South Texas Independent School District
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).
|School District Name||South Texas Independent School District|
|School District Website||http://www.stisd.net|
|School District Phone Number||(956) 514-4216|
|School District Grades Offered||07 - 12|
|2018-2019 School Year Data||This School District||This State (TX)|
|# of Schools||6 Schools||8,950 Schools|
|# of Students||4,245 Students||5,396,248 Students|
|# of Teachers||296 Teachers||355,266 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||15:1|
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 Data||This School District||State Average (TX)|
Overall District Rank
|#8 out of 1201 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||4 Students||20,584 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||385 Students||235,497 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||3,553 Students||2,825,310 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||38 Students||679,965 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||234 Students||1,504,369 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||8,027 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||30 Students||122,410 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
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:||573||402,180|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||539||398,317|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||1,023||433,439|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||814||397,445|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||675||371,962|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||621||345,174|
|# 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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (TX)|
|Total Revenue||$65 MM||$11 MM|
|Spending||$60 MM||$11 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$15,322||$12,556|
|Revenue / Student||$14,091||$12,335|
Best South Texas Independent School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.724 Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grades: 7-8 | 615 students
- Rank: #22.151 S Helen Moore Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
Grades: 7-8 | 497 students
- Rank: #33.510 S Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grades: 9-12 | 623 students
- Rank: #44.10650 N Expy 77 83
Olmito, TX 78575
Grades: 9-12 | 848 students
- Rank: #55.900 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grades: 9-12 | 801 students
- Rank: #66.700 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grades: 9-12 | 861 students
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