Accepting applications for free and reduced lunch

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.


The 2019-20 Free and Reduced-Price Meals application is available at every school office and on the STISD website at To have an application mailed, call the campus or Child Nutrition Office at (956) 514-4236. Families can also complete the application through their Infinite Campus Parent Portal. 


For a family of four, the annual household income cannot exceed $33,475 for free lunch and $47,638 for reduced lunch. The complete income eligibility guidelines are linked up to from the Nutrition section of the STISD website.


STISD is comprised of six schools: South Texas ISD Health Professions (Health Professions) in Mercedes, South Texas ISD Medical Professions (Medical Professions) in Olmito, South Texas ISD Preparatory Academy (Preparatory Academy) in Edinburg, South Texas ISD Rising Scholars Academy (Rising Scholars) in San Benito, South Texas ISD Science Academy (Science Academy) in Mercedes, and South Texas ISD World Scholars (World Scholars) in Edinburg.


For more information, contact Child Nutrition Director Oliver Galvan at 514-4236 or