South Texas Independent School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,245 students in South Texas Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in South Texas Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South Texas Independent School District are South Texas Preparatory Academy, Rising Scholars Academy Of South Texas and South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South Texas Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameSouth Texas Independent School District
School District Websitehttp://www.stisd.net
School District Phone Number(956) 514-4216
School District Grades Offered07 - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (TX)
# of Schools6 Schools8,950 Schools
# of Students4,245 Students5,396,248 Students
# of Teachers296 Teachers355,266 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Rank

South Texas Independent School District, which is ranked #8 of all 1,200 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 99% has increased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#8 out of 1201 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Texas Independent   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Texas Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Texas Independent   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥99%
89%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.290.64
# of American Indian Students4 Students20,584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students385 Students235,497 Students
% Asian Students
9%
4%
# of Hispanic Students3,553 Students2,825,310 Students
% Hispanic Students
84%
52%
# of Black Students38 Students679,965 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# of White Students234 Students1,504,369 Students
% White Students
5%
28%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student8,027 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students30 Students122,410 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 254,602
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 371,403
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 388,440
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 394,215
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 409,782
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 413,320
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 413,857
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 402,112
# of Students in 7th Grade:573402,180
# of Students in 8th Grade:539398,317
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,023433,439
# of Students in 10th Grade:814397,445
# of Students in 11th Grade:675371,962
# of Students in 12th Grade:621345,174
# of Ungraded Students: - -

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,322 is higher than the state median of $12,556. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,091 is higher than the state median of $12,335. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (TX)
Total Revenue$65 MM$11 MM
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Spending$60 MM$11 MM
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Revenue / Student$15,322$12,556
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Revenue / Student$14,091$12,335
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Texas Independent   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best South Texas Independent School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    South Texas Preparatory Academy Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    724 Sugar Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78539
    (956) 381-5522

    Grades: 7-8 | 615 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Rising Scholars Academy Of South Texas Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    151 S Helen Moore Rd
    San Benito, TX 78586
    (956) 399-4358

    Grades: 7-8 | 497 students
  • Rank: #33.
    South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    510 S Sugar Rd
    Edinburg, TX 78539
    (956) 383-1684

    Grades: 9-12 | 623 students
  • Rank: #44.
    South Texas Academy For Medical Professions Magnet School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10650 N Expy 77 83
    Olmito, TX 78575
    (956) 214-6100

    Grades: 9-12 | 848 students
  • Rank: #55.
    The Science Academy Of South Texas Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    900 Med High Dr
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 565-4620

    Grades: 9-12 | 801 students
  • Rank: #66.
    South Texas H S For Health Professions Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 Med High Dr
    Mercedes, TX 78570
    (956) 565-2237

    Grades: 9-12 | 861 students
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