Ysleta High School

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    YSLETA HIGH SCHOOL

    2016 TEA DISTINGUISHED HIGH SCHOOL


    8600 ALAMEDA AVENUE    EL PASO, TEXAS 79907      PHONE (915) 434-8000     FAX (915) 858-3299

                                       ADVANCED ACADEMICS

    Our school offers the following AP courses:

    Calculus, AB & BC                      Psychology                                      Studio Art
    English Language                      Spanish Language                            U.S. History
    English Literature                      Spanish Literature                            World History
    Physics                                     Statistics

    Our school also offers the following Dual Credit courses:

    Biology                                        Music Appreciation                           Psychology
    English 3                                     Pre-Calculus                                     U.S. Government
    English 4                                     Professional Communication               U.S. History
    Learning Framework

    Grn ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
                                                 T-STEM ACADEMY


    Ysleta High School has the first Environmental Science Academy in the district.  One  of the primary goals of the academy is to instill a sense of environmental stewardship in our students.  Their goal is to address some of the challenges that our environment  is facing and the need to begin living a more sustainable life in order to conserve available resources for future generations.  The academy also provides students with the opportunity to investigate career choices impacting environmental fields first hand by developing business relationships with local eco-friendly businesses.  Students will leave the program prepared to continue post-secondary opportunities and equipped to spread the knowledge they have gained.

      EC1 YSLETA HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE
                                                       ACADEMY

    Ysleta High School is currently in the process of seeking an Early College High School designation. Slated to have its' first student cohort in the 2017-2018 school year, the Ysleta Early College Academy (YHECA), partnering with EPCC and UTEP, will be the first early college high school to housed in a traditional high school campus in the El Paso lower valley.  As such, students will have the opportunity to earn an Associate's Degree on or before graduating from high school and will also enjoy all of the stellar athletics, organizations, clubs and activities that Ysleta High School has to offer.  As well, students on the accelerated track may have the opportunity to earn an additional 18 credit hours at UTEP.  Final determination of our designation will be announced in the spring of 2017.

                                     SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY

    Ysleta High School is seeking a marker from the El Paso County Historic Commission.  The area was the first part of the United States where the Spanish settled.  Our community lies alongside the Rio Grande and the Mexican border.  The school opened in 1927 and serves a mostly Hispanic population.  The school was designed by Henry C. Trost and is rich with tradition, including the Ysleta High School Drum Corp which has been around for over 75 years.  Our school has been and remains the "Pride of the Lower Valley."

                                         MISSION STATEMENT

    The goal of our school community is to educate and prepare all Ysleta High School students by providing academic rigor, strengthening abilities, facilitating sound learning practices, and encouraging beneficial choices so that they may graduate with the skills necessary to suceed.

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  • PRE-REGISTRATION SCHEDULE

    • Tuesday, Feb. 20 - Juniors
    • Wednesday, Feb. 21 - Sophomores
    • Thursday, Feb. 22 - Freshmen
    • Friday, Feb. 23 - Make-up Registration
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  • EARLY RELEASE

    • Wednesday, February 28th
    • Students will attend 6th thru 9th periods only in the morning and will be released at 11:50 a.m.
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  • TELPAS TESTING

    February 26th thru March 23rd (Dates are subject to change)

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  • SPRING BREAK - DISTRICT HOLIDAY

    • March 12th thru March 16th
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  • GOOD FRIDAY - DISTRICT HOLIDAY

    • March 30th
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  • VIDEO: HOT SALSA CONTEST

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  • DANCING SPIRIT WINS BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Our Dancing Spirit dance team competed at the Americas Cup competition and brought a Grand Champion Award back to the Reservation for the 2nd year in a row!  The team competed in three categories including Varsity Dance Jazz, Hip Hop, and Pom and swept all categories.  Clap back!  Way to go Indians!

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  • JROTC EARNS TOP ACCREDITATION SCORE

    Our JROTC program had its annual Accreditation Inspection and earned a 96.5% score out of a possible 100 points achieving an Honor Unit with Distinction status for the next three years!  Congratulations to Captain Diaz, 1SG Duran and all of our JROTC cadets!

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