•  Early College High School; P-Tech & STEM Partnerships  


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    ECHS NAME     




     Alice ISD       Alice Early College High   School         2015 - 2016       
     Beeville ISD         A. C. Jones Early College   High School      2022 - 2023    
     Karnes City ISD     


     Karnes City Early College   High   School    



     2015 - 2016 
     Karnes City ISD         Karnes City Early College   Last Cohart
     2022 - 2023  

    Kingsville ISD    

    H.M. King Early College High School       

    2014 - 2015       

    Riviera ISD   

     Kaufer Early College High School       

    2015 - 2016       

    San Diego ISD  

    San Diego Early College High School      

    2015 - 2016      

    San Marcos CISD     

    San Marcos Early College High School     2019 - 2020      










    Raymondville ISD      Raymondville P-TECH   2019-2020
    Pawnee ISD  

     Pawnee P-TECH     Child Care    2023-2024   

        Taft ISD    

    Taft P-TECH 

     Engineering Drafting & Design
    Nurse Aide
    Three Rivers ISD        Three Rivers
    Child Care Teacher   2023-2024  








    Lasara ISD  

    Lasara 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.        



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