The Weslaco Independent School District is located in Weslaco, Texas, the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. The city has a population of approximately 30,000 with an estimated student population of approximately 18,000.
Weslaco is approximately 45 minutes away from South Padre Island, nationally recognized for its beautiful beaches and fishing. Weslaco is also minutes away from two major airports, Harlingen International Airport located in Harlingen, Texas and Miller International Airport located in McAllen, Texas.
The Rio Grande Valley borders the country of Mexico. There are several point of entries along the Rio Grande; two of which are just minutes from Weslaco.
The Weslaco Independent School District is a 21st Century School District comprised of 11 Elementary Schools, 4 Middle Schools, 2 High Schools, and 1 Alternative High School. The District also has an alternative education placement campus for students requiring disciplinary placement.
All facilities are equipped to meet the needs of all students. In addition to the 19 campuses, the District has a beautiful Natatorium, Football Stadium/Complex (equipped with a Jumbo-tron) and a Performing Arts Center all of which are State of the Art.