Transportation

The district stretches over three counties: Cameron, Hidalgo & Willacy, and overlaps 28 other school districts, an area of 3,643 miles. Inside STISD, we provide free transportation to all students enrolled at one of our six campuses. 

2021-2022 Bus Schedules:
Edinburg (Preparatory Academy and World Scholars) Bus Routes (effective Sept. 7)
Mercedes (Health Professions and Science Academy) Bus Routes (effective Oct. 18)
Olmito (Medical Professions) Bus Routes (effective Sept. 7)
San Benito (Rising Scholars) Bus Routes (effective Sept. 7)


Please note that the bus schedules are subject to change.  


Please contact the Transportation Department for any questions regarding the 2021-2022 bus schedules through the following numbers:

- Edinburg: Armando Aguirre at (956) 318-8523 or (956) 494-4962
- Mercedes: Norma Basaldua at (956) 514-4240 or (956) 376-3415
- Rising Scholars Academy (San Benito): Rey Avila at (956) 532-1480
- Medical Professions (Olmito): Rick Ansiso at (956) 494-4986 
- STISD Transportation Coordinator: Rudy Hernandez at (956) 514-4241 or (956) 564-3627

Please arrive at the bus stop at least five minutes before the scheduled departure time. For the safety of the students, bus drivers are instructed not to open the doors at traffic lights or other undesignated stops to pick up students who missed the bus.

Busses seen leaving for routes