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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...

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RECENT NEWS

Science Academy Electric Car Race Team posing with runner-up sign
Science Academy Team Ranks Highest in the State at Electric Car Competition
Updated on 12/06/2019
The Science Academy Electric Car Club competed at the Texas Greenpower F-24 Race in Angleton, Texas, last month and took home runner-up and the highest ranking in the state. 
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World Scholars senior Matt Juarez recognized as U.S. Border Patrol Head of the Class
World Scholars Senior Matt Juarez recognized as U.S. Border Patrol Head of the Class
Updated on 12/06/2019
Matt Juarez, of San Benito, was one of 15 students recognized by the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector during the department’s Head of the Class award ceremony held on Tuesday, Dec. 3.  
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STISD Schools Earn A's in 2019 Children at Risk Rankings
Updated on 11/12/2019
All STISD campuses earned A's in the 2019 Children at Risk Rankings. 
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South Texas Independent School District is currently enrolling for the Second Semester of the 2019-2020 School Year (to begin attending classes at STISD in January 2020) for 9th grade only at Science Academy (Mercedes) and World Scholars (Edinburg) at 9:00 a.m.  No other grade levels or campuses will be enrolling students for the 2019-2020 school year.

Sign Up now to create your Family and Student Profile and get a start on this process.

For additional information regarding enrollment, visit: http://www.stisd.net/enroll.