The Science Academy of South Texas
, also known as 'SciTech', is a high school in Mercedes
, United States
, as part of the South Texas Independent School District
The school serves as an alternative to larger high schools of local independent school districts
for students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, and engineering. The school's unique curriculum has given it national recognition., United States Department of Education
, December 2, 2005. Accessed November 7, 2007. Being a public magnet school, open enrollment has been the school's policy since its creation, although application is required. The Science Academy of South Texas is part of the South Texas Independent School District
The Science Academy of South Texas has notable partnerships with Rice University
, Rochester Institute of Technology
, University of Texas-Pan American
and South Texas College
., South Texas Independent School District
. Accessed November 7, 2007. Its sister school South Texas High School for Health Professions
, also known as Med High, presides on the same campus. Both schools are served by Biblioteca Las Americas, the school library, which is located at equal distance from both schools.
The Science Academy has no athletics department but students participate in academic competitions regularly. In 2008, The Science Academy gym was completed, no longer sharing with the neighboring Med High.
A recent study has labeled The Science... Read More