Estacado Early College High School (EECHS) is a partnership between Lubbock Independent School District, Estacado High School and Texas Tech University. This partnership is one of the few in the nation that includes a Tier One university, and is the only one of its kind in the Big 12. Early College High School campuses give students the opportunity to begin earning college credit in their ninth-grade year and up to 60 hours by the time they graduate from high school, a value of up to $40,000.
Students are admitted through an application process, with additional requirements for those outside of the Estacado High School attendance zone. The Estacado Early College High School will only be offered to students within the Lubbock Independent School District.
Estacado Early College High School mission includes:
- Accelerated instruction in a school-within-a-school model
- Preparing students to start college coursework in their ninth-grade year with intensive coursework beginning their tenth-grade year
- The opportunity for students to graduate from high school with up to sixty (60) hours of their college education and tuition free
- An impressive faculty, experienced in college preparatory instruction
Click on the link- American Institutes for Research on the costs and benefits of early college high schools.
Due to the COVID-19 the senior banquet has been cancelled at this time.
Please continue to check your Google Classrooms and check both your Lubbock ISD email as well as your TTU email for dual credit.
It's important to know that the ApplyTexas application became available on July 1, 2020 and the Common App opens August 3, 2020 for students entering in the fall of 2021.
Summer Bridge, 2020
Letters have been sent to10th and 11th students to attend summer bridge.
New 9th grade students will have a bridge during the first semester and will not have to come up August 3rd & 4th.
AUGUST 3RD & AUGUGST 4TH AT ESTACADO. 8:30a.m.-11:30a.m.
At this time, we will follow all social distancing and other COVID-19 guidelines while conducting the August early college high school bridge. Please continue to be flexible during this time.
Snacks will be served during the bridge.
The curriculum for the summer bridge is by Cambridge and Mometrix. Also contributions for TSI-A curriculum come from Texas Tech University, College of Educdation.
Contact Mrs. Rodriguez for more information at 806-219-1473.
Field Trip Information
- FIELD TRIPS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE FALL, 2020
Texas Success Initiative Information
- TSI Testing available for any early college high school student on Monday, July 29th at 9am
- FALL TEST DATES TBA
EECHS TSI AGGREGRATE DATA AS OF 6-17-19
- READING PASSING RATE FOR ALL 3 COHORTS 75%
- WRITING PASSING RATE FOR ALL 3 COHORTS 95%
- MATH PASSING RATE FOR ALL 3 COHORTS 46%
EECHS STUDY SKILLS CURRICULUM
EECHS students are engaged and active in the AVID classes at Estacado! All early college students are required to be enrolled in AVID to support their efforts in the dual credit course work. Click AVID to get more information.
The EECHS Ambassador program markets through student voice and choice, their decision to join the early college high school program at Estacado High School to other students inside and outside of the school environment. The Ambassadors provide candid feedback to the campus administrators, as well as visitors to the campus. They provide service and leadership. They may also share information for high school, college, and career preparation journey. Ambassadors are chosen through application process. Contact Mrs. Rodriguez or one of the success coaches for more information.