Mission & Vision

  • Our Mission

    Elvis J. Ballew College, Career and Technology Academy will empower highly qualified and enthusiastic staff to instill in students a passion for inquiry, learning and compassion which will result in preparation for college and career success. We will provide a safe, caring, supportive environment where students with educational challenges can best develop the skills and character necessary to become active citizens and responsible stewards of our diverse and global community.


    Our Vision

    "Elvis J. Ballew College, Career and Technology Academy vision is to create a school culture in partnership with parents and community members that supports the academic, social, emotional and physical development of students who have not succeeded in traditional schools. All school staff will be highly qualified and caring instructors who will teach courses that are challenging, engaging, and standards- based. Students will be respectful, self-disciplined, productive citizens who think critically and make informed decisions that will lead to college and career readiness.”

Academic & Extracurricular Programs

  • STC Dual Enrollment

    Dual Language

    Welding Program

    Electrical Program

    Robotics Club

    Business Professionals of America

    Book Club


School Hours

  • Students: Start 8:45 AM- End 4:10 PM
    Teachers: Start 8:00 AM - End 4:20 PM

    Night School: Starts at 4:30 PM - Ends at 7:00 PM

Contact Us

  • 1100 U.S. 83 Business
    Pharr, TX 78577
    (956) 354-2520