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The Mercedes Special Education Cooperative offers a free, appropriate public education to all individuals with disabilities, ages 3-21, who are eligible for special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Private school children and home-schooled children with disabilities who reside within a member district’s jurisdiction will also have the opportunity to access special education services.
For more information, please contact the Special Education Department at
600 South Ohio
Mercedes, TX 78570
Tel. 956/825-5034 FAX: 956/514-2029
"This thing we do, then, is not only an act of law for equality in education,
but an act of love for those extraordinary children wishing only to live ordinary lives."

​Robert Stafford​
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Mercedes ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.