South Texas High School for Health Professions, also known as 'Med High', is a high school in Mercedes, Texas in the United States. The school serves as an alternative to larger municipal high schools for students interested in a medical profession. Open enrollment has been the school's policy for many years, though an application is required. South Texas High School for Health Professions is part of the South Texas Independent School District.
The school has notable partnerships with Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas-Pan American. Its sister school The Science Academy of South Texas, also known as SciTech, presides on the same campus. Both schools are served by Biblioteca Las Americas, located at equal distance from both schools.
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