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What is ECHS?

Early College High Schools are innovative high schools located on or near a college campus and allow students least likely to attend college an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and 60 college credit hours. Early College High Schools:


  • Provide dual credit at no cost to students
  • Offer rigorous instruction and accelerated courses
  • Provide academic and social support services to help students succeed
  • Increase college readiness
  • Reduce barriers to college access