Construction of Brownsville’s new Veterans Memorial High School was completed ahead of schedule. The Rio Grande Valley’s largest high school officially opened to freshmen and sophomores for the very first time in August 2010.The school's first graduating class is 2013. Veterans Memorial is located on U.S. Military Highway across from the River Bend Resort.
It was built with funds from the 2006 school bond. Acacia Ameel was the first principal.