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Vanguard Academy Public Charter School

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.

 

From data on nearly 24,000 public high schools in 50 states by U.S. News, Vanguard Academy is ranked:

 

#12 in the McAllen, TX metro

#76 in Texas schools

#107 in Charter High Schools

 

Vanguard’s College, Career, Military Readiness (CCMR) Data also ranks at the top among Rio Grande Valley districts.

CCMR

%

TSI Complete

89%

TSI/ELA Complete

88%

TSI/ Math Complete

85%

Met AP Criterion

44%

Dual Credit: ELA/Math

83%

IBC Level I and II Certification

55%

IBC Level II Certification

11%

Associate Degrees

22%

 

We are proud of our award-winning schools, outstanding teachers and staff, committed parents and volunteers who comprise the dedicated team that serves approximately 5,000 students in Pre-K 3 through 12th grade, in eight schools, served by 726 dedicated professionals.