Vanguard Academy ranks as the Best in the Region and 4th in the State!

Vanguard Academy ranks as the best school district in the region and 4th best in the STATE. The 2018-2019 state assessment results and rankings are official! Vanguard academy has once again obtained an A+ for the 2018-2019 school year, placing Vanguard Academy as the very best in the Rio Grande Valley. Texas schools are measured in three indicators and as a district Vanguard Academy performed well especially in a domain called Closing the Gaps, this Domain focuses on the success of Economic Disadvantaged students, Special Education, and English Learners. In Closing the Gaps Vanguard Academy scored a perfect score of 100!! This is an amazing achievement and the results clearly show that Vanguard Academy teachers focus on the success of every single student. 

 All Vanguard Academy schools have a tradition of excellence and student success. For the 18-19 school year Vanguard Academy achieved the Post-Secondary Readiness Indicator for the second year in a row and for the fourth time in five years!! Vanguard Academy earned 25 out of a possible 28 performance distinctions designations along with Back to Back A+ ratings.

 From all the districts, charter schools, and magnet schools in the state of Texas Vanguard Academy is in the top 4! Earlier this year Vanguard Academy secondary schools received the US NewsWeek’s National and Charter Best High Schools 2019 Award ranking the district in the top 1% in the nation.

 All this is possible because of the dedication and effort from our amazing students, teachers, parents, administrators, and staff. Vanguard Academy is the Best Choice in Education!! To God be all the honor and the glory!

 The Texas Education Agency hosts a website where the results of all Texas schools and districts is outlined, for more information please visit

On August 12th, Vanguard Academy had a welcome back event for all staff, where our Superintendent of Schools Dr. Narciso Garcia shared the news about these great achievements, district plans for the future, and the raises for all staff! Please find a photo album of the event as well as photos of the achievement and golden heart awards presented to teachers using the link below!

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