Campus Facts

Demographic Information

9th Grade - 101     10th Grade - 80         11th Grade - 95         12th Grade - 80                   

Total 356

 Special Education  1%
 Limited English Prof  4%
 Migrant   5%
 Gifted & Talented  14%
 At-Risk   57%
 Econ Disadvantaged  71%

 Asian  0.9%
 Hispanic/Latino  87%
 White   8% 
 Black or African-American  2.8%
 Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander   0%


The Northwest Early College HS faculty and staff consists of 22 instructors, one principal, one assistant principal, one counselor, five office staff, two custodians, one nurse, and five cafeteria staff. All but three faculty members have master's degrees in their subject matter and five have doctoral degrees. Over 70% of the faculty is SACS accredited and is able to offer students college credit in a variety of subjects.

Student Services

Students at the early college begin taking college credit courses as early as the fall semester of their freshmen year. A blended curriculum of high school courses and college courses allows students to complete both the Texas high school diploma and the associate degree. A comprehensive academic advising program is provided to assist students in the selection of majors and courses leading up to the completion of the Associate’s degree. In addition, students have full access to the services provided at the El Paso Community College district. Library and tutorial services, as well as the use of computer labs and other dedicated programs, are available to all students. In addition, students have full access to every EPCC campus.

Student Organizations

There are over 44 different clubs and organizations offered. National Student Council coordinates a variety of opportunities for student involvement. National Honor Society offers students opportunity to hone their leadership skills and provide community service. Academic UIL (University Interscholastic League) events are available for student participation including participation in High-Q. For a detailed list of clubs and activities, visit

Graduation and State Assessments


EPCC Graduates 

As of the fall 2011 term, 28 students have graduated with an Associate’s degree from El Paso Community College. Eleven of these students continued their studies towards the bachelor’s degree during their senior year in high school at the University of Texas at El Paso under scholarship. Seven of these students will be returning to UTEP for a second semester during their senior year in high school.

STAAR Results 2016

2016 School Accountability Rating:  Met Standard
Distinction Designations Earned: 
   Social Studies
   Post-secondary Readiness
   Top 25% Closing Performance Gaps
 Reading/ELA 94%
 Mathematics 88% 
 Science  99% 
 Social Studies 98%