Ector County Independent School District, established in 1921, is located in Odessa, Texas. It operates more than 25 elementary schools, six junior high schools, three high schools and three special campuses. Its elementary schools are up to sixth grade, junior high schools are from grades seven to nine and the high schools comprise grades 10 to 12. It has special campuses for students who want to complete their high school education after dropping out of school. The district s alternative and youth centers are for student with discipline problems. Its technical education center offers instruction to students in various areas, such as auto mechanics and woodworking. The school district offers a variety of educational, enrichment and extracurricular programs for its students. It has various departments, such as bilingual and English as second language, curriculum, special education, testing, instructional technology and resources.