Medina Valley ISD (MVISD) is located off of FM 471 S, along the historic Medina River and U.S. Highway 90, fifteen miles west of San Antonio in Medina County. It is an area that is rich in German, French, and Spanish Heritage with many structures dating from the 1850's.
The district was formed in 1959 by the consolidation of the schools in Castroville and LaCoste. The boundaries of Medina Valley ISD extend north to the Medina Lake area, south to Lytle and Natalia, west toward Hondo, and east to San Antonio.
- 5 schools over 296 square miles - 286 in Medina County and 10 in Bexar County
- approximately 3000 students
- 4A UIL district
- more than 450 employees
- covers Castroville, LaCoste, Medina Lake, Mico, Rio Medina, a portion of Dunlay, and a portion of the far westside of San Antonio
MVISD stands as a leader in academic excellence with outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement.
Both Castroville and LaCoste, the major towns, offer the convenience of a small rural town with the availability of major shopping only a short drive away.
The area is experiencing increased growth due to its proximity to a large population center. Numerous subdivisions have recently emerged as a result of the growth, providing housing to individuals looking for stable lifestyles. The citizens of Medina County play a very active role in the community and promote educational initiatives, civic betterment, and new business development.