Advanced Academics



Advanced Academics Coordinator

Samantha Mize, M. Ed.


Office Secretary

Yesenia Rodriguez

Contact Us!

Contact Us:

Stephen F. Austin Complex

400 S. Oklahoma

Weslaco, TX

Phone: (956) 969-7117


WISD Division of Advanced Academics Core Beliefs

  • We believe that highly qualified teachers with the support of administrators make the greatest impact on student achievement.
  • We believe that highly qualified teachers should continuously seek professional growth opportunities in order to continue meeting the needs of the students.
  • We believe advanced/gifted and talented learners come from all cultures, economic levels and from populations, including students with other special needs.
  • We believe that individualized instruction will inspire creativity and support students’ own unique learning styles.
  • We believe that by setting high standards and offering a variety of learning experiences that our students will reach their maximum potential.
  • We believe we must set high expectations for all advanced learners by promoting a positive learning community based on fairness, integrity and service.
  • We believe that community and parental support is critical to ensure student academic achievement and success.


STC Tex Prep

Who: Rising 6th Graders

Location: STC Mid Valley Campus

Monday -Thursday

9 AM - 4 PM

June 10 - July 18, 2019

More Information: Click HERE!

Application deadline is Friday, March 8th

UTRGV Tex Prep

Who: Rising 6th, 7th and 8th Graders

Location : UTRGV


1PM -5:50 PM

June 3- July 18, 2019

More Information: Click HERE!

Application deadline is Friday, January 31st.

UTRGV Railways

Who: Rising 3rd - Rising 7th graders

Location: UTRGV

1 PM - 5 PM

June 24 -June 28, 2019