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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...

2015 Community and Student Engagement
Locally Assigned Accountability Ratings:  Click here for 2015 ratings

2016-2017  District & Campus Performance Report: Click here for ratings

Strategic Plan 2017-2022

RECENT NEWS

STISD Students and Staff Members to Learn to Fly Next Week
Updated on 06/01/2018
Nineteen STISD students and two faculty and staff members will learn to fly this summer as part of the 2018 Summer Aviation Camp. 
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STISD Campuses to Offer Free Breakfast and Lunch June 4-July 11
Updated on 05/31/2018
Children 18 and under are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch at four of South Texas Independent School District’s campuses this summer. The meals will be served at Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas (Rising Scholars), South Texas Academy for Medical Professions (Medical Academy), South Texas Business, Education & Technology Academy (BETA) and The Science Academy of South Texas (Science Academy).  
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Students in front of Code RGV Classroom on Wheels bus
Four STISD Campuses Named to Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll
Updated on 05/23/2018
Four campuses within South Texas Independent School District (STISD) were named to the 2017-2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for their high achievement and student success.  
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FEATURES

Announcements

2018-2019 Enrollment:
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.  

Below are the campuses and grades for which we are still accepting applications:
BETA (Edinburg): 9th and 10th
Rising Scholars Academy (San Benito): 7th and 8th

All other campuses are no longer accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. If you are on a wait list for any of the campuses, the campus will send you notification later in the spring or summer, if space becomes available.

Click here to complete an application for 2018-2019 enrollment.