About Us

Jan. 16 Enrollment Updates: (2016-17 school year) 

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BETA: 9th and 10th
Medical Academy: 9th
Rising Scholars: 7th
Med High: 9th and 10th
Medical Academy: 10th 
Rising Scholars: 8th
Science Academy: 9th and 10th
STPA: 7th
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...

Enrollment for the 2016-2017 School Year:

2014 Community and Student Engagement

Locally Assigned Accountability Ratings:  Click here for 2014 ratings


Why South Texas ISD? 
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BETA student participates in NASA High School Aerospace Scholars Program
Updated on 03/04/2016
Brishiy Cavazos of Donna, a junior at STISD’s BETA campus, was selected to participate in the Texas High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) program hosted by NASA.  
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Med High art students receive regional and area gold medals at VASE Regional Competition
Updated on 03/04/2016
Art students from Med High competed at the regional Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) competition on Saturday, Feb. 6, at Nikki Rowe High School.  
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Med High students rank in Top 20 in National Deloitte Virtual Team Challenge
Updated on 03/03/2016
Students in Sylvia Odoms’ technology class at Med High placed in the Top 20 in the nation in the Deloitte Virtual Team Challenge.  
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We are currently enrolling for the 2016-17 school year.  For additional information, visit the Enrollment page