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  Submit your application in FACTS. 

  • Create Account: Click on the online application button below and go to apply now. 

    • You will be asked for your email address and a password (create your own).

  • Complete the online Application Form

    • Provide all necessary information asked on the online application for the sections regarding student, parent, special services, family information, and requirements. 

​​​​Take the SJA Entrance Exam

  • To schedule an appointment with the Office of Admissions call (956) 542-3581 EXT. 359 or email

Upload the following documents: (either mail or email  your documents to us, or upload them into your application portal)

  • copy of the previous year's and most recent report card

  • copy of most recent standardized test scores (IOWA, STAR, etc.)

  • Student photo (School picture)

Two letters of recommendation. Electronic letters of recommendation requests can be sent from SJA’s online system before you submit the application.

  • Provide student's English and Math teachers' email


  • Applicants (students) must answer the indicated question in a well-written paragraph (4-6 sentences).


  • Your child will be asked to interview with a selection committee if prompted.

Pay the application fee. (Application waivers are available to qualifying students: For more information please call the Admissions Office at (956) 542-3581 ext.359) 

  • Priority Application Deadline: September 15, 2023 ($50 fee)

  • Regular Application Deadline: October 31, 2023 ($50 fee)

  • Late Application: Submissions after October 31, 2023 ($75 fee)

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Acceptance letters will be mailed out to all those who took the entrance exam and submitted their applications during the priority application period by the first week of December.

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  • Once accepted, a $650 deposit is required to enroll, thereby securing their student’s spot in their class.

  • If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at (956)542-3581 ext. 359 or

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The application for tuition assistance is a separate online application through Facts Management. To learn more about tuition assistance, click here. To apply for tuition assistance, click here. For families applying for tuition assistance, award amounts will be notified on a first-come, first-served basis. The application for tuition assistance is available on November 1, 2023, and the deadline is January 31, 2024.

**Your application is considered complete when you have correctly submitted the online application and all required documents.

**The online application, documentation, and letters of recommendation must be submitted in order to be considered for tuition assistance.








Photograph of Marisol DeLuze
Marisol DeLuze
Director of Admissions