Early College High School
How do students become involved in Early College High School (ECHS)?
The Austin Community College District provides the following benefits and services to ECHS programs:
Early College High School (ECHS) blends high school and college in a rigorous yet supportive program, compressing the time it takes to complete a high school diploma and the first two years of college.
Students in ECHS programs gain the kind of advanced skills increasingly demanded in today’s workplace. ECHS also offers a valuable opportunity to students who often are under-represented in college: minorities, students from low-income families, and those whose parents never attended college.