Sinton Independent School District
Sinton is located in San Patricio county. Less than 30 miles (48 km) north of Corpus Christi, it is situated close to the Gulf of Mexico and the amenities of an urban area. Many churches, representing various denominations, thrive in Sinton. The citizens have access to a hospital close at hand. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi provides higher education opportunities.
Sinton ISD has an enrollment of 2,100+ students in its 200+ square mile area. Students attend classes on one of four campuses, including Sinton High School, E. Merle Smith Middle School, Sinton Elementary, and Welder Elementary. 78.7% of the student body is Hispanic, 19.8% is White, with the remaining 1.5% Black, Asian, and Native American students.
Academically, Sinton ISD has performed well and is a state of Texas "Recognized" district. The elementary grades employ a variety of teaching strategies and curricula, including Balanced Literacy, Accelerated Reader, and Reading Renaissance. The Talent Pool enriches potentially gifted students in all content areas.
- Sinton High School (Grades 9-12)
- E. Merle Smith Middle School (Grades 6-8)
- Sinton Elementary (Grades 3-5)
- Welder Elementary (Grades PK-2)
- Dave Odem Learning Center