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STISD continues to encourage Advanced Placement (AP) & International Baccalaureate (IB) participation for all students
Posted on 09/09/2019
Believing in the importance of participation in higher-level courses and the effects on student success, STISD encourages all students to participate in these offerings. The 2019 Score Report shows the district's progress in this area.  READ MORE... about STISD continues to encourage Advanced Placement (AP) & International Baccalaureate (IB) participation for all students
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STISD recognized for 2019 State Accountability Ratings
Posted on 09/09/2019
All six STISD campuses and the district community as a whole were recognized on Tuesday, Aug. 27, for earning As in this year's State Accountability System.  READ MORE... about STISD recognized for 2019 State Accountability Ratings
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Criselda Rodriguez Flores hired to lead Rising Scholars Academy
Posted on 09/09/2019
During the Aug. 27 meeting, the STISD board of directors hired Criselda Rodriguez Flores as the new principal of South Texas ISD Rising Scholars Academy (Rising Scholars).   READ MORE... about Criselda Rodriguez Flores hired to lead Rising Scholars Academy
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Board receives positive update on District of Innovation Plan
Posted on 09/09/2019
STISD is beginning its third year as a District of Innovation (DOI). The district's annual DOI report shows how the plan continues to benefit the district.  READ MORE... about Board receives positive update on District of Innovation Plan
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World Scholars Student Attends Tapia Say STEM Camp at Rice
Posted on 09/05/2019
South Texas ISD World Scholars student, Nicolas Strom, was among a select group from around the state to attend the prestigious Tapia Say STEM Camp at Rice University.  READ MORE... about World Scholars Student Attends Tapia Say STEM Camp at Rice
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Science Academy Senior Tracks Near-Earth Asteroid through Summer Science Program
Posted on 08/30/2019
Science Academy senior Daniel Fleming, of Mission, was one of 35 students selected worldwide to participate in this summer's Summer Science Program.  READ MORE... about Science Academy Senior Tracks Near-Earth Asteroid through Summer Science Program
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STISD and Campuses Rank Among Best in State and Nation in Niche 2020
Posted on 08/29/2019
South Texas Independent School District (STISD) ranked 3rd in Texas (out of 1,002 school districts ranked) and 38th in the nation (out of 10,782 districts ranked) in the 2020 Best School Districts rankings released this month.   READ MORE... about STISD and Campuses Rank Among Best in State and Nation in Niche 2020
Former STISD superintendent, Dr. Marla Guerra, is presented with honorary doctoral degree from Baylor College of Medicine
Long-time STISD Superintendent Receives Honorary Degree Commemorating Partnership with Baylor College of Medicine
Posted on 08/28/2019
Former STISD superintendent Marla M. Guerra, Ed.D., received an honorary doctoral degree from longtime educational partner Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in recognition of her many years of work to bring opportunities for students interested in medicine, science and the health professions, to the Rio Grande Valley.   READ MORE... about Long-time STISD Superintendent Receives Honorary Degree Commemorating Partnership with Baylor College of Medicine
Upcoming Dept. Trainings + District In-Service
Posted on 08/05/2019
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. The District In-Service will be held on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Harlingen Convention Center, located at 701 Harlingen Heights Drive.  READ MORE... about Upcoming Dept. Trainings + District In-Service
Accepting applications for free and reduced lunch
Posted on 07/24/2019
South Texas Independent School District (STISD) is now accepting applications for free and reduced-price meals for the 2019-20 school year.  READ MORE... about Accepting applications for free and reduced lunch
STISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in State and Nation
Posted on 05/06/2019
Last week U.S. News & World Report published its 2019 Best High Schools Rankings, in which all four South Texas Independent School District (STISD) high schools rank among the best in the state and nation.   READ MORE... about STISD High Schools Rank Among the Best in State and Nation
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Board approves BETA’s transformation to South Texas ISD World Scholars
Posted on 04/10/2019
The STISD Board of Directors approved a program change and name change for BETA going into the 2019-2020 school year. Learn more here.  READ MORE... about Board approves BETA’s transformation to South Texas ISD World Scholars