Details overview

Hours 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
School leader Paul Covey
District Ysleta Independent School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
1
Music
including: Jazz band
5
AP Classes
including: Physics 1: Algebra-Based
2
Languages
including: French
Music Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Career and Tech programs Architecture & Construction
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Education & Training
Finance
Government & Public Administration
Health Science
Information Technology
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
Marketing
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered English Literature and Composition
Human Geography
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Studio Art: Drawing
World History

Support

6
Facilities
including: College / career center
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education programs Inclusive classroom

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 92% 52%
White 6% 29%
Two or more races n/a 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander n/a 0%
Asian or Pacific Islander n/a 4%
Black n/a 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native n/a 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 54% 49%
Male 46% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
1
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
17
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Cross country
Boys sports Cross country
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Cooking club
Community service
Drama club
Forensics club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Technology club
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details Though students from all of El Paso County can apply to attend Valle Verde Early College HS, school busing is provided only for those students who reside within the borders of Ysleta Independent School District.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Essay
Interview
Application submission begins 10/01/2015
Application deadline 03/04/2016

Sources

Student diversity TX Education Agency, 2013-2014
Students by group TX Education Agency, 2013-2014