ISD                                     ECHS Name                                                        Established    

    Kingsville ISD                      HM King Early College High School                        2014-2015

    Alice ISD                             Alice Early College High School                             2015-2016

    Jim Hogg ISD                      Hebbronville Early College High School                  2015-2016

    Karnes City ISD                   Karnes City Early College High School                    2015-2016      

    Riviera ISD                          Seahawk Early College Academy                           2015-2016   

    San Diego ISD                     San Diego Early College High School                     2015-2016

    Charlotte ISD                      Charlotte Early College High School                       2017-2018

    Freer ISD                            Next Generation Medical Academy                         2017-2018

    Benavides ISD                     Benavides Early College High School                      2019-2020

    Brookes County ISD             Falfurrias High School                                           2019-2020

    San Marcos CISD                 San Marcos High School                                        2019-2020






    Brookes County ISD      

    Falfurrias ECHS           



    Raymondville ISD 

    Raymondville ECHS 



    San Diego ISD  

    San Diego ECHS 





    Early College High Schools (ECHS) are innovative high schools that 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, and  
    • Reduce barriers to college access. 
    Click the link to view CCRSM Updates.   
    ECHS Summer Programs

    The ECHS Summer programs (AKA "Bridge") are designed for rising 9th grade students that will be part of the designated ECHS. This program provides students with opportunities to improve their skills and prepare themselves for college level coursework. Components of this program include: EDUC 1300 (My Cougar Course), TSI Prep, and college readiness workshops.       

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    For more information regarding ECHS partnerships with CBC and the Designation application process, please contact Susie Gaitan, CBC Dual Enrollment Director (IHE Liaison) at mgaitan@coastalbend.edu or (361) 354-2714.