Posted in on November 8, 2022

Your student deserves exclusive opportunities for advancement. Arlington ISD Specialized Programs is a unique education to match your child’s passions. Get Equipped For A Fulfilling Career, Gain Scholarship And Internship Opportunities and Earn An Associate Degree For Free.

EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS

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, logistics, engineering, or any number of other promising industries!

Below is a very brief description of the various opportunities your 8th-grader may apply to starting October 25th till 5 pm, Wednesday, January 18th. If you click on the campus name, you will be directed to that specific program’s campus page, or you may use this link to visit the Specialized Programs home page.

You may apply by clicking on this link: APPLY NOW!

ARLINGTON COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL

  • Partnership with the TCC-Southeast campus gives students a college experience.
  • Located next to TCC
  • Access to TCC facilities
  • Smaller class sizes

ARLINGTON COLLEGE & CAREER HIGH SCHOOL

  • Earn an associate degree and workforce certifications.
  • Partnership with TCC
  • Level 1 workforce certifications available
  • Training for sought-after jobs

P-TECH AT BOWIE HIGH SCHOOL

School within a school opened in the fall of 2021

  • Emphasis on Health Sciences with internships
  • Earn an associate degree
  • Enjoy traditional high school activities

P-TECH AT SAM HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL

School within a school will open in the fall of 2023

  • School within a school focused on Logistics & Mechatronics 
  • Earn up to 60 hours of free college credit
  • Participate in traditional high school programs

P-TECH AT LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL

School within a school opened in the fall of 2022

  • Focus on Business & Cybersecurity
  • Participate in skills-based internships
  • Enjoy traditional high school activities

P-TECH AT SEGUIN HIGH SCHOOL

School within a school will open in the fall of 2023

  • School within a school focused on Engineering & Computer-Aided Drafting & Design (CAD)
  • Get a jump start on your college and career
  • Participate in traditional high school programs

ARLINGTON ISD STEM ACADEMY AT MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL

Prepare your students to follow their curiosity and develop essential critical thinking skills. Our world-class STEM Academy provides a well-rounded education that includes literacy, fine arts, and electives with a focus on STEM college majors and careers. Students can take free college courses at UTA and have opportunities for internships.

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 the STEM Academy.

Specialized Programs Parent Information Meeting Dates

If you and your 8th-grader are interested in further exploring a particular program, we highly encourage you to participate in the one required parent informational meeting. Click this link to view the chart to learn about meetings for your school of interest. 

You may apply by clicking on this link here: https://w4.aisd.net/ssp/default_b.html