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Welcome to South Texas Independent School District

South Texas Independent School District (STISD) serves junior high and high school students who live along the southernmost tip of Texas, the region known as the Rio Grande Valley. The district stretches over three counties - Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy - and overlaps 28 other school districts, an area of 3,643 miles. Read more...

Enrollment for the 2015-2016 School Year:

Enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Below is a list of enrollment start times by campus:

Med High: 9:00 a.m. (Med High is closed.)
Medical Academy: 10:00 a.m.
Science Academy: 11:00 a.m. (Science Academy 9th grade is closed.)
BETA: 12:00 p.m.
STPA: 1:00 p.m. (STPA is closed.)
STARS (new junior high - 7th-grade only): 2:00 p.m.

Learn more about the Enrollment process here.

For all technology-related questions and concerns, please call the STISD Technology Department at 956-514-0752.

For all questions regarding enrollment, curriculum, the district or individual campuses, please call the individual STISD campus phone numbers listed below:

• BETA: 956-383-1684 or 800-474-6040
• Med High: 956-565-2237 or 866-546-2263
• Medical Academy: 956-399-4331 or 800-784-7722
• Sci Tech: 956-565-4620 or 866-611-3622
• STARS: 956-399-4331 or 800-784-7722
• STPA: 956-381-5522 or 866-781-7872
• Central Office: 956-565-2454 or 800-217-8839

2014 Community and Student Engagement
Locally Assigned Accountability Ratings:  Click here for 2014 ratings

Recent News
2013-2014 District & Campus Performance Report
Posted on 01/20/2015
The District & Campus Performance Report is available on the district website.  READ MORE...
United Way's VITA Program Will Offer Free Income Tax Preparation Services
Posted on 01/19/2015
United Way's VITA Program will offer free income tax preparation services at 14 sites in Hidalgo and Starr Counties. Sites are also available in Cameron County. Please call 211 for those sites.   READ MORE...
STISD to Open Enrollment for the 2015-2016 School Year on Saturday, Jan. 17
Posted on 01/16/2015
Enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year for all STISD campuses will open on Saturday, Jan. 17.  READ MORE...
STISD and Campuses Ranked Among the Best in Texas
Posted on 12/19/2014
South Texas Independent School District (STISD) and all of its campuses were ranked among the best in the state in the Niche 2015 Best K-12 Schools list released this week.  READ MORE...

  January 2015  
Go to Main Calendar

   Parent Connection Meeting (STPA)
   Feb 19 2015 at 06:00 PM


100 Med High Dr.
Mercedes, TX 78570

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  • South Texas Independent School District (956) 565-2454
  • 100 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570