A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height blazoned: Sable, two pallets Tenné, in chief a heraldic Silver Bengal tiger passant and holding a Silver torch enflamed all Argent. Attached below the shield a Black scroll inscribed "AZTEC HIGH" in Silver letters.
Black and orange are the school colors. Black represents the determination of every cadet, while orange denotes their ambition. The tiger is the school's mascot and the enflamed torch represents the Army JROTC program. The alternating black and orange bars represent the five values of the Aztec Municipal School System: Collaboration, Rigor, Relevance, Success, and Relationships.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 1 April 2011.