Arlington ISD Specialized Programs

Providing students the opportunity to shine where they excel.

Gain College Advantage

Secure Elite Internships

Encourage Unique Talents

Your student deserves exclusive
opportunities for advancement.

Arlington ISD Specialized Programs:
Providing a unique education to match your child's passions




Don't let the world miss out on your student's passions and talents! Give them a space to grow.

Specialized Programs for
Kindergarten through 12th grade

Early College High School Program

We understand that one of the biggest concerns parents have is the future cost of college. With Arlington ISD Early College High School options, students can earn an associate degree for free!

With three programs to choose from, students can graduate from high school with up to 60 college credits and some with a professional workplace certification, paid for by the Arlington ISD. They can gain a head start in college or launch right into a successful career.

Give them early access to career success in health sciences, cybersecurity, business or any number of other promising industries!

Arlington Collegiate High School students get scholarships as part of national program


Partnership with TCC-Southeast campus gives students a college experience.

  • Located next to TCC
  • Access to TCC facilities
  • Smaller class sizes
District adopting new AP chemistry and physics resources

Arlington College and
Career High School

Earn an associate degree and workforce certifications.

  • Partnership with TCC
  • Level 1 workforce certifications available
  • Training for sought-after jobs
Students work on their phlebotomy skills as instructor watches on

P-Tech at
Bowie High School

School within a school opens in fall of 2021.

  • Earn an associate degree
  • Participate in traditional high school programs
  • Emphasis on health sciences with internships

STEM Academies

Prepare your student to follow their curiosity and develop essential critical thinking skills. Our world-class STEM Academies provide a well-rounded education that includes literacy, fine arts and electives with a focus on STEM.

Nurture their love for STEM while giving them a competitive edge in their future career. Provide them a place to fully explore what they love by applying to a STEM Academy.

Apply now for the 9th nationally certified STEM elementary school in Texas

Pearcy STEM Academy for K-6

Get an early start on the fastest growing career fields. 

  • STEM discipline integrated into all content 
  • STEM-certified teachers on staff 
  • Program starts in kindergarten 
Scholarship websites blog post image - students work with robotics in STEM Academy

Arlington ISD STEM Academy
at Martin High School

Prepare for STEM college majors and careers 

  • Take free college courses at UTA 
  • Opportunities for internships 
  • Transportation provided 

Fine Arts and Dual Language Academies

Anyone who has been around a 5-year old knows how curious they are. Give them a space to nurture that curiosity with every opportunity to grow.

Explore one of two fine arts and dual language academies that begin in kindergarten. Students integrate fine arts and language into every element of their curriculum. And, they can stay together through high school!

Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language student practices Mandarin

Corey Academy of
Fine Arts and Dual Language

Elementary students learn Spanish, Mandarin, visual arts, music  

  • Dual language immersion 
  • Learn foreign language in elementary 
  • “Arts for All” instruction
Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language

Jones Academy of
Fine Arts and Dual Language

Elementary students learn Spanish, Mandarin, visual arts, music  

  • Dual language immersion 
  • Learn foreign language in elementary 
  • “Arts for All” instruction

Elementary Programs


Crow Leadership Academy

This IB Primary Years Progamme is one of only a few in the state.

Students in this program:

  • Learn leadership and collaboration skills
  • Participate in community service projects
  • Develop meaningful connections
New playground at Pearcy STEM Academy

Wimbish World Language Academy

Students are fully immersed in a dual language environment in either English/Spanish or English/French.

  • Cultural awareness education
  • Bilingual speakers by 6th grade
  • Global skills for the 21st century

Your Child's Advantage Starts Here

  • Step 1

    Apply Online

  • Step 2

    View the Acceptance Notice Dates

  • Step 3

    Once accepted, look for your Welcome Packet!

The opportunities to get ahead are here.
Don't let your student miss out.

We know your child is capable of creating an incredible future.

Give them the tools to get there by applying for an Arlington ISD Specialized Program!