BEST HIGH SCHOOLS – Clint ISD Early College Academy received an upgrade to a Silver school ranking for 2018 Best High Schools identified by US News and World Report. The rankings award the top schools indicating their level of college readiness. The Silver distinction is awarded to schools based on student performance, demographics, graduation rates and college readiness indicators. In past years, CECA had received the Bronze ranking.
TEXAS HONOR ROLL SCHOOL – For three consecutive years, Clint ISD Early College Academy (CECA) has been named a Texas Honor Roll School. The school announced in June 2018 that if had been named to the 2017 - 2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for its high achievement and student success. The program, sponsored by the Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE), is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes. CECA is one of 729 public schools in Texas to be recognized.
“All of our staff have again proven that hard work and innovation payoff for students. Our students also deserve enormous credit for their hard work. Our community, the Clint Early College Academy, continues to pull together, set high expectations, and generate significant student achievement,” said Edmond Martinez, CECA Principal.
In collaboration with Educational Results Partnership (ERP), the Institute for Productivity in Education the Honor Roll recognizes public schools for demonstrating consistently higher levels of student academic achievement, improvement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps among ethnic minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students. For high schools, Honor Roll recognition also includes college readiness in students.