South Grand Prairie High School

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      About Our School

      • Grades 9 – 12 | Traditional (with Programs of Choice)

        South Grand Prairie High School is a 6-A, comprehensive high school that is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. At SGP, educators cultivate empowered learners who are able to take command of their life journey.

        How to know South Grand Prairie High School is right for your child:

        1. Your child seeks the opportunity to engage in a well-rounded, traditional high school setting that includes numerous opportunities in the fine arts, athletics, Choice programs and advanced academics.
        2. Your child thrives in a student body that is highly engaged and promotes diversity and acceptance.
        3. You seek the opportunity for a FREE college education for your child.

        Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

        • Veterinary Medicine, Sports Medicine, Agricultural Science, and Education pathways with integrated off-campus internships
        • Over 25 Dual-credit/Advanced Placement courses available
        • 50+ extracurricular clubs, teams, and organizations
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      Career & Technical Education

      • School of Choice/CTE Pathways

        For more information about each pathway, visit the CTE website here.

        Sports Medicine

        Sports Medicine

        The Sports Medicine pathway provides students with a strong academic foundation in health science as it relates to helping people improve their athletic performance, recover from injury and prevent future injuries. Students are provided with opportunities to learn about career opportunities within the field of sports medicine while participating in advanced health science technology courses covering concepts such as basic and applied sciences, fitness assessments, rationale and components of integrated training, program design and application, special populations administration, nutrition and supplementation and behavior modification, along with internship experiences on and off the playing field. This pathway is located at South Grand Prairie High School and Grand Prairie High School.

        Veterinary technician

        Veterinary technician

        The veterinary studies program at South Grand Prairie High School provides students with a strong academic foundation in veterinary studies, preparing students to sit for the Certified Veterinary Assistant Exam, offered through the Texas Veterinary Medicine Association their senior year. Students will be well prepared to enter the workforce as a CVA and/or continue their post-secondary education to work towards becoming a veterinary technician or veterinarian. Warrior Paws Grooming Salon and Clinic is an extension of the Veterinary Studies Pathway at SGPHS. Students participating in Warrior Paws are juniors and seniors in the pathway that are currently working to complete hands-on training requirements to become Certified Veterinary Assistants through TVMA.

        Education and Leadership Prep Academy

        Education and Leadership Prep Academy

        The Education & Leadership Pathway prepares students 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. 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. This program is offered at Young Women’s Leadership Academy, South Grand Prairie High School & Grand Prairie High School.

        Horticulture

        Horticulture

        Students will gain background knowledge and skills needed to prepare for careers in horticultural systems. Students will participate in hands-on activities in the classroom, lab areas and in the Greenhouse. Students will be exposed to careers in Nursery landscape, Greenhouse Management, Floriculture and Horticulture.

        Computer Science and Cybersecurity

        Computer Science and Cybersecurity

        GPISD is proud to announce the addition of the Computer Science/Cybersecurity CTE Pathway for the 2020-2021 school year. These programs will be offered at South Grand Prairie High School part of the new, Lone Star STEM Academy. As part of the program, courses such as: Principles of Information Technology, Fundamentals of Computer Science/Cybersecurity, AP Computer Science Principles and Computer Science 1 will be aligned to the curriculum and coherent sequence.

        Travel, Tourism and Attractions

        (Available in the 2022-2023 school year)

        Travel, Tourism and Attractions focuses on the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other food/beverage services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services. CTE students will acquire knowledge and skills related to communication, time management, and customer service that meet industry standards.

        Design and Multimedia Arts

        (Available in the 2022-2023 school year)

        A weather app on a smartphone, a racing game on a video game console and an ultrasound imaging device in a hospital are all digital media products. They are successful because they are engaging, easy to use (even fun in the case of games), and deliver results. Design and Multimedia Arts is a blend of technology and content, and building digital media products. This program of study contains two areas of focus: Computer Animation or Video Game Design.

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      Early College High School

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        College for All

        Mission

        SGP ECHS will afford students the opportunity to achieve academic and personal success by providing rigorous instruction and the support needed to obtain a college education while empowering them to become confident, responsible, an successful leaders. 

        About Our School

        GPISD has partnered with Mountain View College to offer Early College High School (ECHS) at South Grand Prairie High School. Early College High Schools are innovative high schools that provide students with an opportunity to earn a high school diploma while earning up to 60 college credit hours. 

        Early College High Schools will:

        • Create a means to higher education for first-generation college-going students 
        • Provide dual credit at not cost to students
        • Increase college attendance and success rates for all students
        • Offer rigorous instruction and accelerated courses
        • Provide academic and social support services to help students succeed
        • Increase college readiness, and
        • Reduce barriers to college access

        Visit the main Early College High School site here.

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      • Contact the Chancellor

        Andrea BarberAndrea Barber

        Chancellor

        andrea.barber@gpisd.org

        972-343-7641

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      Curriculum Offerings

      • Computer Science and Cybersecurity Curriculum Offerings

        School of Choice/CTE Pathways

        • Sports Medicine
        • Veterinary technician
        • Education and Leadership Prep Academy
        • Horticulture
        • Computer Science and Cybersecurity

        Special programs

        • AVID
        • Special Education
        • ECHS
        • JROTC

        GT/AP/Dual Credit 

        • Advanced course offerings in Core Subject Areas
        • Dual Credit through DCCC and UT on Ramps
        • 20+ AP offerings in Core Subjects, Electives, & Fine Arts
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      Extracurricular Opportunities

      • Extracurricular Opportunities

        Clubs

        • 15+ Clubs and Organizations to meet a variety of student interest

        Athletics

        Athletics

        • Baseball
        • Basketball
        • Cheerleading
        • Cross Country
        • Football
        • Golf
        • Soccer
        • Swimming & Diving
        • Tennis
        • Track and Field
        • Volleyball
        • Wrestling

        Fine Arts

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        • Art, Painting, Drawing, and Ceramics
        • Dance, Ballet Folklorico, and Drill Team
        • Band, Mariachi, Orchestra, and Jazz Band
        • Theatre, Technical Theatre, and Choir

        CTSO

        • 60+ CTSO’s in different areas
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      Frequently Asked Questions

      • Do I have to live in the SGP Attendance Zone in order to attend your school?

      • Do you offer courses for College Credit that are not part of ECHS?

      • What special classes do you offer besides the specific Pathways?

      • If I am an ECHS student, can I also participate in Fine Arts or Athletics?

      • What are your school hours?