Early College Academy at CHHS

  • Early College Academy Scholars

    Enroll in dual credit and AP courses through the Early College Academy at Cedar Hill High School. Scholars can earn college credit or trade certifications by graduation. The academy allows CHHS students to experience an individualized graduation plan that includes extracurricular activities.  

    What are the benefits of the Early College Academy at CHHS?

    Scholars have a support system to help them achieve their college and career goals. They receive one-on-one attention to make informed decisions throughout high school. Scholars receive coursework and college credit in a comprehensive high school environment.

    What is the difference between Cedar Hill Collegiate High School and the Early College Academy?

    Early College Academy at CHHS

    • Most instruction provided by CHHS at CHHS
    • Access to all career and technical education and extracurricular activities
    • College credit available
    • School within a school

    Cedar Hill Collegiate High School

    • Most college classes are taken at Cedar Valley College
    • Cedar Valley College instructions
    • Access to select extracurricular activities
    • Associate degree upon graduation

    Who should apply to the ECA at CHHS?

    Current eighth- and ninth-graders who prefer rigorous coursework in a comprehensive environment.

    How do I apply?

    Applications open online Nov. 9 at chisd.net/schoolmint. Contact Academy Chancellor Niki Edwards at nikisha.edwards@chisd.net.

     Watch this video to learn more about the program.