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    VMA End-of-Year Awards

    VMA district and campus leaders honored top students for their academic achievements during an awards ceremony. Read More..

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    The VMA Chess Team places 7th in the Nation!

    The Veterans Memorial 9th Grade Academy competed in the Super Nationals Chess Tournament on May 12-14, 2017.  The VMA chess team placed 7th in the K-9 Championship division. Go VMA!     Jeremy Sauceda, Romeo Garcia, Michael Thomas, Jacob Reyna, … Read More..

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    3rd Annual VMA Quinceañera- Masquerade

    The Veterans Memorial 9th Grade academy celebrated its 3rd Annual Quinceañera on May 19, 2017.  Principal Gilbert Galvan initiated this event at VMA to help preserve the cultural tradition of the Mexican American community.  Over 30 students were celebrated in this event.   Special … Read More..

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    When Sean Speaks

    Sean and Mom, Jenny, have a powerful message that they share with others. Read More..

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    Lady Hounds close out regular season with 10-0 win over Lady Cards

    Congratulations! Read More..

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    Texas Independence Celebration

    Some pictures from Saturday, March 18, 2017 Read More..

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    Texas Public School Week- Veterans Memorial Academy

    Open House- Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:30 p.m.- 7: 30 p.m.                 Read More..

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    VMA Cheerleaders compete in Orlando, Florida

    The VMA Cheerleaders formed a competition team with SBHS Junior Varsity and Varsity teams. They earned a bid to UCA Nationals through a regional competition in November and recently represented San Benito in Orlando, Florida at the ESPN Wide World … Read More..

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    VMA Chess Team heading to Supernationals!

    Congratulations to the Veterans Memorial Chess Team.  On February 4th and 5th the chess team competed in the 2017 TCA Region VIII tournament held in Los Fresnos, Texas. Read More..

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    VMA recognizes staff

    Merry Christmas! Read More..

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    Science Fair winners

    VMA Principal Gilbert Galvan congratulates the school’s Science Fair winners. Read More..

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    Pep Rally

    Photo Gallery Read More..

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    Happy Boss’ Day!

    Your dedication, passion and vision are really inspiring. Thank you for everything that you do.       Read More..

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    Oct. 2016 Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation

    Regular school board meeting Read More..

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    Class of 2020

    Class of 2020 Read More..

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    First Pep Rally of the year at VMA

    On Thursday September 8, 2016 VMA held its first Pep Rally of the year.  Go Hounds!         Read More..

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    Meet the Teacher Night at VMA

    Meet the Teachers night welcomed students and families to Veterans Memorial Academy.  This provided families a time to meet the teachers and review expectations for the year.         Read More..

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    Fish Camp 2016 @ Veterans Memorial Academy

    Fish Camp welcomed the Freshman class to Veterans Memorial 9th Grade Academy with the purpose of giving our students an opportunity to have fun, make friends, and learn more about life at  VMA.       Read More..

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    Congratulations, VMA cheer champions!

    They came home with three gold superiors ribbons Read More..

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    Fish Camp Orientation

    Submit your enrollment information online. Read More..


TSI Test & Review Dates

Afterschool Program Academic Assistance – Spring 2017

Calendar & Schedules


VMA Quinceanera

May 19, 2017

VMA Chess Academy

Monday- Friday    

Afterschool Program Academic Tutorials

Monday-Thursday 4:16-5:30 p.m. English I, Biology, Algebra I  

Saturday Academies @ VMA

March 4th & 25th, 2017 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Transportation will be provided

Contact Information

phone 956-276-6000
956-276-6008 - fax

msg Gilbert Galvan

san Veterans Memorial
2115 N. Williams Road
San Benito, TX 78586

Hours of Operation:
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM


About Veterans Memorial Academy

Home of the Greyhounds!

The purpose of the Ninth Grade Academy is to help ninth graders transition from smaller middle schools to the large and academically challenging San Benito High School. The purpose is to provide the support for this transition, our campus is organized similar to our district’s middle schools while offering courses for graduation that provide the foundation for a successful high school career.