Early College HS magnet

Beginning Fall of 2020

Early College High School (ECHS) provides students an opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and 60 college credit hours. Students are offered rigorous instruction and accelerated courses along with academic and social support services to help students succeed in the classroom. 

ECHS provides this dual credit opportunity at no cost to students. Don't wait to earn an Associate of Arts Degree!

What are the benefits:

  • Earn up to 60 college credit hours to transfer anywhere in Texas and beyond
  • Learn from specifically selected teachers and rigorous college professors 
  • Complete four years of high school and two years of college in only four years
  • Receive individualized academic, transfer and career advising
  • Take college electives in art, drama and social work
  • Access the college experience early
  • FREE college courses = BIG SAVINGS! 

Students must apply to participate in this program during the magnet application window. For more important dates and details, please visit the the district Magnet page.

Magnet Programs (magnet application required) 

Offerings available to all Eagles

  • AP and dual credit classes
  • Athletics teams
  • Career and technical education (CTE) courses
  • College, career & military readiness (CCMR) programs
  • Visual and performing arts programs

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Blueprint & benchmarks