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Graduation schedule and other things you should know about upcoming Commencements

In the space of one week, nearly 2,000 Ector County ISD seniors will walk the stage at graduation and step into the next, exciting phase of their lives. We want students, parents, and guests to enjoy each of the ceremonies, whether in-person or via live-streaming.

Here are the dates, times, and locations for all 6 ECISD graduation ceremonies. Streaming information will be added next to each listing as it becomes available.

May 17, 6:00 p.m. - OCTECHS at Odessa College Sports Center -

May 17, 8:00 p.m. - Odessa Collegiate Academy at Odessa College Sports Center -

May 22, 7:00 p.m. - G.H.W.B. New Tech Odessa at Wagner Noel PAC

May 23, 7:00 p.m. - STEM Academy at Wagner Noel PAC - no live-stream

May 23, 8:30 p.m. - Permian High School at Ratliff Stadium - 

May 24, 8:30 p.m. - Odessa High School at Ratliff Stadium -


Because the Permian HS and Odessa HS ceremonies are outdoors at Ratliff Stadium, there are some other guidelines for parents, family, and friends to be aware of.

First, if bad weather results in one or both ceremonies being postponed, the make-up day will be Saturday, May 25.

Second, there will be four entrances and exits. Please see the maps below for the traffic patterns that will be in place for both ceremonies at the stadium. This is important to know to determine your best route to the stadium.

Third, all Ratliff Stadium guidelines will be enforced, including the clear bag policy. You can find all those stadium guidelines here on the ECISD website. -

To ensure everyone can enjoy the ceremonies, here are a few things that are not allowed in the stadium during graduation:

Camera bags

Outside food or drink – except one unopened bottle of water per person


Air horns/noisemakers

Fat heads/flags/posters/banners             




Drones (FAA regulations)

List of stadium guidelines in graphic
























Overhead map of traffic flow into the stadium  Overhead map of traffic flow out of the stadium