Opportunity to earn up to 14 high school credits
Competitive academic, sports and extracurriculars
Non-traditional hands-on learning opportunities

Free Bus Transportation

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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You're invited: District Title I Family Literacy Meeting on March 21 - Saving for College

STISD is hosting a District Title I Family Literacy Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the STISD Central Administration Teaching & Learning Center, located at 7001 E. Expressway 83 in Mercedes. Leticia Romero, President of the Curiman Brokers of the Rio Grande Valley, will present on the topic “Saving for College.”

All STISD parents are invited to attend.

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In Frame: Ruben Ramirez

Ruben see’s his future but lives for the moment.

He aspires to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a lawyer just like dad.

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STISD & Parent ProTech Partner to Promote Online Safety

STISD is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Parent ProTech, a platform focused on digital citizenship education and online safety. The partnership aims to empower families, students, and educators with the tools and knowledge to safely navigate the digital landscape. 

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