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       
    San Diego ISD   San Diego Early College High School   2015-2016  
    Riviera ISD   Seahawk Early College Academy    2015-2016  

     ECHS Partners 

    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. 

    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. 

    Summer Bridge Program Schedule 

    Karnes City ECHS             May 30- July 5                   9:00 am - 1:30 pm              Location: CBC- Beeville 
    Karnes City ECHS            TBA          8:00 am- 2:30 pm           Location: ECHS
    San Diego ECHS             May 30 - June 29         9:00 am - 11:30 pm           Location: CBC-Alice
    Alice ECHS             May 30 - July 5               8:00 am - 12:30 pm                  Location: CBC-Alice  
    Kaufer ECHS                TBA            1:00 pm- 3:00 pm            Location: CBC-Kingsville
    Hebrronville ECHS             TBA             TBA            Location: ECHS
    H.M. King ECHS             TBA            1:00 pm - 3:30 pm                  Location: ECHS  

    For more information regarding the Bridge programs, please contact ECHS/Dual Enrollment Specialist, Jackie Witte, at (361) 354-2720. 



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