Collegiate Middle/High Schools

  • GPCI logo Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute | 6-12 

    The Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute (GPCI) is a premiere school of choice that focuses on accelerated instruction with pre-advanced placement, advanced placement, and dual credit courses to prepare students for post-secondary education. We are a designated Texas-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics campus that promotes engineering, aerospace, and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) curriculum.

    How to know Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute is right for your child:

    1. Your child enjoys science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
    2. Your child thrives in small educational settings in a flipped learning environment.
    3. Your child enjoys and engages in problem solving and utilizing the design process to learn.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Project-based learning with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
    • Advanced placement and dual-credit instruction that simulates the collegiate experience
    • Unique internships that provide hands-on opportunities in STEM fields
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  • ECHS GP Grand Prairie Early College High School | 9-12 

    Grand Prairie Early College High School is a small high school designed to offer students a personalized and supportive college-preparatory environment as well as an opportunity to earn an associate degree from Mountain View College. Students that apply to the Nursing Academy will receive advanced certifications, hands-on nursing experience, internships, and targeted instruction leading to a nursing degree.

    How to know GP Early College High School is right for your child:

    1. Your child wants an enriching course of study, which enables them to combine both high school and college courses in order to obtain an associate degree or higher.
    2. Your child has expressed an interest in becoming a nurse or entering the health care profession.
    3. Your child’s teachers are both highly qualified high school and college adjunct instructors who hold a master’s degree or higher.
    4. Your child is interested in being immersed in the college experience through college tours and coursework on the Mountain View College campus.
    5. Your child naturally strives for excellence and high achievement.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Early College program and Nursing Academy that will provide a bridge to a four-year college or university
    • Rigorous multi-disciplinary academic plans that focus on dual credit enrollment with a path to an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree
    • Innovative and engaging field experience in our nursing simulation lab
    • Partnerships with higher education and industry partners
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  • SGP ECHS South Grand Prairie Early College High School | 9-12 

    Early College exposes students to dual credit courses as early as the 9th grade and gives them the opportunity to earn an associate degree from Mountain View College before they graduate from high school. Students are provided with many support systems as well an intentional environment that immerses students in a college-going culture.

    How to know SGP Early College High School is right for your child:

    1. Your child is a dedicated student who is interested in obtaining college credit and working towards an associate degree and higher.
    2. Your child prefers a small, caring, and highly focused school that offers advanced educational opportunities and personalized learning experiences.
    3. You want your child to grow academically and work to be a leader and contributing member of the community.

    Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

    • Early College program that will provide a bridge to a four-year college or university
    • A focus on dual credit enrollment with a pathway to an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree
    • Tours and guest speakers to and from many colleges and universities
    • Participation in both the comprehensive high school and college experiences, activities and organizations
    • Small class sizes, advisory programs and student support at both the high school and college levels

     

     

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  • Education & Leadership Preparatory Academy | 9-12

    Preparing for a career in Education, students develop professional life skills and participate in field experiences through the University of Texas at Arlington and various intern experiences through Grand Prairie ISD. Since Education careers require a college degree, GPISD Education & Leadership Preparatory Academy offers students 30 or more hours of college credit through the University of Texas at Arlington.
    These dual-credit hours may be applied toward a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree and students will be prepared in college to take the TExES EC-6th certification exams. Upon earning college degree and teacher certification, students will be eligible to teach in ESL and Bilingual shortage areas in the state of Texas.
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    Upon high school graduation, students who continue on to UTA in the College of Education will be offered a Teacher Aide position with Grand Prairie ISD for employment during college. In addition to a high school diploma, students who have completed the Education & Leadership Preparatory Academy will receive a pending contract to become an Educator in Grand Prairie ISD upon earning college degree and teacher certification.    

    The Education and Leadership Preparatory Academy is offered at the following campuses: 

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