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Ysleta High School

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    8600 ALAMEDA AVENUE    EL PASO, TEXAS 79907      PHONE (915) 434-8000     FAX (915) 858-3299

                                       ADVANCED ACADEMICS

    Our school offers the following AP courses:

    Calculus, AB & BC                      Psychology                                        Studio Art
    English Language                      Spanish Language                            U.S. History
    English Literature                     Spanish Literature                            World History
    Physics                                        Statistics

    Our school also offers the following Dual Credit courses:

    Biology                                        Music Appreciation                           Psychology
    English 3                                     Pre-Calculus                                      U.S. Government
    English 4                                     Professional Communication         U.S. History
    Learning Framework

                                                 T-STEM ACADEMY

    Ysleta High School has the first Environmental Science Academy in the district.  One
    of the primary goals of the academy is to instill a sense of environmental stewardship
    in our students.  Their goal is to address some of the challenges that our environment 
    is facing and the need to begin living a more sustainable life in order to conserve available
    resources for future generations.  The academy also provides students with the opportunity
    to investigate career choices impacting environmental fields first hand by developing
    business relationships with local eco-friendly businesses.  Students will leave the program
    prepared to continue post-secondary opportunities and equipped to spread the knowledge
    they have gained.


    Ysleta High School is currently in the process of seeking an Early College High School
    designation. Slated to have it's first student cohort in the 2017-2018 school year, the
    Ysleta Early College Academy (YHECA), partnering with EPCC and UTEP, will be the
    first early college high school to housed in a traditional high school campus in the EL
    Paso lower valley.  As such, students will have the opportunity to earn an Associate's
    Degree on or before graduating from high school and will also enjoy all of the stellar
    athletics, organizations, clubs and activities that Ysleta High School has to offer.  As
    well, students on the accelerated track may have the opportunity to earn an additional
    18 credit hours at UTEP.  Final determination of our designation will be announced in the
    spring of 2017.

                                     SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY

    Ysleta High School is registered in the county Historic Mission District which was the first
    part of the United States where the Spanish settled.  Our community lies alongside the
    Rio Grande and the Mexican border.  The school opened in 1927 and serves a mostly
    Hispanic population.  The school was built by Henry C. Trost and is rich with tradition,
    including the Ysleta High School Drum Corp which has been around for over 75 years. 
    Our school has been and remains the "Pride of the Lower Valley".

                                         MISSION STATEMENT

    The goal of our school community is to educate and prepare all Ysleta High School students
    by providing academic rigor, strengthening abilities, facilitating sound learning practices, and
    encouraging beneficial choices so that they may graduate with the skills necessary to suceed.

         Chief2 "ONCE AN INDIAN, ALWAYS AN INDIAN"Chief3


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