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High School Programs

Still in high school? Mountain View College offers a number of programs designed to help high school students get on the fast track to a college education. Explore these programs to find one that fits your goals and interests.

Dallas ISD Collegiate Academies — are a partnership with the Dallas Independent School District to provide pathways of dual credit courses that lead towards college-level career and technical education certificates and associate degrees.

Dual Credit — gives qualified high school students an opportunity to earn college credit while completing high school requirements.

Trinidad “Trini” Garza Early College High School at Mountain View College — provides area high school students the opportunity to earn and accumulate enough dual credit or college credit at Mountain View College to graduate from both high school and community college.


Early College High School at MVC 


The Trinidad “Trini” Garza Early College High School at Mountain View College is a nonmagnet school that opened in August 2006, through a partnership between Mountain View College and the Dallas Independent School District. 

Through academic effort, motivation and collaboration, students at Trinidad ”Trini” Garza Early College High School at Mountain View College have the ability to earn and accumulate enough dual credit or college credit at Mountain View College to graduate from both high school and community college. 

Highlights of recent accomplishments and awards include: 
  • Trinidad “Trini” Garza Early College High School at Mountain View College has been listed as one of the best high schools in America by the Daily Beast/Newsweek. Only 17 schools in Dallas were selected, and Garza Early College was the only early college high school to receive the honor in Dallas. 
  • Recognized in 2012 as one of the best schools in the nation as the winner of the National Center for Urban School Transformation award 
  • Also recognized in 2012 as one of the Top 10 Public High Schools in North Texas by Children at Risk 
  • Recognized as a Texas Honor Circle Campus for High Academic Performance and Good Fiscal Planning (2013) 

For up-to-date information, please visit Dallas ISD’s Trinidad “Trini” Garza Early College High School Web page.