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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...

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FAFSA/TASFA application available Oct. 1
Updated on 09/30/2016
Starting Oct. 1, the FAFSA/TASFA application will be available for families to fill out the form needed to apply for financial aid.  
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STISD board member Elected to State Association Board
Updated on 09/30/2016
The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has elected Yolanda Cuellar of South Texas ISD to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 1, Position B.  
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Medical Academy Chess Prodigy Wins 2016 FIDE Master
Updated on 09/28/2016
For many, success comes later in life, but for others – including Priya Trakru, a sophomore at South Texas Academy for Medical Professions (Medical Academy) in Olmito – there is a different game plan.  
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