Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Early College High Schools

  • EPISD Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Early College High Schools, in partnership with El Paso Community College (EPCC), will provide all students the necessary tools and inspiration to be globally competitive in the twenty-first century workforce on day one.  

    P-TECHs are innovative open-enrollment high school programs that allow students an opportunity to receive both a high school diploma and a credential and/or an associate degree. P-TECHs guided by a career-focused and work-based education that will: 

    • Provide students grade 9 through 12 the opportunity to complete a course of study that combines high school and post-secondary courses 
    • Enable students to earn a high school diploma, along with an associate degree, industry-based certification within four years 
    • Offer age-appropriate work-based learning opportunities in every grade level 
    • Allow students to gain work experience through an internship, apprenticeship, or other job training program 
    • Partner with Texas Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) and regional businesses and industries, giving students access to post-secondary education and workforce training opportunities 

    Transportation is available for P-TECH students to and from their neighborhood high school to other high school campuses within their zone:

    • West: Coronado, El Paso High, Franklin 
    • Central: Austin, Burges, Bowie, Jefferson 
    • East: Andress, Chapin, Irvin, Transmountain  

     EPISD Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Early College High Schools and the associated course of study are listed below:

    • Andress HS Teacher Education
    • Austin HS Computer Science
    • Bowie HS Teacher Education
    • Chapin HS Computer Science
    • Coronado HS Business 
    • El Paso HS Computer Science
    • Franklin HS Medical 
    • Irvin HS Medical 
    • Jefferson HS Medical


  • Andress High School
  • Austin High School
  • Bowie High School
  • Chapin High School
  • Coronado High School
  • El Paso High School
  • Franklin High School
  • Irvin High School
  • Jefferson High School