Pharr-San Juan-Alamo North High School

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PSJA North High School
Address
500 East Nolana Loop
Pharr, Texas, USA
Information
Type Public
School district Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Principal Jaime Antonio Verduzco
Grades 9-12
Color(s)           Black & silver
Mascot Raider
Website

Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (PSJA) North High School is a public school in Pharr, Texas (USA). It is part of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District and is one of the district's six high schools.

Located at 500 E. Nolana Loop, the school serves students in grades nine through twelve.

Student demographics[edit]

As of the 2005-2006 school year, PSJA North had a total of 2,209 students (98.2% Hispanic, 1.4% White, 0.3% African American, and less than 0.1% Asian/Pacific Islander). 86.6% of the students are considered economically disadvantaged.

National Recognition[edit]

PSJA North High School was one of the three recipients of the College Board's Inspiration Award in 2011.[1] Former principal Narciso Garcia, several teachers, and two seniors represented the school at the College Board's annual forum in New York on October 2011. The two seniors gave short speeches in front of over 2000 educators from across the nation.[2]

2007-08 Accountability rating[edit]

Based on the accountability ratings released by the Texas Education Agency on August 1, 2008, PSJA North is currently rated "Academically Acceptable".[3]

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Kevin Closner, Founder and CEO of C. Warden Records
  • Dem Valley Boyz, Famous rap group

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