Snyder High School

9th-12th Snyder High School

Principal's Message

Shaye Murphy

Mr. Shaye Murphy, SHS Principal

SNYDER HIGH SCHOOL | Equipping Students for a Successful Future

In a P-TECH school, students earn a high school diploma, an industry-recognized associate degree, and gain relevant work experience in a growing field.

Snyder PTech

Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH)

Snyder ISD provides students with a seamless path from high school, to post-secondary education, to employment. In a P-TECH Academy, students earn a high school diploma and professional credentials. These include educational certificates, diplomas, and degrees. Students also engage in work-based education at every grade level, such as internships, apprenticeships, or other forms of job training programs.

With the support of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), we target thriving industries in the region, to address key workforce needs in high-demand fields. The P-TECH Model gives students an opportunity to:

  • earn an associate degree while earning their high school diploma

  • earn a two-year postsecondary certificate or industry certification

  • complete work-based training gain work experience through internships, apprenticeships, or other job training programs

  • Prepare for military enlistment

Mission: Prepare all students with the knowledge and skills to meet the needs of our local and global workforce.

Vision: All students will be equipped to succeed in college, career, or military pathways upon graduation from Snyder High School.

Dual Credit College Courses

Students may earn all or some credits required to complete an associate degree. Students who are enrolled in PTECH may also take college credit, up to an associate's degree, through Texas State Technical College or Western Texas College. Learn more about our P-Tech program.& PRODUCTION | Petroleum Certificate

Internship Opportunities

Snyder P-Tech Early College High School takes pride in developing and sustaining healthy partnerships with our collegiate partners and area employers.

Students participate in workplace opportunities which include mentoring, site visits and internships — all designed to support each students’ professional and academic growth.

Opening Doors: Industry Based Certifications


  • NETWORKING SYSTEMS | Informational Technology Certificate / CCENT

  • RENEWABLE ENERGY | Associate of Science and/or FAA Section 107-Pilot License

  • PLANT SCIENCE | Floral Design Certificate

  • AUTOMOTIVE | Level 1 and/or Level 2 Certification and/or ASE Certification

  • OIL & GAS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION | Petroleum CertificateWELDING | Beginning Certification

  • TEACHING & TRAINING | Associate of Arts in Teaching or Childhood Development - students may earn a Bachelors from Texas Tech University within one year of graduating High School

  • HEALTHCARE THERAPEUTIC | EMT, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Tech, Medical Assistant

  • LAW ENFORCEMENT | Associate of Applied Science, Criminal Justice and/or Level 1 Certificate

  • WELDING | Beginning Certification

Learn more about our P-Tech program.


Students enjoy an array of academic options above and beyond the basics. Advanced courses are available through dual-credit college courses and honors courses in English, math, social studies, and science. Students may pursue their interests and try something new through a wide range of electives.


Athletics at Snyder High School is about more than a score. We emphasize moral character, perseverance, teamwork, and commitment.

  • Football

  • Volleyball

  • Tennis

  • Cross Country

  • Basketball

  • Softball

  • Baseball

  • Golf

  • Soccer

  • Track

  • Powerlifting

Learn more about Snyder ISD Athletics Programs here.

Fine Arts

Award-winning programs in theatre, choir, art, and band provide an enriching and well-rounded education.  Learn more about Snyder ISD Fine Arts Programs here.

Student Organizations in the High School

Extra-Curricular Student Organizations

Students have an opportunity to pursue their interests through involvement and leadership in student organizations.

  • Future Farmers of America (FFA)

  • Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE)

  • Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)

  • SkillsUSA

  • Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)

  • National Honor Society

  • Color Guard

  • Student Council

  • Cheerleading

and more!

Inspiring Electives

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources | Principles of Ag, Food & Natural Resources, Professional Standards in Agribusiness, Agribusiness Marketing & Management, Livestock Production, Small Animal Management, Equine Science, Floral Design, Horticulture Science, Advanced Plant & Soil Science, Food Technology & Safety, Food Processing, Ag Mechanics and Metal Technology, Energy and Natural Resources, Oil & Gas Production, Practicum in Agriculture, and Food & Natural Resources

Architecture | Principles of Architecture, Architectural Design, and Practicum in Architectural Design

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications | Principles of Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications and A/V Production with Lab

Business and Marketing | Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance, Business Information Management, Virtual Business, Human Resources Management, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Career Preparation

Construction | Principles of Construction, Construction Technology, and Practicum in Construction

Culinary Arts | Principles of Hospitality & Tourism, Introduction to Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts, Advanced Culinary Arts, Practicum in Culinary Arts, CTED Culinary Arts, and CTED Hospitality Services

Education & Training | Principles of Education & Training, Human Growth & Development, Instructional Practices in Education & Training, and Practicum in Education & Training

Fine Arts | Art I, Photography, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Theatre, Theatre Production, Technical Theatre, Choir, Music Appreciation, Jazz Band, and Band

Health Sciences | Principles of Health Science, Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Health Science & Theory, and Practicum in Health Science

Human Services | Principles of Human Services, Family & Community Services, Child Development, Counseling & Mental Health, Child Guidance, and Interpersonal Studies

Information Technology | Principles of Information Technology, Networking, Web Technologies, and Computer Technician

Journalism | Newspaper and Yearbook

Languages | Spanish I-IV and Computer Science

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security | Principles of Law, Public Safety, Correction and Security; Criminal Investigation; and Forensic Science

Manufacturing | Principles of Manufacturing, Welding, and Practicum in Manufacturing

Renewable Energy | Principles of Applied Engineering, Engineering & Natural Resources Technology; Scientific Research & Design; Principles of Technology; and Engineering Science

Speech | Professional Communication, Oral Interpretation, and Debate

Sports Medicine / Health | Health, Advanced Health, and Sports Medicine I - III

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics | Principles of Transportation Systems, Automotive Basics, and Automotive Technology I & II

Contact Us

Snyder High School

3801 Austin Ave., Snyder, TX 79549


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