About the English Learner Institute

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Mission: to provide a supportive, family-like learning environment where students feel connected and thrive.

Vision: to develop empowered students ready for success in college and employment.



Grades 9 – 12
Admission to the English Learners Institute is made by the Program Coordinator.

This program is for HILT/HILTEX students (under age 21) who are interested in completing a high school diploma while learning valuable career and technical skills. Students benefit from:

  • small class sizes
  • individualized support
  • career and technical training (leading to certifications/licenses)
  • college credits through dual enrollment
  • individual and group counseling
  • before and after-school tutoring
  • mentoring

Referrals to the English Learner Institute include students who:

  • may benefit from a smaller, supportive academic environment,
  • need additional time to complete high school, and /or
  • are interested in career and technical education

Contact Information:

Ms. Amanda Trevino

Amanda Ercilla Treviño, LCSW
Program Coordinator




Join me in congratulating one of our ELI seniors, Criseyda Garcia Reyes! Always enthusiastic to assist with her artistic skills in any school event. Her smile and sense of humor brightens the day. Keep spreading joy, Criseyda! #ClassOf2020 https://t.co/VYhDmfrnao
Published May 27, 20 9:10AM