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          J. M. Hanks High
        School first opened its doors in 1978, serving students in the east El Paso Community. 
        Our school serves approximately 1,530 students in 9th through 12th    grades. Since its opening, Hanks High School Knights have established a tradition of excellence across the realms of academics, athletics, and student participation in community service. The Hanks experience is defined by the virtues of Knighthood: COURAGE to be fearless in all endeavors, GENEROSITY to foster a greater sense of community, and VALOR to always strive for excellence. Opportunities for growth and success are bountiful here at the Kingdom of Champions... The only thing we are missing is YOU!

        Hanks is home to many outstanding programs in Academics, Fine Arts, Athletics, and Student Organizations.
        Advanced Placement
        Hanks offers Advanced Placement coursework (AP) and exams for students with a participation rate of 53%.
        Students are offered 42 hours of Advanced Placement (AP) courses and 25 hours of Dual Credit courses, giving them the opportunity to earn 67 hours of college credits while in high school.

        Career & Technical Education
        Career Pathways offered on our campus:
               Multimedia Arts, Audio & Video Technology, and Communication
               Robotics
               Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Security and Corrections
               Fashion, Hospitality and Tourism
               Forensic Science
               Business Management and Administration
               Information Technology
               Marketing
               Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

        2022-2023 Hanks Special Recognitions  
        Varsity Volleyball:  2-5A District Champions with Undefeated District 10-0 Season Record
             Alexis Olmos - 1,000 Assists
             Alexa Heck - Led the District in Kills and Hitting Percentage
        JV Volleyball:  2-5A Bi-District Champs
        Girls Cross Country:  2-5A District Champs, District Top Ten
             Destinee Loeza - 2nd in District
             Elizabeth Aguirre - 3rd in District
             Lily Arias - 5th in District
             Alina Levario - 8th in District
             Jessica Fino - 10th in District
        Boys Cross Country: State Competitor
             Alex Tarin - 14th at State

        2021-2022 Hanks Special Recognitions
        Girls Basketball
        :  District Champs
        Marching Band:  UIL Area A Champions & UIL Texas State Participants 3rd year in a row, NMSU Tournament Grand Champions
             Ana Rodriguez - All State Band
             Edwin Martinez - All State Band
        Choir
             Joaquin Campos, All State Choir
        Gumnastics
             Diego Auilar, 1st Place State Gymnastics Floor Exercise
        Mariachi Los Trovadores:  Superior Rating at State UIL Mariachi Festival
        National Merit Scholar
             Ian Dunn
        Softball:  Bi-District Champions, 17th District Championship
        Speech and Debate:  District Champions
        Volleyball:  Bi-District Champions
        Boys Tennis:  District Champions
        Girls Track:  District Champions
        Girls Wrestling:  District Champions
             Judith Sandoval - 2nd Place at State

          knight epcc   J. M. Hanks Early College High School, founded in 2020, provides an exceptional dual enrollment opportunity between Ysleta ISD and El Paso Community College to complete an Associate's Degree upon graduation. Our Award-winning Fine Arts programs, outstanding Athletic opportunities, and rich tradition of Academic excellence will provide our students with a well-balanced high school experience. Wearing SILVER and BLACK is a tradition of success. The Kingdom of Champions is an educational journey, where every student MATTERS, and every MOMENT counts! Be a Part of Hanks Early College High School!
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        It’s ALWAYS a Great Day to Be a KNIGHT! We LOVE you and there’s nothing you can do about it!
        Together We Can Do Anything

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