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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

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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Photo of winning Team McCormick
Medical Academy Team Wins District Battle of the Books Competition Second Time, Qualifies for Inaugural Regional Meet
Updated on 02/12/2018
A team of three students from South Texas Academy for Medical Professions (Medical Academy) in Olmito won the district’s fourth annual face-to-face Battle of the Books district competition on Friday, Jan. 19, taking the coveted “traveling trophy” for the second year in a row. 
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Invitation to STISD Parent Connection Spring 2018 Meeting
STISD Parents Invited to Attend Parent Connection Meeting on Feb. 15
Updated on 02/06/2018
STISD parents are invited to attend the STISD Parent Connection Spring Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15. 
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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.