• Families of 8th Grade students, if you are interested in Judson Early College Academy (JECA), Judson HS P-TECH Academy, the Wagner Thunderbird STEM Academy, or a Career and Technical Education (CTE) transfer for the 9th Grade year, please click below to apply. Applications are due by January 28, 2024.

       

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    Devin Holmes
    Director of College, Career, and Military Readiness
    dholmes@judsonisd.org
    (210) 945-5316

     

    Taryn Bowie
    College, Career, and Military Readiness Coordinator
    tbowie@judsonisd.org
    (210) 945-5210  

Judson Early College High School

  • Students earn an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts

    • Take HS classes at JECA campus and college courses at Northeast Lakeview Campus is located at Northeast Lakeview College
    • Must pass TSIA2.0 ELAR by the end of 9th grade year and Math by the end of 11th grade year to remain in program

    Very prescriptive program with little flexibility for electives

    • Can be involved with home campus athletics/fine arts if practice occurs after JECA school hours (transportation only provided for after school practice)

    This program is a good fit for:

    • Students that are motivated and want to challenge themselves academically in high school so they are prepared for college
    • Students that want to pursue a liberal arts degree in college
    • Students that want to challenge themselves and guarantee they will take 60 college credit hours Students who want to experience college courses in a college setting before graduating high school

Judson PTECH

  • Students combine high school courses and college-level courses as well as engage in work-based learning in the following Programs of Study:

    • Automotive Collision
    • Health Science (Pre-Nursing, Pre-Dental)
    • Preparation for LVN, RN, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygiene Practicum level at the hospital or medical offices

    Students can have a full high school experience

    Dual credit is taken on campus with one of the high school teachers or online through St. Philips (up to 48 hours)

    This program is a good fit for:

    • Students who want to pursue a CTE Program of Study in Automotive or Nursing/Dental while earning college credit for required common core college courses
    • Students who want work-based learning
    • Job shadowing, guest speakers, internships

Wagner TSTEM

  • Students combine high school courses and college-level course as well as engage in work-based learning in the following Programs of Study:

    • Robotics and Automation Technology Aerospace Engineering
    • Computer Science (app development or programming)
    • Biomedical Science
    • Preparation for medical school, medical research, biomedical engineering

    Students can have a full high school experience

    Dual credit is taken on campus with one of the high school teachers or online through St. Philips (up to 48 hours) or University of Texas - OnRamps (up to 12 hours)

    This program is a good fit for:

    • Students that want to pursue a CTE Program of Study that prepares students for a 4-year college program while earning college credit towards the college degree
    • Students that want work-based learning
    • Job shadowing, guest speakers, internships, field trips

CTE Transfers

  • Student home campus is determined by their address, not what middle school they are attending.

    Students can choose to apply for a CTE transfer if there is a CTE Program of Study they want that isn’t offered at their home campus

    • Judson-zoned students can transfer for: Cosmetology, Legal Studies, Cybersecurity, Programming and Software Development, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Welding
    • Veterans Memorial-zoned students can transfer for: Animal Science, Ag Technology and Mechanical Systems, Plant Science, Audio/Visual Production, Animation, Video Game Design, Automotive Technology, Family and Consumer Services, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Welding
    • Wagner-zoned students can transfer for: Animal Science, Ag Technology and Mechanical Systems, Plant Science, Audio/Video Production, Animation, Video Game Design, Automotive Technology, Family and Consumer Services, Cosmetology, Legal Studies, Cybersecurity

    P-TECH/TSTEM Pathways are NOT available for CTE Transfers