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P-TECH

 

Del Rio High School is expanding higher education opportunities for students with the start of P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School). Through a partnership with Southwest Texas Junior College (SWTJC), students who enter DRHS P-TECH will have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and various college credit hours leading up to an Associate degree in one of three distinct areas: Radiologic Technology, Nursing, or Teaching.

DRHS P-TECH students will be able to:

  • Earn college credit hours and work toward completion of an Associate degree in one of three distinct areas: Radiologic Technology, Nursing, or Teaching.
  • Earn nationally recognized industry certifications in Health Science or Education that will be used in their future careers
  • Engage in mentorships with Health Science or Education professionals through our partnerships with Val Verde Regional Medical Center and San Felipe Del Rio CISD.
  • Experience hands-on training via clinical rotations at the hospital or field experience in the classroom in order to become more familiar with their future career.
  • Transition to complete their Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree at the university level, well ahead of their classmates.

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