What is AMP?
The Agriscience Magnet Program (AMP) is a unique experience within the North East ISD, which offers rigorous courses that are relevant to the student’s future and connected to the real world. Students have numerous facilities in which they are able to access state-of-the-art equipment that helps them solve complex problems and prepares them for the future.
The AMP is available to high school students that reside in the North East Independent School District.
Agricultural Education Instruction
Through agricultural education, students are provided opportunities for leadership development, personal growth and career success. Agricultural education instruction is delivered through three major components:
1.Classroom/laboratory instruction (contextual learning)
2.Supervised Agricultural Experience programs (work-based learning)
3.Student leadership organizations (FFA)
What makes us stand out from traditional high schools?
- The AMP Complex is located on 20 acres of the James Madison High School campus and offers 7 pathways of study including Agribusiness, Agriculture Mechanics, Animal Science, Environmental Science, Floriculture & Plant Science, Food Processing and Veterinary Technology.
- The AMP Complex is equipped with a variety of laboratories that provide students with hands-on training in skill areas that are necessary for occupations in agriculture, food production and natural resource management.
- Students may obtain industry-recognized certifications in the areas of Agriculture Mechanics, Animal Science, Environmental Science, Floriculture and Veterinary Technology.
- Dual credit course offerings allow students to earn college course credits while completing AMP courses in high school.
- The AMP is home to the James Madison FFA which is one of the largest and most highly recognized youth leadership programs in Texas providing students opportunities for personal growth, premier leadership, agricultural experiences and scholarships.