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Message from the Superintendent

​Mercedes ISD Staff, 
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!  It is an honor and a privilege to serve the students and the staff of Mercedes ISD as the new Superintendent of Schools.  Mercedes Independent School District was built on a culture of pride and traditions that have long been a part of this unique, family-oriented community. A community which is recognized as being one of the first established, and most historical cities, in the Rio Grande Valley.  Our staff at Mercedes ISD will continue to uphold these traditions and ensure that our students take pride in their school, their family, and their community.   Not only will we teach our youth the importance of long-standing traditions, but will continue to work diligently toward preparing them for demands of the 21st Century.  It is our duty and obligation to ensure our students give back to their community, remain competitive in today’s global economy, and become productive citizens of society.
As Superintendent of Mercedes ISD, I am fully committed to lead and guide our district towards unprecedented levels of excellence.  My educational philosophy has always been one of servant leadership.  I will humbly continue with that same philosophy as I strive to serve our students, our staff, and our entire school community. The best is yet to come!
Goooo Tigers!!! 
Carolyn Ann Mendiola
Superintendent of Schools 

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