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Del Valle High School
Points of Pride
Del Valle High School is a TEA Recognized Comprehensive High School in the Ysleta Independent School District. Del Valle High School is known for excellence in both academics and athletics.
A 2016 U.S. News and World Report listed Del Valle as a top performing High School in the nation. Del Valle earned an Extraordinary Achievement Distinction Designation rating from the Texas Education Agency for the 2015 school year. Areas of recognition are Reading/English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and College Readiness. Del Valle also earned Top 25% in Student Progress and Closing Performance Gaps.
The school, known as the Conquistadores, is designated by the TEA as home to two Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academies for both Business and Engineering.
Del Valle High School is home to many outstanding sports teams that show why the school is referred to as “Big Bad Blue”. The football team, under coach Jesse Perales, is continually ranked at the top of the district. The boy’s soccer team has proven themselves as an elite team by winning several state championships. The softball and baseball teams are in the playoffs year after year. Track and field has had a recent district championship and basketball, wrestling, swimming, golf and tennis are all on the rise!
Del Valle is home to an award-winning dance team called Fuego. The team has won awards from across the southwest. The Del Valle marching band is known throughout El Paso as the band to watch and listen to! Speech and Debate is represented at State year after year. The JROTC team continually win awards and truly represent our great school!
Coming in 2017, Del Valle will be home to a new Fire Academy! The new academy will compliment the Law Enforcement Academy and the rest of the top tier Career and Technology classes.