2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Counselors Meet with ADMIN @2pm
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 9th & JV Girls Basketball vs Riverside @Hanks, 5:30pm
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9th, JV & Varsity Boys Basketball @Chapin, 6pm
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Varsity Girls Basketball vs DaVinci @Hanks, 7:30pm
For Gonzalo Espinoza, it all started when he wanted to start boxing. What he discovered instead was his love of running.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Xavier De La Torre has won a 2022 Difference Maker award, a nationwide recognition of his bold leadership and the significant difference he’s made at the YISD throughout his eight-year tenure.
Points of Pride
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!
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.
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
Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Security and Corrections
Fashion, Hospitality and Tourism
Business Management and Administration
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
2022-2023 Hanks Special Recognitions
Varsity Volleyball - 2-5A District Champions
Undefeated District 10-0 Season record *Alexis Olmos - 1,000 assists
*Alexa Heck - Led the District in Kills and Hitting Percentage
JV Volleyball - 2-52A Bi-District Champs
Girls Cross Country - 2-5A District Champs
District TOP TEN
*Destinee Loeza - 2nd @District
*Elizabeth Aguirre - 3rd @District
*Lily Arias - 5th @District
*Alina Levario - 8th @District
*Jessica Fino - 10th @District
Boys Cross Country - State Competitor
*Alex Tarin - 14th place 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
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!