Preparing you for college, a career and life
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Best of both worlds - competitive academics + athletics
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Providing the best hands-on experience through best in state educators and field professionals
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Find your fit: Choose from 10 different careers, 22 programs of study, over 90 course offerings + the opportunity to graduate with one of 40 available certifications
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Follow your passions + join the ever-growing community of leaders and innovators
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Our Schools

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Students come from three Rio Grande Valley Counties: 

Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy

Area of 3,643 miles

Hidalgo Edinburg Mercedes Willacy Cameron San Benito Olmito
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510 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

(956) 383-1684

900 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570

(956) 565-4620

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151 S. Helen Moore Rd., San Benito, TX 78586

(956) 399-4358

724 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539

(956) 381-5522

10650 North Expressway 77/83, Olmito, TX 78575

(956) 214-6100

700 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570

(956) 565-2237

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Serving STISD's tri-county area | 956.514.4201

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Welcome to STISD's seventh and newest campus, an all-virtual learning option for RGV

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South Texas ISD at a Glance

best places to teach in Texas 

Best Teachers in Texas 

school district in Texas 

of STISD graduates attend college/university | 1%: Military 

STISD and campuses rank among the best in Niche Best Schools Rankings for ninth consecutive year

Niche just released its 2023 Best Schools K-12 School & District Rankings, and for the ninth year in a row, South Texas Independent School District (STISD) and its campuses ranked among the best in the state and nation. 

With an A+ overall grade, STISD ranked 2nd in Texas (out of 1,018 school districts ranked) and 38th in the nation (out of 10,751 districts ranked) in the Best School Districts rankings.

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South Texas ISD and UTRGV commit to expanding dual enrollment program

This week South Texas Independent School District (STISD) and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) held an announcement and signing ceremony to commemorate the expansion of their longstanding partnership, which now includes all four of STISD’s high schools as collegiate schools.

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