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Principal's Message

Thank you for visiting our new website. The Thelma Salinas STEM Early College High School community is proud of our students’ accomplishments.  Our students are making significant progress towards accomplishing their goal of receiving an associate’s degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field. In addition, our students are excelling in many other activities as well including UIL Academics, Robotics, Community Service, and Intermural Sports at STC.

Thelma Salinas STEM is a fully designated early college high school, and also received Texas STEM Academy designation by the Texas Education Agency for the 2016-2017 school year.

T-STEM Mission Statement

T-STEM Academies at La Joya Independent School District will empower students to think critically, reflectively and apply their knowledge and skills to a greater context.  T-STEM students will experience rigorous, relevant, and hands-on learning opportunities that will provide them with a unique education.  Students will receive project-based instruction via a highly integrated curriculum.  T-STEM students will develop relationships with the school community, higher education, technical, and business partners.

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Contact Information

Thelma R. Salinas STEM Early College High School
801 N. College Dr.
La Joya, Texas 78560

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone: (956) 323-2240
Fax: (956) 323-2241