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When students walk through the doors of Highlands, they enter a community that blends 60 years of tradition and pride with a new $65 million facility. Our Engineering Institute magnet program aims to inspire and prepare scholars in engineering and computer science with enhanced curriculum, extracurricular opportunities and individualized support. Through partnerships, Highlands provides students with professional mentors and activities that align with real-world career skills, such as the Jungle Disk IT Internship, Frost Bank Financial Youth Academy and the ACE - Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Mentor Program. The Mighty Owls invite you to become part of our legacy.

Grades: 9-12

Hours of operation: 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Choice Program Specialization: Engineering Magnet: Engineering, Computer Science Networking/IT and Computer Science Programming (Application required for Magnet Program)

Academic Offerings: Career Pathways in Agriculture Studies • Culinary Arts • Business Management and Marketing • Criminal Justice/Law • Health Science • Teacher Education • Computer Science • Information Technology • Engineering • Architecture

Extracurricular Programs: Athletics • Band • Choir • Mariachi • Orchestra • Dance • Theatre • Cheer • Pep Squad • JROTC • Drill Team • Academic Decathlon • National Honor Society • STEM Club • Girls Who Code • Future Farmers of America (FFA) • Business Professionals of America (BPA) • Yearbook • Class Leadership • Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society • National Art Honor Society • Peer Assistance and Leadership (PALs) • Go Green Environmental Club • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) • Gamma Sigma Girls • Architecture, Construction, Engineering Mentor Program (ACE)


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