to think critically, reflectively and apply their knowledge and skills to a greater context. T-STEM students will experience rigorous, relevant, and hands-on learning opportunities that will provide them with a unique education. Students will receive project-based instruction via a highly integrated curriculum. T-STEM students will develop relationships with the school community, higher education, technical, and business partners.

Academy Scholar’s Creed

I am a lifelong learner of English. I know what is required of me, and every tool I need to succeed has been provided. I alone am responsible for my learning. My peers rely on me, and my family and my community are counting on me. I will rise to meet and exceed their expectations. 


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 your application to your campus counselor in the month of April.
  •  Applications will be reviewed.
  •  Selected students will be notified in May.

Click on an Academy Icon to learn more about each academy:

academy of business & administration  academy of public service  Academy of arts & humanities academy of health science professions & stem


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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.

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