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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Rising Scholars Academy at a Glance

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All South Texas ISD high schools ranked in the top four percent in the state and nation in U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best High Schools

All four South Texas Independent School District (STISD) high schools ranked within the top four percent of schools in the state and nation in the 2024 Best High Schools Rankings recently released by U.S. News & World Report.

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Science Academy Receives National Recognition from Project Lead the Way for Commitment to Empowering Students

Science Academy has been recognized as a 2023-24 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School, marking the sixth consecutive year the campus has earned this distinction. The campus is one of just a few hundred high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW Computer Science and Engineering.

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Now registering: STISD Senior Summit for Rising Seniors (Class of 2025)

This summer, STISD will hold a Senior Summit for rising seniors in the Class of 2025. Rising seniors are encouraged to join us to get a head start on senior year. Topics to be covered include:

- Testing Information/Dates
- FAFSA Information
- College Applications
- Scholarships
- Resume Building/Volunteering
- Social-Emotional Transitional Skills

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