The Science Academy of South Texas - Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

During the 2005-06 school year, the Science Academy of South Texas was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive.

In 2003, it was placed 8th on Newsweek magazine's listing of "America's Best High Schools".

In its November 30, 2007, U.S. News & World Report ranked Science Academy #23 on its list of America's Best High Schools. Sci Tech's sister schools South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy (BETA) came in at 54th place, and South Texas High School for Health Professions (Med High) was ranked 64th.

In 2010, the school was ranked number twelve on Newsweek's ranking of the best high schools in the nation. It was also ranked third among Texas high schools.

In 2011, Science Academy was ranked number twenty six on The Washington Review.

In the 2012 issue of the U.S. News & World Report, the Science Academy ranked at number 48. Its sister schools Med High and BETA ranked 104th and 245th, respectively. Sci Tech's Advanced Placement (AP) exam passing rate was at 44%. BETA had a passing rate of 15% and Med High had a passing rate of 27%.

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