The principal, Mr. Villarreal is in charge of not only Jefferson High School, but Silva Health Magnet as well. I have worked with him the past 5 years and have found him to be the best person I have ever worked with in the past 34 years that I have worked. He is considerate and fair. He cares about
... Read more his students, teachers, staff, and the administrators that work with him. He wants the best for the students at Jefferson/Silva Magnet and works around the clock to see that everything posible is done to maintain one of the best schools in El Paso. Read less
Posted by a staff on 09/24/06
I work as a staff developer on high school campuses. Mr. Vilareal ranks as one of the best administrators I've had the pleasure of working with. He truly has a passion for providing a quality education to his students.
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Posted by a teacher on 04/24/06
Mr. Villarreal is a very caring and great leader. He really cares about his students and the community. Mr. Villarreal talks with the students during lunch and between classes, he even knows the students by their name. He is the kind of leader that would be a benefit to any school or district. He
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Posted by a parent on 05/20/05
Mr. Villarreal does not care about students only himself. His leadership is lacking and does not support the teachers. The test scores clearly show that Jefferson requires new leadership.
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* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
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ROTC, Business and Technology, Health, Phys Ed, Vocational Education
French, Foreign Language, Spanish
Orchestra, Band, Music, Choral
English / Language Arts, Journalism, ESL/Bilingual/ESOL
Speech/Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Special Needs, Life Skills
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Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
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English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
El Paso schools — Jefferson High School is located at 4700 Alameda Ave, El Paso TX 79905. 4700 Alameda Ave is in the 79905 ZIP code in El Paso, TX The school district for Jefferson High School is the El Paso Isd. Jefferson High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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