About Us

Mission Statement


Medina Valley Independent School District will provide its students with a superior and diverse education that inspires excellence, promotes accountability and values, and encourages all students to achieve their highest potential.

Core Beliefs
Medina Valley ISD, in partnership with the Medina Valley Community, believes that:
  • Education and student success are the shared responsibility of the home, school, and community.
  • All students and staff are entitled to an emotionally and physically safe environment.
  • Access to and responsible use of current technology is essential.
  • Students with pride and respect for the school have a greater commitment to achieving their highest potential.
  • All students are responsible for their choices, actions, and learning.
  • All decisions will be based on students’ needs with their best interest in mind.
  • All students have the ability to learn.
  • All students will receive a challenging, balanced, and well-rounded education.
  • The diversity of our students fosters experiences that teach them to value and respect the differences of others.
  • All students will be encouraged and challenged to be self-directed, critical thinkers and life-long learners.
  • A quality education addresses all students’ academic, social, and emotional needs.
  • All electives and extracurricular activities enhance academic skills and are critical to a well-rounded education.
About Medina Valley ISD
Medina Valley I.S.D. is located just 20 minutes west of downtown San Antonio on U.S. Highway 90. The District is comprised of approximately 4,500 students and has 5 campuses: 3 elementary, 1 middle school and 1 high school. The proud students of the Panther Nation come from the cities of Castroville, La Coste, Rio Medina, Dunlay, Mico and parts of San Antonio. Over the past several years, Medina Valley has seen consistent growth in student enrollment and now averages 225 new students a year. The District consistently outscores all State averages in accountability ratings and testing. The school community is constantly changing with new facilities and building additions being added from year to year. The District excels in all academic and extracurricular activities and has a large fan base for all activities. For more campus information, you can contact the campuses directly.