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Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Click here to enroll.



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lcome 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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Strategic Plan 2017-2022






RECENT NEWS

Four Science Academy students standing in Science Academy Innovation Lab makerspace
Science Academy Students Invited to Present at National Project Lead the Way Summit
Updated on 01/22/2019
Four students from The Science Academy of South Texas in Mercedes will present at the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Summit next month on how the program has influenced them. 
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Enrollment begins Jan. 12. Visit www.stisd.net for information on how to create your family profile now.
2019-2020 Enrollment for STISD Middle and High Schools Begins Jan. 12
Updated on 01/07/2019
STISD will open enrollment for the 2019-20 school year for both middle schools and all four high schools at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12. 
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Medical Academy Luz Zamora seated in student lounge
Medical Academy Counselor Named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction
Updated on 12/20/2018
Luz Zamora, a counselor at STISD's Medical Academy campus in Olmito, was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). 
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2019-2020 Enrollment:
Enrollment for the 2019-2020 School Year will open at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12

Although seat reservation requests will not be accepted until that day and time, you can visit our district SchoolMint page now to create your Family Profile and Student Profile and get a start on the process.