Navarro Early College High School in north Austin is committed to a culture of academic excellence with a tradition grounded in pride, respect and responsibility. The school is divided into three smaller learning communities, and each student is valued as an individual and has access to a broad base of opportunities. Academic and extracurricular programs, including fine arts and athletics, are competitive on the state and national levels. The highly skilled and educated faculty and staff have been consistent over the years in training top citizens and community leaders. A robust career and technology education program includes the W. Neal Kocurek Health Sciences Institute, which prepares students for careers in health-related fields as well as offers courses in cosmetology and media production.