The mission of Early College High School is to provide all students, particularly those who are under-represented, the opportunity to complete a high school diploma, earn college credit, and develop both a vision and a specific plan to create the life they want to live.
Early College High School (ECHS) is an opportunity for students to blend high school and college in a coherent, personalized and rigorous education program at Portland Community College. Designed as an option for the last two years of high school, students generally attend PCC full time for six terms. Tuition is paid for by the Beaverton School District. It is possible for a student to earn a high school diploma, a Transfer Degree, an Associate's Degree or up to two years of college credit in their career pathway.
Early College High School is an options program available to students in the Beaverton School District and partner districts. Juniors and eligible seniors may apply during the fall, winter, and spring terms.