The proximity of schools and shopping centers and recreational, make our neighborhood the ideal place for you and your family.
Major Shopping, Dining and Groceries Stores
Big network of acute care hospitals such Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg Regional Medical Center and Edinburg Children’s Hospital.
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
and World Birding Center
The center sits on 40 acres within a city park, near the heart of the City of Edinburg. Built on reclaimed farm-fields and next to the city’s effluent & flood water ponds, the Center is a showcase for wildlife and a native habitat site set amidst an urban setting.
As for students, the peak enrollment for the 2013/2014 school year was 33,412, and the district continues to grow at a rate of approximately 5% annually. The superintendent is Dr. Rene Gutierrez. In 2009, the school district was rated “academically acceptable” by the Texas Education Agency.
The school district’s police force of 78 sworn police officers, 30 security officers and three K9 officers includes a SWAT team equipped with military surplus gear acquired under the Department of Defense Excess Property Program.
The University Of Texas Rio Grande Valley
At UTRGV, students are afforded opportunities to gain valuable life lessons, and engage in challenging diverse activities in a vibrant campus environment. Part of the UTRGV experience is student life, which includes living on campus, linking up with some of the nearly 250 student organizations, studying abroad in one of more than 30 programs, and cheering on our 16 NCAA Division I athletics teams. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is one of the largest Hispanic-serving institutions in the country and ranks 1st in Texas for awarding the most graduate and undergraduate degrees to Hispanics, 1st in Texas for performance of first generation students, and 1st in Texas for social mobility.
UTRGV awards $250 million in financial aid yearly, and offers guaranteed tuition plans, which means tuition will not increase for four years.
Every day, our groundbreaking research and thriving campus community are uniting, serving, and transforming the Rio Grande Valley and the lives within it.
TEAM NAME: Vaqueros