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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

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Four STISD High Schools Among the Best
Updated on 05/10/2018
All four South Texas Independent School District (STISD) high schools ranked among the best in the state and nation in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best High Schools list.  
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Fifth Annual Sci Tech EDD Presents Conference Scheduled for April 27
Updated on 04/23/2018
The Science Academy of South Texas (Sci Tech) will hold its fifth annual “Engineering Design & Development (EDD) Presents” Conference – this year dubbed “EDD Presents 5.0” – on Friday, April 27. 
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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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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.