Crosswinds Accelerated High School

Crosswinds Accelerated High School Crosswinds Accelerated High School is a Grand Prairie ISD school of choice Captures Kids' Hearts and provides accelerated instruction to meet the needs of at-risk students.


Diploma & Senior Gift Drive-Through Pick-Up!
Today, until 4:00pm
Tomorrow, 6/9/20 = 2:00pm - 6:00pm

If you don't pick-up your diplomas and senior gift today or tomorrow, you will have to wait until we re-open the school office on Monday, 7/13/20!!


CAHS 2020 Graduates: Don't forget to come to Crosswinds next week to pick up your diploma, transcripts, and senior gifts!!
Monday, 6/8/20 = 11:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, 6/9/20 = 2:00pm - 6:00pm


CAHS 2020 Grads - if you have not yet picked up your graduation tickets, you need to do so!
TODAY!! 1:00pm - 5:00p
or Tomorrow, Thursday, 2:00pm - 6:00pm!
We will NOT be at Crosswinds on Friday, you will not be able to pick up tickets after 6:00pm on Thursday, 6/4!!!!

Crosswinds Accelerated High School's cover photo

Crosswinds Accelerated High School's cover photo

CAHS 2020 Graduation tickets are here! All CAHS 2020 Grads - please come to CAHS for drive-through ticket pick-up on one...

CAHS 2020 Graduation tickets are here!
All CAHS 2020 Grads - please come to CAHS for drive-through ticket pick-up on one of the following dates:
1. Monday, 6/1/20 = 9:00am - 12:00pm
2. Tuesday, 6/2/20 = 3:00pm - 6:00pm
3. Wednesday, 6/3/20 = 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Grad #288 = Monica Hernandez
Grad #289 = Brandon Rosales
Grad #290 = Natalie Castaneda
Grad #291 = Alyssa Clark


Grad #286 = Pamela Flores
Grad #287 = Brenden Forbes-Waters


Grad #284 = Nadia Ortiz
Grad #285 = Ariel Guerra


Grad #270 = Hector Chairez
Grad #271 = Samantha Valdez
Grad #272 = Jose Campos
Grad #273 = Maria Flores
Grad #274 = Andrew Galvez
Grad #275 = Wendy Garcia
Grad #276 = Serenna Correa
Grad #277 = Israel Estrada
Grad #278 = Edwin Soriano
Grad #279 = Maria Ruiz
Grad #280 = Richard Ramirez
Grad #281 = Roberto Arellano
Grad #282 = Martez Vasser
Grad #283 = Edward Ortega



Dear 2020 Grads,
We have not yet received our graduation tickets from Globe Life Field...when we do, I will schedule drive-through ticket-pick-up at Crosswinds, and will let you all know when to come and get 'em!

Congratulations on earning your high school diplomas...I cannot wait to see you all turn your tassels and become official graduates of the Class of 2020 on June 5!

Dr. Meyer


Grad #223 = Kennedy Smith
Grad #224 = Zaharia Walker
Grad #225 = Yasmin Morales
Grad #226 = Salvador Munoz
Grad #227= Kyra San Miguel
Grad #228 = Omar Castillo
Grad #229 = Mariah Vargas
Grad #230= Adrianna Williams
Grad #231 = Axel Flores
Grad #232 = Mia Perez
Grad #233 = Jesus Villalobos
Grad #234 = Joshua Atakora
Grad #235 = Joseph Rios
Grad #236 = Jessica Zepeda
Grad #237 = Jhynella-Ann Amigo
Grad #238 = Joselyn Cruz
Grad #239 = Criselda Perez
Grad #240 = Abigail Rodriguez
Grad #241 = Raul Garcia Jr.
Grad #242 = Jannen Gamon
Grad #243 = Bryan Estrada
Grad #244 = Cinthia Balderas
Grad #245 = Ariana Benavidez
Grad #246 = Jessica Garcia
Grad #247 = Jose Villalpando
Grad #248 = Sanaa Carter
Grad #249 = Jonathan Chacon
Grad #250 = Sarah Rios
Grad #251 = Daisy Hernandez
Grad #252 = Cindy Cruz
Grad #253 = Brandon Calderon
Grad #254 = Jacquelin Favela
Grad #255 = Mariah Hodges
Grad #256 = Astrid Garcia
Grad #257 = Cesar Buenaventura
Grad #258 = Ashley Loveless
Grad #259 = Ahdai McCuin
Grad #260 = Alexandra Villalpando
Grad #261 = Leisly Del Angel
Grad #262 = Christopher Alvarado
Grad #263 = Kyleigh Cano
Grad #264 = Idris Bisiriyu
Grad #265 = Diana Turcios
Grad #266 = Angel Garza
Grad #267 = Fernanda Valencia
Grad #268 = Jarquavis Kent
Grad #269 = Christian Salinas


I mistakenly omitted Grad #172 when I previously posted this!

Grad #169 - Karla Juarez
Grad #170 = Aniyah Alexander
Grad #171 = Joseph Valenzuela
Grad #172 = Nicholas Cooper


Grad #215 = Irving Solis
Grad #216 = Roberto Solis
Grad #217 = Alexandra Olvera
Grad #218 = Caitlyn Blossom
Grad #219 = Angelica Lucio
Grad #220 = Yariv Martinez
Grad #221 = Alexi Blanco
Grad #222 = Stephanie Markum

Attention 2020 Grads - if you borrowed a laptop from school, please return it!!

Attention 2020 Grads - if you borrowed a laptop from school, please return it!!

2020 Grads - you will come to CAHS to pick up your diploma...we are also providing you with 1 official transcript, 1 uno...

2020 Grads - you will come to CAHS to pick up your diploma...we are also providing you with 1 official transcript, 1 unofficial transcript, 2 copies of the 2020 CAHS Graduation Program, a 2020 grad yard sign, and your Class of 2020 Graduate Gift!!

Diploma, Transcript, & Graduate Gift Drive-Through Pick Up:
Monday, 6/8 = 11:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday, 6/9 = 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Crosswinds Accelerated High School's cover photo

Crosswinds Accelerated High School's cover photo


Grad #205 = Alyssa Morante
Grad #206 = Jaycee Cruz
Grad #207 = Jose Alanis
Grad #208 = Mike Iboa
Grad #209 = Kentavion Bursey
Grad #210 = Jonathan Orona
Grad #211 = Destiny Macias
Grad #212 = Genesis Soto
Grad #213 = Jessica Reed
Grad #214 = Kindre Hambrick


Grad #204 = Eduardo Oranday


CAHS Graduation Update!!
We have more information regarding our graduation on June 5...but still not ALL information yet. The following is what we know now, we should have all of our questions answered and more information for you by the end of this week (on 5/22 at the latest). Also, we will soon schedule a Zoom graduate and parent/guardian graduation information meeting!!!

*Friday, 6/5/20
*Grads and guests need to be there at 4:00pm
*at Globe Life Field, Arlington
*it starts at 5:30pm sharp!
*5 tickets per graduate
*Grads and guests park in Lot R
*Parking is free
*Guests walk across the bridge from Lot R to the southwest entry
*Grads walk across the bridge from Lot R to the west entry
*No bags of any kind allowed in Globe Life Field
*No food or drink of any kind allowed in Globe Life Field - only sealed water bottles
*Grads must wear face masks (provided by GPISD, we will give them to you when you come in the west entry)
*Grads - no high heels!!! You have to walk pretty far, from the parking lot to the entry to your seat, to the field, back to your seat, then exiting the stadium, and there are a lot of stairs.

If graduates or guests need wheelchair/handicap access, please let us know - email [email protected]

Stay safe out there!

Dr. Meyer


Grad #195 = Michael Polanco
Grad #196 = Anthony Villalobos
Grad #197 = Erick Antunez
Grad #198 = Galilea Gadea
Grad #199 = Guadalupe Martinez
Grad #200 = Jarrod Guise
Grad #201 = Axel Amaya
Grad #202 = Helaina Pittman
Grad #203 = Jaysol Ortiz

Crosswinds Accelerated High School

Crosswinds Accelerated High School


Grad #192 = Nathaly Solis
Grad #193 = Edward Esparza
Grad #194 = Sergio Gonzalez


Grad #186 = Antonia Barrios
Grad #187 = Michael Carcamo
Grad #188 = Israel Estrada
Grad #189 = Carlos Bonilla
Grad #190 = Sommer Brooks
Grad #191 = Maria Zuniga


Grand Prairie ISD

Grand Prairie ISD

GPISD knows you have many questions about the upcoming Graduation Ceremonies. Our high school principals are doing a final walkthrough with Globe Life Field officials on Monday. Expect an email from your principal on Tuesday with details about parking, tickets, etc. We know this is an exciting and disappointing time for your families with not having our "normal" graduation activities. Please know we are committed to getting information out to you as soon as it is finalized. Our hearts go out to our Class of 2020. We want to make your graduation as history-making as your class has been. #WeAreGPISD #GPISDGraduates


Grad #184 = Felix Serrano
Grad #185 = Dezi Carrion


Grad #183 = Jessica Barrera


Grad #181 = Devin Watson
Grad #182 = Catalina Maldonado


Grad #177 = Jalen Jimenez
Grad #178 = Jae Elizardo
Grad #179 = Eloy Llerna Lopez
Grad #180 = Lindsey Blossom


The deadline for completing your classes and being counted as a 2020 graduate is Thursday, 5/21/20, 6:00pm!!

That gives you 8 more days...let us know if what you need to make this happen!!!!


CAHS 2020 Graduation!
Date = Friday, June 5, 2020
Time = 5:30pm
Location = Globe Life Field, Arlington

Details and procedures are still being finalized, but this is what we know at this point:

1. 5 guests per graduate
2. all graduates and staff are required to wear masks (GPISD is providing the masks for all grads and staff)
3. all graduates and staff are required to go through metal detectors before entering
4. all graduates and staff are required to have temperature scans before entering
5. all graduates will be seated on a lower level
6. all guests will be seated on upper level

We will share information regarding parking, how to get your tickets, social distancing requirements, photographer, etc. as soon as possible!

We are looking forward to seeing all of you!

Dr. Meyer


Grad #176 = Ricardo Rubio


1100 N. Carrier Prkwy
Grand Prairie, TX

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 07:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 07:00 - 16:30
Thursday 07:00 - 16:30
Friday 07:00 - 16:30


(972) 522-2950


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About Our School

Vision: The vision for Crosswinds Accelerated High School is to be a campus in which a student's race, economic situation, language, or previous experiences do not predict or determine their future outcomes.

Mission: Our mission is to nurture, mentor, and educate all students, especially those who have struggled in a traditional high school setting, in order to ensure their personal growth and success.

About Our School: Crosswinds Accelerated High School is a Grand Prairie ISD school of choice offering accelerated instructional opportunities to meet the needs of at-risk young adults. Our staff has enthusiasm for learning and student success, and for providing a safe, positive, technology-rich environment. CAHS is known for its positive climate, high academic expectations, enthusiastic teachers, and the strong partnership that exists between home and school.

CAHS is designed to provide a setting where students with a wide range of needs and educational abilities can excel in a non-traditional setting. Providing a safe and caring learning environment is a high priority of the CAHS staff. Students are provided a barrier-free environment and opportunities to achieve success, earn credits toward a high school diploma and develop feelings of self-worth and responsibility. We celebrate the multicultural experiences of our students and community.

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