School Details

Transmountain Early College High School

9570 Gateway N Blvd, El Paso, TX 79924
(915) 832-4270
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-10 393 students 15 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • El Paso Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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  • This school in 2013
  • El Paso Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Transmountain Early College High School is a public high school in El Paso. The principal of Transmountain Early College High School is DIANNE M JONES, whose e-mail is dmjones1@episd.org. 393 children attend Transmountain Early College High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 64% of the 393 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Transmountain Early College High School is 15:1. Irvin High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 80% 81%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 5%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 11% 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 1%
Asian 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 68%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I worked as a math and science tutor at this high school when it first opened it had it's first freshman class only at that time. I've seen the school grow and hopefully in the right direction. Overall it is a great school with lots of emphasis on academia. Students here are academically enriched as compared to other hs. They surely introduce them to college concepts as well as hands on experience with their dual credit classes and labs UTEP field trip Seminars that presents them with real word situations Science Summer Camps where generously I remember a PhD to Student ratio of 3 20 along with tutors and tons of science fun. It was an honor to work here for the short time I did and recommended this school to anyone and encourage the "kiddos" to stick it through.

  • (2 years ago)

    I have subbed for this school and can truly say that the students and staff make this school a great place to work. I want my children to go here when they are old enough.

  • (5 years ago)

    Excellent High School. I been a substitute before at this school and evreything is perfect they listen respect and their grades are higher than ever! THeres alot of activities and the teachers are the best All the campus is great!

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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