• October 16, 2021

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Ysleta ISD announces dates for Class of 2022 graduations

On Wednesday, officials with Ysleta ISD announced the dates of its Class of 2022 commencement ceremonies for the district’s seven comprehensive high schools. Dates were also announced for Valle Verde Early College High School, and the inaugural graduating class of the Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Graduation times, dates, and locations are listed below in chronological […]Read More

All 7 Ysleta ISD marching bands advance to UIL Area

Ysleta ISD is the only district in the city to see each of its seven high school marching bands remain in the chase for a UIL state championship following Saturday’s regional contest. All seven of  the district’s varsity bands earned Division I ratings and qualified for the next level of competition. District officials say this […]Read More

Ysleta ISD school earns state honors for counseling program

Officials with Ysleta ISD announced Monday that one of their school’s counseling programs has been honored by a national organization. Edgemere International School has earned statewide accolades from the Lone Star State School Counselor Association (LSSSCA) for its outstanding and comprehensive counseling program. The school received a 2021 Bronze Award from the LSSSCA for success […]Read More

Website: Ysleta ISD ranked best school district in El Paso

Thanks to a new survey by a student/parent assistance website, Ysleta ISD is the best school district in the El Paso area. According to the 2022 Best School Districts rankings released Tuesday by Niche, a leading platform connecting students and families with colleges and schools, YISD out scored the area’s two largest school districts to […]Read More

Ysleta ISD launches new curriculum to support social-emotional learning

Officials with the Ysleta ISD say, in light of research that shows social-emotional skills are critical for healthy student development, they have implemented a new Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum that provides an extra layer of support for students in their transition back to in-person learning. “Ysleta ISD strongly believes in the importance of […]Read More

El Paso ISD, Ysleta ISD schools named as National Blue

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Tuesday recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, with 26 schools in Texas, and including five from the El Paso region. Secretary Cardona made the announcement during his Return to School Road Trip, while visiting an awardee school, Walter R. Sundling Jr. High School, in Palatine, Illinois. […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names new Vista Hills ES principal

Officials with Ysleta ISD announced Thursday the appointment of Karina Quinonez-Salgado as the new principal of Vista Hills Elementary School. Quinonez-Salgado currently serves as an assistant principal at Glen Cove Elementary School. She began her career in education in 2009, and has served as a middle-school teacher, testing support teacher, and assistant principal. Quinonez-Salgado holds […]Read More

Ysleta ISD Board President honored as Jefferson HS Outstanding Ex

Ysleta ISD Board of Trustees President Cruz A. Ochoa Jr., a Class of ’67 graduate from Jefferson High School, has been chosen as this year’s Outstanding Ex by the Thomas Jefferson Ex- Student Association as part of the school’s 2021-22 homecoming festivities. Ochoa, who was elected to the Board of Trustees as the J.M. Hanks […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names new Sageland ES principal

Officials Ysleta ISD announced the appointment of Jacqueline “Jackie” Salas as the new principal of Sageland Elementary School. Salas, who most recently served as assistant principal at Sgt. Jose F. Carrasco Elementary School, launched her career in education in 1996 as an elementary school teacher in Laredo, Texas. She later went on to serve as […]Read More

Ysleta ISD earns top college,career readiness scores in state accountability

Ysleta ISD earned the highest College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR) scores among El Paso’s three largest school districts, according to 2021 state accountability results recently released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). According to officials, despite the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 shutdown of schools and mid-year switch to Online Learning, 79% of Ysleta […]Read More

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