Early College HS Magnet

What is ECHS?

ECHS is a program that provides students with the opportunity to earn up to 60 free college hours with the potential to earn an associate’s degree. ECHS embeds social/emotional supportive measures throughout the program to encourage young learners who have the potential to do advanced work.

Sachse ECHS

Program Overview

  • Partnership with Dallas College Richland Campus
  • Follows ECHS Model
  • 60+ College Credit Hours
  • Transportation is provided
  • "School Within a School" Model

Admission is open enrollment, with no minimum requirements.


Degree Plans

  • Associate of Arts

  • Associate of Science

Sachse Early College Contacts:

Magnet Advisor: Melody Sawasaki
Early College Principal: Melinda Crook
ECHS Counselor: Jodi Newman
P-TECH Counselor: Andrea Blankenship

For FAQs, Webinars, and other information regarding both of our Early College programs, please visit our ECHS & P-TECH Information page.

Blueprint & Benchmarks