The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District is one of the strongest academic school districts in South Texas and proven to be among the best in the state.
Los Fresnos CISD students, especially those who are economically disadvantaged, have consistently outperformed the state and regional averages. The Board of Trustees, administration, and staff are committed to making Los Fresnos CISD one of the top districts in the state.
There are numerous achievements that the district board, administration, teachers, and staff are very proud of.
- AP District Honor Roll by the College Board – 1 of 18 districts in the state
- “A” Rated District by Texas Education Agency – 2 straight years (the only district in Cameron County to do so)
- Postsecondary Readiness Distinction by Texas Education Agency – 1 of only 5 school districts in Texas to have received the award 6 straight years
- Honor Roll District by Educational Results Partnership – 1 of only 6 school districts in Texas and 1 of only 3 to have received the honor all 4 years (since the inception of the award)
- Graduates attending Ivy League schools – Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Princeton – and prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Gates Scholars, AP Scholars, National Hispanic Scholars
- 19 available Career and Technical Education Industry-Based Certifications
- 16 available Dual Enrollment courses – Potential 66 college hours
- 18 available Advanced Placement courses – Potential 66 college hours
- Past Recipient of Gaston Caperton Award by the College Board
- Project Lead The Way Distinguished Schools – All 9 elementary schools
- National Blue Ribbon Schools – Olmito Elementary 2015; Rancho Verde Elementary 2017
- Coding Labs at All Elementary Schools
- Award-Winning and State Qualifier Navy JROTC Program – 18 years
- International SeaPerch Challenge Qualifier – 2 straight years
- Award-Winning and State Champion Conjunto and Mariachi Programs
- Extra-Curricular Opportunities including Chess, Choir, Dance, Robotics
- Finance – “A” Rating by Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) Superior Achievement 18 straight years