STISD Student Population Reflects Ethnic Diversity

Ethnic Diversity Seen in STISD Student Population
Posted on 12/13/2017
The STISD Board of Directors received the 2017-18 Student Gender and Ethnicity Report at the Oct. 24 board meeting.

Of the 4,276 current STISD students, there are 2,332 total females (54.54 percent) and 1,944 total males (45.46 percent).

The breakdown of gender status by ethnicity is as follows:
• American Indian or Alaskan Native Female: 3 students (0.07 percent);
• American Indian or Alaskan Native Male: 1 student (0.02 percent);
• Total American Indian or Alaskan Native: 4 students (0.09 percent);
• Asian Female: 181 students (4.23 percent);
• Asian Male: 214 students (5.00 percent);
• Total Asian: 385 students (9.00 percent);
• Black or African American Female: 15 students (0.35 percent);
• Black or African American Male: 23 students (0.54 percent);
• Total Black or African American: 38 students (0.89 percent);
• Hispanic Female: 2,000 students (46.77 percent);
• Hispanic Male: 1,581 students (36.97 percent);
• Total Hispanic: 3,581 students (83.75 percent);
• Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Female: 0 students (0.00 percent);
• Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Male: 0 students (0.00 percent);
• Total Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0 students (0.00 percent);
• Two or More Races Female: 16 students (0.37 percent);
• Two or More Races Male: 14 students (0.33 percent);
• Total Students of Two or More Races: 30 students (0.70 percent);
• White Female: 117 students (2.74 percent);
• White Male: 120 students (2.81 percent); and
• Total White: 237 students (5.54 percent).
As of Sept. 26, 2017, total student enrollment at each campus is as follows:

• Total enrollment at South Texas Business, Education & Technology Academy (BETA) is 632;
• Total enrollment at South Texas Academy for Medical Professions (Medical Academy) is 855;
• Total enrollment at South Texas High School for Health Professions (Med High) is 871;
• Total enrollment at The Science Academy of South Texas (Science Academy) is 804;
• Total enrollment at South Texas Preparatory Academy is 615; and
• Total enrollment at Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas (Rising Scholars) is 499.

For the full 2017-18 Student Gender and Ethnicity Report, click here.