P-TECH

What is P-TECH?

South Texas ISD is excited to introduce Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) at Science Academy for the 2023-2024 school year. P-TECH is an innovative school model that allows students to receive curriculum focused on workforce needs, and develop partnerships while obtaining credentials, certificates and an earn college credit hours.

Students participating in P-TECH can:

  • Earn a high school diploma and a certificate in the area of computer programming & software development at NO COST
  • Graduate with up to 56 credit hours transferable to any Texas supported college or university
  • Gain work experience through career readiness, job shadowing, internships, or job training programs

Science Academy P-TECH Commitment Form 


Once students have applied and are notified of program acceptance, they must take the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) college readiness test. Students will also be asked to participate in summer activities where they receive program orientation, college readiness activities, and TSI test preparation, as needed. Information on testing and other date(s) will be provided with acceptance notification.  

Group photo of PTECH program students

South Texas ISD Drones and Rovers CAMP for incoming (2024-2025) students- College 1st Program

Students seen enjoying drone activities
Students working on STEM activities
Students seen enjoying drone activities
Students seen building a rover
Students seen building a rover
Science Academy principal speaking to PTECH students
Student seen working on STEM activity
Students seen enjoying working on STEM activity
Students building
Students building a rover
Students working on STEM activity
Students seen enjoying STEM activities
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Students seen presenting new STEM build
Student working on activity
Students building
Students flying drone
Students flying drone
Students presenting
Students flying drone

STISD Drones and Rover CAMP Highlight- College 1st Program

Photos by: College 1st Program | P-TECH students participate in College, Career and Life Success Camp

South Texas ISD P-TECH College, Career and Life Success CAMP - College 1st Program

Student seen working
Group photo of PTECH students
Students seen presenting
students smiling working on project
Students working on project
Students working on project
Student on computer
Students working on project
Students working on computer

Photos by: College 1st Program | P-TECH students participate in College, Career and Life Success Camp

P-TECH Blueprint Artifacts

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Want to learn more? 

Sign up to access the South Texas ISD Science Academy P-TECH Interest/Information Request Form and a team member will contact you. 

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