Skip to Main Content
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in Edinburg, TX. It has 634 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.
Address
510 S Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Telephone
(956) 383-1684
Website
Work Here? Claim Your School

South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1130
116 responses
Average ACT
23
103 responses
AP Enrollment
56%

Homes for Sale

realtor.com®
Note: School map boundaries may have changed for the current school year so please contact your school district to verify school assignment for your child.
Do You Work at South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy? Claim Your School Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Median Household Income
$45,038
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$737
National
$949
Median Home Value
$106,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
Report
  • Medieval Fair, Class Volleyball Tournament,
    38%
  • Ocasional Pep Rallys
    23%
  • Field Trips
    15%
  • Fall festival
    13%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Mr. & Ms. BETA
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    2%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
634
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,846
Teachers in First/Second Year
4%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.29 responses
97%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$18,263/ year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.33 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.33 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.33 responses
Schools like South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy
More

South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy Reviews

138 reviews
All Categories
The educational opportunities are great and the councilors are dedicated to your education. Whether it's LGBT, mental problems, disabilities, race, religion or something as simple as music preferences everyone's cool with it all and everyone's accepted. The teachers are very dedicated and filled with character and the students are all very unique in their own ways. It's not big like other high schools but this gives it a comfortable environment because you're around lots of people you know and recognize. The buses go all over the valley. Although, it's not a school for those more interested in sports but there is volleyball competitions with the sister schools and you can join a local school team. There's also not much competing in music but there's still a chance you can and any instrument is acceptable for the music class. The art class is good and there's many that like art. The academics can be a bit challenging but it's nothing excessive to the point of overdoing it.
Start Your Review of South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy
Rate It!
Throughout the beginning of my life, I have spent a majority of my days in school. As I progressed through the grade levels, my maturity grew and along with that my knowledge grew. In my high school, World Scholars, I changed the most here, from my career focus to my academic abilities. Months after I began my freshman year in high school I decided to focus all my efforts to becoming a Veterinarian. So I looked for another high school to attend, perpiculary Med-High since every where in the Rio Grande Valley it is advertised as a perfect pre-med educational institution. So I went to my counselor and explained my situation.
When I first heard about South Texas Business Education & Technology Academy, I was astonished hearing about their career focused classes such as business, education and technology. Each individual is given the opportunity to select an one of the three tracks: business, education or technology which they will taken specific classes regarding their tracks, For that instance, I'm in the business track and I have taken classes such as accounting, business management and international business.