Contact Information
Jimmy Carter Early College High School
603 N. College Dr.
La Joya, Texas 78560
Phone: (956) 323-2200
Fax: (956) 323-2201
Principal's Corner


Jimmy Carter Early College High School is committed to cultivating and shaping its students into 21st century leaders through its rigorous yet supportive academic and behavioral program.  Building on its legacy of excellence, Jimmy Carter seeks to develop life-long learners who are college and career ready, self-sustaining, and productive citizens in society.



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Erik Cruz, third place Science and top Biology score
2017 Prom Prince Jose Nava and Prom Princess Priscilla Guerrero
2017 Prom Duke Uriel Valle and Prom Duchess Natalie Zarate
2017 Prom King Ediel Trejo and Prom Queen Linda Barron
We would like to thank our Parent Volunteers for their selfless work and devotion to our campus' needs. We at Jimmy Carter are deeply appreciative of all that you do.
Congratulations Ms. Martin on your graduation from Harvard University! You inspire all Jimmy Carter students to achieve more.
The National Honor Society and Carter Members traveled to South Padre Island on Earth Day to do their part to keep our environment clean.
A big congratulations to Sol Garcia for earning the district Top Reader Award. Everyone at Jimmy Carter is proud of you.
The Class of 2017 receiving their RGV Lead Scholar cords for their upcoming graduation ceremony.
We would like to congratulate Ms. Queen Martin, our Math Teacher, for graduating with her Master's degree from Harvard University.
On behalf of the Jimmy Carter Faculty and Staff, we would like to thank our Parent Volunteers for their devotion to our campus' needs. We are deeply appreciative.
Pablo Rosillo taking a selfie as he gets his diploma
Preparing the tassels to become official high school graduates
Celebrating with the Alma Mater song
Victor Flores getting his diploma
Oberlin obtaining his diploma
Lizeth Leal, Valedictorian of the Class of 2017, obtaining her diploma
Mrs. Gomez-Perez, Jimmy Carter Principal, leads the students in the Alma Mater salute
Assembling together for the graduation ceremony.
Ms. Reyna, Jimmy Carter Counselor, posing with Skyla Zamora, Alissen Moreno, and Lizeth Leal
Mr. Arias, Math teacher, posing with the Class of 2017 graduates.
Ms. Gomez-Perez, Jimmy Carter Principal, posing with students as students prepare to take the stage.
Lizeth Leal, Jimmy Carter Valedictorian, delivering her valedictory speech to the Class of 2017
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Ms. Queen Martin's Harvard Graduation is Featured in The Monitor
Jimmy Carter's very own Algebra teacher has made Monitor news. On behalf of everyone at Jimmy Carter, we are proud of your hard work and accomplishments Ms. Martin. ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 06/10/2017
Source Page: Jimmy Carter News

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The Class of 2017 Salutatorian, Natalie Zarate
Jimmy Carter is proud of Natalie Zarate's accomplishments as our class Salutatorian. In the subsequent La Joya ISD video, Natalie explains her drive, motivation, and inspiration to succeed. ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 06/12/2017
Source Page: Jimmy Carter News

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Red Wolves Advance their Education Thanks to La Joya ISD
Red Wolves are hard at work this summer. Several of our students are able to advance thanks to the resources and opportunities La Joya ISD provides. Read more about what La Joya ISD is doing to help ... [read full article]
Posted Date: 06/23/2017
Source Page: Jimmy Carter News