TEA A-Rated Campus + Recipient of 7-of-7 Eligible Distinction Designations
Creating a culture of learning by doing
Non-traditional hands-on learning opportunities
Best in state certified educators + field professionals
Setting students up for success in a competitive & evolving world

Free Bus Transportation

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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Science Academy at a Glance

School District in Texas 

of students take PLTW courses

of six PLTW Distinguished high schools in Texas 

of STISD graduates attend college/university | 1 percent 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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