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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!

        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 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)

        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!
        Together We Can Do Anything

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