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About Us

Vanguard Academy Public Charter School sits in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, a diverse and dynamic region of the Rio Grande Valley.  Vanguard Academy compromises of 10 square miles and encompasses the cities of Alamo, Edinburg, and Pharr. Vanguard is the second largest charter district in South Texas.
 
Founded on sound morals, values, and principles, Vanguard Academy has grown into a large community-based school system.  Innovation, tenacity, vision, and equity are key drivers that have shaped Vanguard Academy into one of the area’s most prominent and forward-looking school systems. Advances such as pay for performance, college and career education programs, and an outstanding dual language program are taking Vanguard Academy Public Charter School to the next level.
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Mission

Vanguard Academy will sustain a partnership with parents and the community. Vanguard Academy will provide children “A Purpose in Life and A Reason for Learning” in a safe and friendly environment. Vanguard Academy’s purpose is to prepare students to be successful in their continuing education, to create positive learning habits and working ethics, to prepare students to be successful in their careers and to teach students to be responsible and respectful. Vanguard Academy will build a positive self-esteem and challenge students to be independent thinkers with good character. Vanguard Academy prioritizes on teaching students the highest standards of academics and extends an opportunity to express their own unique gifts and talents.

Events

Board of Trustees

Luzelma Canales, PhD - Chair

Vacant - Vice Chair

Paula Garcia, EdD - Member

   Timothy Brown - Secretary/Treasurer 

María Esther Rodríguez Nguma, PhD – Member

   Arnaldo Gonzalez - Member

  • 100% of students have access to Fine Arts
  • 1:1 Technology: A device for every student
  • 3 Early College High Schools
  • Over 25 million in Scholarships offered to our seniors
  • Highest Kinder Readiness Performance in Hidalgo County Pre-K3, Pre-K4, and Kinder Programs
  • Every school offers Dual Enrollment
  • Every school offers Dual Language
  • Career and Technical Education

News

RFQ Vanguard C2 2024 Featured Photo

RFQ Vanguard C2 2024

Vanguard Academy Charter School is inviting bids/proposals for category 2 network Switches, network access points, and data cabling. Requirements and Terms and Conditions may be obtained online at the bids page below vanguardachttps://www.vanguardacademy.education/apps/pages/bids


Vanguard Academy reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any or all formalities.
🎉 Celebrating Success at the Vanguard Rembrandt GEAR UP Drones & Rovers CAMP 🎉 Featured Photo

🎉 Celebrating Success at the Vanguard Rembrandt GEAR UP Drones & Rovers CAMP 🎉

We are incredibly proud to highlight the remarkable achievements of our students who participated in the Vanguard Rembrandt GEAR UP Drones & Rovers CAMP in partnership with the College 1st Program. Their dedication, creativity, and innovative spirit in exploring the world of technology have truly set a high standard.
This experience not only broadened their technical skills but also enhanced their teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking abilities.
We extend our congratulations to each participant for their amazing work and for representing Rembrandt Secondary with such excellence. Your achievements are not just a source of pride for our school but also an inspiration to your peers and the entire community.
Keep soaring high with your innovative spirit and passion for technology! 🚀🌟#VanguardPride #VanguardAcademy #College1st #VanguardRembrandt
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Open Bids

Vanguard Academy Charter School is inviting bids/proposals for the district’s Access Control System, Cellular Signal Booster System, Classroom Intercoms, First Responder Two Way Radio Booster System, Master Key System, School Gates and Perimeter Fencing, School Generator, Security Window Film and Video Surveillance Systems. Requirements and Terms and Conditions may be obtained online at the link below. Proposals must be submitted by Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time at 2510 S. Veterans Blvd., Edinburg, Texas 75839. Proposals will be thereafter taken under advisement, confidentially evaluated, and used as a factor in the total proposal scoring that will result in a selection. Proposal package and pre-proposal meeting information will be 
available online at www.vanguardachttps://www.vanguardacademy.education/apps/pages/bids


Vanguard Academy reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any or all formalities.
🏆 Celebrating Excellence: Emily De La Garza Heads to the All-Star Volleyball Showcase! Featured Photo

🏆 Celebrating Excellence: Emily De La Garza Heads to the All-Star Volleyball Showcase!

🏐✨ Senior Emily De La Garza was chosen to represent Vanguard Academy in the 2023 West All-Star Volleyball Senior Showcase. Emily was a standout this year, also being chosen as the 2023 31-3A All-District Setter of the Year and All Academic with a GPA of 103.5. 🎓🌟 Emilie is a standout athlete and student at Vanguard Rembrandt Secondary, come cheer her on at the All-Star game on Sunday, December 10th @ 12pm. 📅👏 #VanguardPride #AllStarVolleyball #VanguardAcademy
Region One's 2023 UTECH Conference! Featured Photo

Region One's 2023 UTECH Conference!

👏 Vanguard Academy teachers made a strong impact at Region One's 2023 UTECH Conference! 📚 This year's event was an enriching experience, empowering our educators with up-to-date insights, innovative ideas, and best practices in using instructional technology. 🚀 The highlight of this year's conference was ways to effectively incorporate AI into daily instructional practices. Our teachers joined sessions like "Create Engage and Innovate with Adobe Express," "Use Canva to Create Interactive Lesson Boards," and "The AI Infused Classroom." 💡Vanguard Academy, a MEGAbyte school district, is excited to continue participating in future Region 1 trainings and conferences. 🌟 #Education #EdTech #Region1UTECH #VanguardAcademy
Vanguard Academy's First Green Power Goblin Car Build! Featured Photo

Vanguard Academy's First Green Power Goblin Car Build!

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Vanguard Academy -First Green Power Goblin Car Build
Vanguard inspires future leaders in the field of Science and Engineering.
Students in 4th- 6th grade from all Vanguard Academy campuses attended the event.
5 Robotic teams built their cars in preparation for our Vanguard Grand Prix Oct. 28, 2023.
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Vanguard Academy- Primera Construccion de un auto Goblin de Energía Verde
Vanguard espera inspirar a futuros líderes en el campo de la ingeniería y la ciencia.
Al evento asistieron estudiantes de 4 a 6 grado de todos los Campus de Vanguard.
Cinco equipos robóticos construyeron sus autos en preparación para nuestro Vanguard Grand Prix del 28 de Octubre de 2023.
Awesome job to the Vanguard Academy ESPORTS team who presented at the 2023 R1 ESPORTS SUMMIT! Featured Photo

Awesome job to the Vanguard Academy ESPORTS team who presented at the 2023 R1 ESPORTS SUMMIT!

Their presentation titled, “A New Team Journey” was a success and highlighted the story of how the team was able to win the Region 1 ESPORTS Invitational.
ESPORTS is a competitive gaming league for all grade levels which can give students a sense of community and inclusion. ESPORTS promotes a positive environment that can benefit students in multiple ways such as building 21st Century skills which include critical thinking, communication, and collaboration.
Congratulations to the Beethoven Secondary 7th Grade Boys' Cross Country Team! Featured Photo

Congratulations to the Beethoven Secondary 7th Grade Boys' Cross Country Team!

Congratulations to the Beethoven Secondary 7th Grade boys Cross Country team for winning the 2nd Annual Vanguard Invitational Cross Country meet this past Saturday September 23rd! The boys have been improving and practicing all season which as led them to these great successes! The top 5 finishers for the Gladiators were Joseph Olmos 2nd, Dael Zamora 3rd, Fernando Longoria 6th, Carlos Garcia 10th, and Emiliano Barraclough in 15th! The Gladiators will be back in action next Saturday October 7th, to compete for the District Championship at Pharr Idea College Prep High School!
Congrats to Beethoven Secondary's Girls Varsity Cross Country Team! Featured Photo

Congrats to Beethoven Secondary's Girls Varsity Cross Country Team!

Girls Varsity Cross Country team placed First at Vanguard 2nd annual cross country meet. 7th grade girls also placed First at the invitational. Our Lady Gladiators have been working hard and have a strong will to fight during the race. The Varsity team consist of Nicole Rocha, Daniele Rocha, Marina Mata, Karime Leon, Emily Marquez, Miley Quintanilla, Ski Rodriguez, and Carlota Davila. In the 7th grade girls Aaliayah Briones placed first overall, Asareli Falcon placed 8th, and Victoria Orozco placed 10th. Congratulations to our Lady Gladiators for all their hard work.