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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    NG
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Odessa Career & Technical Early College High School is a highly rated, public school located in Odessa, TX. It has 319 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
2001 W University Blvd
Odessa, TX 79764
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1000
6 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
Median Household Income
$63,145
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,052
National
$949
Median Home Value
$149,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
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  • Spirit Week
    67%
  • Fall Festival
    33%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
319
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,058
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.2%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
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Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
$9,393/ year
National
$12,239
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Odessa Career & Technical Early College High School Reviews

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The overall experience was great. I feel that the teacher actual care about us, and our experience their. We has some inconsistencies with our staff so it would take some time for them to understand how we are. We always had lots of school activities to parttake in, such as dance club, student council, and robotics clubs. I personally partook in yearbook club and got the opportunity to capture of school year in pictures. Every club teacher was ran by a teacher how actually enjoyed the activities in the school itself. We may be a small school but we have a lot of love for one of each other care about what we do in and out of school.
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I love my school, as the teachers and staff are very involved. My only issue is the lack of electives we have. We don't have many options that express our personal interests and talents. Instead, we are thrown into classes that are simply there to fill in our schedule. There is no room for personal choice. We all take the same classes eventually, which causes a poor attitude amongst students. Despite this, we have amazing teachers that run many fun activities we students enjoy. It really is a great school that simply needs more support in expanding.
My experience here was very stressful, but I would like to think that due to the fact that we as senior are the pioneers of the school. Everything was a bit rough in the first years because the school was just starting out. At times, I do wish I was able to go to a regular high school and wish I could've experienced that life. The THRILL which is not as bad as it sounds. I just mean that although the spirit to succeed here at OCTECHS is great, nothing BIG happens. I'll never get to experience a football game or pep rally, I'll never be able to continue my fourth year in choir, and I'll never be able to run for court. With all these sacrifices I made coming into this school. I still like the small environment here, everyone knows each other and you connect with your teachers. OCTECHS is a great school, I lost the chance to experience going to high school, but the things I was offered isn't something everyone else could get. I was one out of a hundred chosen and that makes me happy.