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What is P-TECH?P-TECH is an exciting new school within Ferris High School wherein your student will have an opportunity to earn college credits towards an associates degree, and gain industry experience, while they pursue their high school diploma. What really sets P-TECH apart from a regular early college high school is the career and technical certifications. Specifically, our courses are designed for students to earn industry certifications in their pathway.

Selected students can choose from one of 3 pathways:

  • Cyber Security
    • Pursuing a Cybersecurity Level 1 Certificate of Completion

    • Credits can be applied toward a Cybersecurity Level 2 Certificate of Completion

    • Credits can be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity

  • Education & Training
    • Pursuing an Associates in Arts in Teaching

    • Pursuing a Texas Teacher’s Aide Certification

  • Construction & Architecture
    • Pursuing an Occupational Skills Achievement Award in Building Inspection Level 1

    • Credits can be applied towards an Associates in Applied Science in Building Construction Technology

We inspire globally-minded learners who think critically, create, collaborate, and communicate.

We create future-ready opportunities for ALL.

P-TECH Application

  • Who is eligible? Current 8th graders who will attend FHS in the 2023-2024 school year. There are no prerequisites, but students must complete the application.

  • How do students apply? Visit the Counselors' Office. PAPER APPLICATIONS are available at Ferris Junior High. Applications are due back March 10, 2023 in the Counselors' Office.