Phone: 915-937-1202


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Benjamin Ortega, Principal


Our mission is to provide a select population of SISD students with a unique educational opportunity to attend both high school and college in a special campus environment that will challenge students to excel in their academic and personal endeavors.  Students will have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and a two-year Associates of Arts Degree upon graduation.


• Ensure all students are provided with a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment

• Provide all students with Endless Opportunities to be successful while earning a High School diploma and an Associate's degree

• Ensure all students are provided with rigorous and meaningful coursework that will better prepare them for their college and professional lives

• Empower the MECHS community, parents, and families to be full partners in our students' educational lives


National Blue Ribbon School 2012, 2018, 2016 National Center for Urban Transformation Silver School, U.S. News and World Report Recognized school, TEA Exemplary campus, Top 1% of High School in Texas according to schooldigger, "A" rated school by Niche, 10/10 rated school by, 6 TEA Distinctions in 2015 and 2016, Ranked 10 out of 1,193 high schools in "closing the gap" by Children at Risk, 2014 America's Top High Schools Award, 190 out of 14,000 US High School for "Beating the Odds" Newsweek, Educational Results Partnership & Institute for Educational Productivity and Texas Honor Roll School 2016,


• Socorro ISD's and El Paso's FIRST AND BEST Early College High School

• 100% graduation rate since 2010

• Associates degrees in Arts and Science with approximately 90% of enrolled students earning their degree

• Gates and Terry Scholarship grades 

• Business Professionals of America with over 70 students competing in state

• Student qualifiers for National Science Fair (INTEL)