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Dr. René Gutiérrez is a life-long educator with 36 years devoted to educating students. A 1983 graduate of McAllen High School, he served as Superintendent of Edinburg CISD for 10 years and Superintendent for Brownsville ISD for four years. He led both of those districts to become state “A” rated districts in the Texas Accountability System. Twice, he has been named the Region One Superintendent of the Year, winning in 2012 while in Edinburg and in 2023 at Brownsville. He began at McAllen ISD in November 2023. 

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Dr. René Gutiérrez


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McAllen ISD quick facts:

  • 30 campuses

  • 20,500 students

  • 3,600 employees

  • 1,600 teachers

  • District area: 33 square miles

Updated 11/27/23