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      • Hanks   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!

        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 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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        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

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

        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
             Gymnastics - Diego Aguilar 1st Place State Gymnastics Floor Exercise
             Mariachi Los Trovadores - Superior Rating at State UIL Mariachi Festival
             National Merit Scholar - Ian Dunn
             Softball - Bi-District Champs, 17th district championship
             Speech and Debate Team - District Champs
             Volleyball - Bi-District Champs
             Boys Tennis - District Champs
             Girls Track - District Champs
             Girls Wrestling - District Champs
                            Wrestler Judith Sandoval - 2nd Place @ State

                             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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