Early College High School at CHS
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ECHS Class of 2019
53 ECHS Graduates completed a total of 2,072 college credits.
College tuition savings of $1,084,989 (based on the college or university they attended).
Students received $1,580,535 in scholarships.
The class of 2019 had 30 senior ECHS students who participated in the Ivy Tech commencement before their CHS graduation!
ECHS Class of 2017 through 2019
102 ECHS Graduates completed a total of 3,724 college credits.
College tuition savings of $1,853,204 (based on the college or university they attended).
Students received $2,442,587 in scholarships.
The class of 2018 had 6 senior ECHS students who participated in the Ivy Tech commencement before their CHS graduation!
What is a Pathway?
A sequence of courses which enables students to earn a 30 hour block of credits that must be accepted as a core credit at any public Indiana college/university.
The pathway matches a college program of study.
Completing a pathway reduces students' time to completion of a bachelor degree by 2 semesters - or one full year of college! Saves time and money!
CHS is one of only 31 endorsed Early College High Schools in the state of Indiana!
Early College High School gives students a head start on the rest of their lives.
What is Early College High School?
Students earn college credit while in high school, decreasing the amount of time it takes to complete a college degree.
Students and families benefit from reduced or FREE tuition costs.
Students receive enhanced support that may include any of the following:
Each grade level at CHS has its own cohort of ECHS students
Meetings with advisors
College information and yearly field trips
Study skills and learning styles
Serve as Student Ambassadors
Complete Service Learning projects
Students attend the National College Fair at the Indianapolis Convention Center - Class of 2019
Three pathways are offered at CHS. Click on each pathway to learn more about the program.
ECHS Credit Stats
Students may earn up to 15 - 23 'transferable' college credit hours
24+ 'transferable' college credit hours
Receive a seal on your diploma
30+ college credit hours as a 'block'
Equals completion of a pathway
Equals one year of college credits!
The photo to the left shows students attending the National College Fair - Class of 2017
The photo below shows students playing a trivia game at IUPUI - Class of 2019
GET the FACTS about ECHS at CHS
CHS is one of only 31 endorsed ECHS schools in Indiana.
ECHS courses are partnered with Ivy Tech Community College and Indiana University.
Any CHS student may enroll in an Ivy Tech course for FREE during their senior year: on-line or on-campus.
Students enroll in dual credit courses, which allows them to complete BOTH high school AND college credits simultaneously.
CHS became endorsed in 2013 - and was the 7th endorsed school in the state.
Currently, there are 317 students enrolled in ECHS, with 20 teachers of college dual credit courses.
College and Career Information
May Ivy Tech Commencement – Class of 2019
IUPUI Field Trip – Class of 2019
National College Fair trip to Indy – Class of 2021
Students Present Business Plan