Hanks High School

J.M. Hanks High School career pathways are geared to help every student, regardless of their college or career plans after high school graduation. Strategically planning high school courses, and selecting sequential related courses, provides an opportunity for students to gain advanced skills and knowledge in high school that will only serve to benefit them after graduation.

Program Overview

J.M. Hanks High School provides a wide variety of career pathways for students to pursue their educational and professional goals. Our Signature Programs are state-of-the-art, equipped with the latest technologies and learning environments to help students reach their full potential. Our students have the opportunity to specialize in career studies that prepare them for the future while attending a comprehensive high school and participating in all high school-related activities and functions.

Courses Offered

# Endorsement Pathway Sample Courses
1 Arts & Humanities Fine Arts, English Literature, or World Language Band, Dance, Choir, Guitar, Orchestra, Theatre, Spanish, and French
2 Business & Industry Arts, Audio/Video, and Communication
Business Management & Administration
Information Technology
Principles of Arts Audio & Video, Animation, and Graphic
Business Information Management I, Business Management, and Practicum in Business
Advertising, Fashion Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Practicum in Marketing
Principles of Information Technology, Computer Programming I and II, and Web Technologies
3 Multidisciplinary Studies Advanced Courses Four credits in advanced placement, IB or dual credit selected from English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Economics, Languages Other Than English, or Fine Arts
4 Public Service Human Services
Law and Public Safety
Principles of Human Services, Child Development, and Family and Community Services
Principles of Law, Correctional Services, Law I and II, and Forensic Sciences
5 Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Engineering Principles of Technology, Principles of Applied Engineering, Digital Electronics, Robotics, and Biotechnology
  • Ysleta Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, genetic information, or age in its programs, activities, or employment. El Distrito escolar de Ysleta no discrimina en base a raza, color, nacionalidad, religión, sexo, discapacidad, la información genética, y/o edad, en sus programas, actividades, o empleo.