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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

Med High student Betsy Abraham is presented with Good Citizen Award by two representatives of Lt. Thomas Barlow Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution
Med High Student Recognized by Daughters of the American Revolution as a 'Good Citizen'
Updated on 04/03/2018
Med High senior Betsy Abraham recently received the Good Citizen award from the Lt. Thomas Barlow Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 
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Chris Choi- Science Academy sophomore
Student receives presidential recognition for serving community
Updated on 03/23/2018
A casual leisure weekend typically becomes the go-to for most after a busy week, but for Chris Choi, weekends are quite the opposite.  
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Two Medical Academy students doing screenings on community members
Medical Academy Students Combating Diabetes Epidemic in RGV
Updated on 02/20/2018
A group of three students from South Texas Academy for Medical Professions (Medical Academy) in Olmito has made it a mission to counter the diabetes epidemic in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV).  
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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.