Fort Bend ISD to launch Early College High School and Pathways in Technology programs for the 2019-20 school year (2/12/2019)
All current FBISD 8th graders eligible to apply, applications now accepted
FORT BEND ISD (February 12, 2019) – Following Board approval in January, Fort Bend ISD is excited to launch three new programs for the 2019-20 school year. Early College High School and Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) 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 (PTECH) Early College High School at Hightower High School - Health Science that features coursework focused on specific health science degree plans
Pathways in Technology (PTECH) Early College High School at Willowridge High School - Computer Programming that features coursework focused on specific computer programming degree plans
The application window opens Monday, February 11 and closes Friday, March 22. There are no criteria or pre-requisites for eligibility into the programs. FBISD only asks that students be dedicated and committed to earning an associate degree or core college credit while earning a high school diploma. More information about the programs and how to apply can be found on the Early College High School and P-TECH webpages.