Early College

Early College High Schools are standalone high schools that offer their own diploma but are not are not always located on the partner college campus. They have all of the main characteristics of Middle College High Schools—strong academic program, supportive environment—and are designed to serve the same target population. Early College High Schools also have a defined and structured program that enables the high school students to earn both their high school diploma and their associate degree in four to five years at no cost to the student.