FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Following board approval in January, Fort Bend ISD is launching three new programs for the 2019-20 school year. Early College High School and Pathways in Technology Early College High School programs will provide students with opportunities to earn college credit, an associate degree, a two-year postsecondary certificate or industry certification – all while earning their high school diploma.
ECHS Program Information
The ECHS programs are open to all current FBISD 8th grade students, who can commit to completing a four-year program, beginning their freshman year of high school through their senior year. The three ECHS programs to which students may apply include:
- Early College High School at Marshall High School that features coursework applicable to any degree program
- Pathways in Technology Early College High School at Hightower High School – Health Science that features coursework focused on specific health science degree plans
- Pathways in Technology Early College High School at Willowridge High School – Computer Programming that features coursework focused on specific computer programming degree plans
The application window opened Monday, Feb. 11 and closes Friday, March 22. There are no criteria or pre-requisites for eligibility into the programs. More information about the programs and how to apply can be found on the Early College High School and P-TECH webpages.