• December 7, 2021

Tags : Ysleta ISD

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 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

Ysleta ISD launches new Remote Conferencing Academy

In a bid to prevent further learning loss among students during the pandemic, Ysleta ISD has launched its new Remote Conferencing Academy, an online learning option made possible through the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for students who need to quarantine. The Remote Conference Academy was created to alleviate concerns that students who must quarantine at […]Read More

Ysleta ISD kicks off 2021-22 supper program at 10 schools

Monday afternoon, officials with Ysleta ISD announced they kicked off its afterschool “supper program” at 10 campuses for the 2021-22 school year starting today. “Given the numerous middle- and high-schoolers who stay on campus after school forsports, theater, band, or other clubs, the supper program gives students access to a nutritional meal in the cafeteria […]Read More

New dates added: City, Ysleta ISD partner to offer COVID-19

Officials with Ysleta ISD and the City of El Paso are continuing their partnership to offer the COVID-19 Vaccine to members of the entire El Paso community over the coming weeks. To receive the vaccine, no appointment is needed. Anyone 12 and older are eligible. Tuesday, August 31 (3:30PM – 5:30PM) Riverside HS (301 Midway Dr., […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names new Ysleta High Principal, District Director of

Ysleta ISD officials announced the appointment of Laura “Judy” Calderon as the new Ysleta High School principal, and Rosario Fernandez as the district’s new Director of Transportation. Calderon, who is currently serving as interim principal at Ysleta High School, has 22 years of experience in the education field. She began her career in 1999 as a teacher at […]Read More

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