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Mission Early College High School Phoenix – Always Rising. U.S. Department of Education 2012 National Blue Ribbon School . Texas Education Agency (TEA) Exemplary HS 2006-2013. Accolades. MECHS is a National Blue Ribbon School for the year 2011-2012

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Mission Early College High School

Phoenix – Always Rising

U.S. Department of Education

2012 National Blue Ribbon School

Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Exemplary HS

2006-2013

accolades
Accolades
  • MECHS is a National Blue Ribbon School for the year 2011-2012
  • MECHS has achieved Exemplary status from TEA for the last six years.
  • MECHS has beaten its time frame for college graduation for its students by one year, with juniors graduating with an Associates Degree BEFORE they have earned their high school diploma.
mechs mission

MECHS Mission!

Mission Early College High School is founded on the belief that many high school students are ready and eager to do serious college work.

Through a partnership with the El Paso Community College (EPCC), the MECHS degree plan enables highly motivated students to accelerate in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, earning an associate’s degree.

what makes mechs special
What makes MECHS special!
  • Smaller classes
  • Excellent comprehensive fine arts program
  • Student clubs, and organizations (compared to other ECHS)
  • Access to all EPCC facilities
  • Advanced academics
    • HS Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Opportunity to begin a 4 year degree
  • Facilitates the transition to higher education (academically and socially)
  • Saves time and money
mechs clubs and organizations
MECHS Clubs and Organizations:

Mock Trial

National Honor Society

National Technical Honor Society

Persuasive Speech

Principal's Student Advisory Committee

Science Bowl

Science Fair

Science National Honor Society

Speech and Debate Team

Student Council

Teen Court

"The Phoenician Newspaper"

UIL Competitive Teams

Yearbook

TBD…

*Freshmen Class (2017)

*Sophomore Class (2016)

*Junior Class (2015)

*Senior Class (2014)

Academic Decathlon

Accounting Club

Business Professionals of America (BPA)

Community Service Organization (CSO)

Computer Club

Dance Team - The Flames

Environmental Club

Intramurals

Literary Anthology

Mathletes

associates degree disciplines offered
Associates Degree Disciplines Offered

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is transferable to four year colleges and universities and is endorsed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. All students will receive 42 ‘core’ hours. The final 18 elective hours can be taken in any of the following disciplines.

  • Art 
  • Business
  • Business Accounting
  • Chicana/Chicano Studies
  • Communication: Advertising, Journalism, Radio & Television
  • Computer Science  
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Multidisciplinary Studies – Educator Preparation
  • English
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Speech Communication  
  • Texas Symbol Courses
  • Theater
  • General Studies
  • Dance
associates degree disciplines offered continued
Associates Degree Disciplines Offered (continued)

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is transferable to four year colleges and universities and is endorsed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. All students will receive 42 ‘core’ hours. The final 18 elective hours can be taken in any of the following disciplines.

  • Architecture
  • Engineering Industrial Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Biological Science: Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Veterinary
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Materials, Mechanical
  • General Studies
  • Geological Sciences 
  • Kinesiology: Exercise, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-physical Therapy, Physical Education
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
freshman year draft
Freshman Year (Draft)

Biology - BIOL 1406/BIOL 1407 –Dual Credit

Biology Lab

EDUC 1300-Dual Credit

BIM I - Technology

P/AP Algebra I/Geometry

Spanish I, II or III

P/AP World Geography

P/AP English I

EPCC Summer (Voluntary)

College Course to fulfill Visual & Performing 3

Arts category

Range of Total Hours Earned: 11-14

sophomore year draft
Sophomore Year (Draft)
  • Chemistry - CHEM 141/CHEM 1412 8*-Dual Credit
  • Fine Arts
  • Physical Ed/Health
  • Spanish II or III
  • P/AP World History
  • P/AP English II
  • P/AP Geometry/Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus - MATH 1314/MATH 2412 7*-Dual Credit
  • Professional Communications - SPCH 1315

EPCC Summer (Voluntary)

    • Economics - ECON 2301

Range of Total Hours Earned: 3-21

*By Placement Exam

junior year draft
Junior Year (Draft)
  • P/AP Physics
  • English III - ENGL1301/ENGL 1302 Dual Credit
  • US History - HIST 1301/HIST 1302 Dual Credit
  • Government GOVT 2305/GOVT 2306 Dual Credit
  • P/AP Algebra 2 and/or High School Pre-Cal
  • Physical Ed
  • Spanish III - SPAN 2313
  • College course toward Field of Study 3

EPCC Summer (Voluntary)

    • Range of Total Hours Earned: 12-30
senior year draft
Senior Year (Draft)
  • English IV ENGL 2322/ENGL 2323 Dual/Concurrent
  • P/AP Anat & Phys- BIOL 2401/BIOL 2402 or Dual
  • College course to complete AA Degree 3-9
    • Total College Hours Earned: 60+
student profile
Student Profile
  • MECHS welcomes ALL students who embrace an academic challenge and express an interest in a non-traditional high school experience.
  • Mission Early College High School focuses on creating a smooth transition into post-secondary education.
  • MECHS is committed to substantially increasing the number of low-income students and first generation students who will pursue advanced studies. 75% (from 69%) of current students are on Free or Reduced Lunch.
  • Students do not have to be in the Gifted Program to participate.
mechs admissions
MECHS Admissions

All incoming high school ninth grade students are invited to apply who:

…have a sincereinterest in academics

…have very good work ethic and habits

…reside in the Socorro ISD

mechs admissions cont
MECHS Admissions (cont.)

Students are accepted to MECHS based on:

  • Attendance (Met state compliance)
  • MECHS application packet
  • Campus Involvement Survey
mechs admissions cont1
MECHS Admissions (cont.)

MECHS Student Information Nights:

6 – 7 PM in the MECHS Cafeteria. Attend by feeder pattern.

  • November 18, 2013 – Socorro HS
  • November 19, 2013 – Americas & Eastlake HS
  • December 2, 2014 – El Dorado HS
  • December 3, 2014 – Montwood HS

The meeting is MANDATORY for applying students. The students must complete a written portion (personal narrative)for their application packet. Students must attend only one meeting. They may attend outside of their feeder pattern.

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