final exemptions

In order to be exempt from a final exam a student must fulfill two requirements, 1. Have a 90 or above grade average for the semester and 2. Have 3 or less absences during the semester. All students must REMAIN on campus during finals week. The Fine Arts Auditorium will be open for those students who are exempt from an exam. 

Congratulations to the Coronado High Q team

Hi Q Team

The Coronado High Q team defeated Ysleta High School on Tuesday to win the city championship. The team will be traveling to Dallas next month to defend its national championship title. Team members are Luke Minton, Sheel Patel, Deepak Muthyala, Andrew Barnett, and Krishni Tahiliani and they are coached by Matthew Ballway.

Yearbook Distribution and Sales

Yearbooks may only be purchased from the Business Office for $92 before school, at lunch and after school until 4:30. Checks will no longer be accepted - cash only.
           Students who have already bought a book and did not attend the distribution party may pick up their books in Room A-30 before school, at lunch, or after school starting on Tuesday, May 17.

 Congratulations to Mrs. Barbara Mendez!!

Mrs. Mendez has been given an all-expense paid trip to Santa Monica, California as a guest of Vista Higher Learning. Vista Higher Learning is leading a seminar featuring Ken Stewart and Juan Carlos Morales called “Brain Changers: World Language Teachers in Action". We look forward to hearing about your experience Mrs. Mendez!!


Coronado High School would like to express our gratitude to all EPISD Board Members.  You were elected to serve our kids to help ensure strong communities and stronger schools. We appreciate your time and effort!!

Congratulations to Coronado's Quest Bridge Winner Luz Garcia Magadan 

Senior Luz Garcia Magadan is in the top 2% of class. She is part of the Coronado High School IB program. Ms. Magadan is a humble hardworking student who has great resiliency in overcoming adversity.  Education has always been a primary focus for her and her entire family.  Her mother has been the driving force by instilling the value of education in all of her children. For more information about Quest Bridge and the opportunity it offers go to


 Attendance Rules Explained

Please click here to open a District brochure that clearly explains the State 90% Attendance Policy and how it is  being dealt with.

Congratulations to Coronado's 4 National Merit Semifinalists

Seniors Luke Minton, Gyan Moorthy, Callahan Moore and Jungwoo Lee were named National Merit Semifinalists on September 9th. Four out of the seven National Merit Semifinalists from El Paso are Coronado students. natl merit scholars
According to a news release cited by the El Paso Times, the students must submit an application, essay and recommendation in addition to performing  well on the SAT in order to become a finalist and qualify for a National Merit Scholarship.

About 90 percent of semifinalists become finalists, and half of finalists receive a National Merit Scholarship and are named Merit Scholars, according to the release.

Last year, two Coronado students, Andrew Paton and Teddy Cai, were named National Merit Scholars.



    The 4th annual CHS Pantene Beautiful Lengths event will happen on May 18. If you have eight inches of undyed hair to help make a wig for a cancer patient, please sign up in the Student Activities Office.

    Congratulations to the Coronado teams who competed in the El Paso STEM Fiesta competitions. Ishank Arora, Isabella Canava and Melinda Hsieh placed 4th in the Exhibit Challenge. The Coding Challenge team placed 1st and each team member won $300. On the team was Ishank Arora, Jungwoo Lee and Luke Minton. The Gaming team consisting of Jungwoo Lee and Andrew Barnett also placed 1st and each team member won $300. And finally, the Prudential Math team placed 1st. On the Prudential Math team was Sheel Patel, Amy Barnett, Jungwoo Lee and Andrew Barnett. Each team member won $625 AND also earned $1000 for the school to develop more math challenge teams. This is a huge accomplishment and we are so proud of our students who represent Coronado in these intellectual competitions.

    Congratulations to Coronado's yearbook and newspaper students, who placed NATIONALLY in competition in Los Angeles on April 14-17. Kynan Marlin was awarded Honorable Mention and Newspaper Editorial Writing, and Samantha Diwa was awarded Honorable Mention in Yearbook Academics Writing. In addition, the 2015 Legend Yearbook was named #10 ion the Best of Show category.


    Congratulations to the Odyssey of the Mind team for place 4th and 5th at the state competition this past weekend.


      Coronado College Visits
      Many colleges are sending representatives to Coronado.
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      Coronado Federal Report Card
      The Federal Report Card for Coronado is now available on the District's website at this link: or on the Texas Education Agency's website at
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