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ECHS Recruiting For 2022-23 School Year


Early College High School (ECHS) is now taking applications for the 2022-23 school year. ECHS is an innovative high school program that provides a pathway for students to graduate with a high school diploma, workplace qualifications and the opportunity to attain an Associate degree at no cost.

“We are excited to think about what the 2022-23 school year will bring and are eager to admit our next group of freshman students into the Beaumont Early College High School,” said Melanie Pharis, ECHS principal. “The opportunity afforded to our students is truly an opportunity of a lifetime.”

The team has scheduled visits throughout the community over the next several weeks, presenting information on the program to the class of 2026.

“We are looking forward to getting back to the middle school campuses. Each one is working with us and within their safety protocols so we can speak to eighth graders directly and we are excited to do it!”

To apply, you must:

  • Complete and submit the application form.
  • Be a resident of the City of Beaumont.
  • Have a desire to achieve and a willingness to work hard.
  • Complete the process outlined in the application.
  • Submit two teacher recommendations obtained from a current Math, Science, Social Studies, or English teacher.

The first round application deadline for submission is December 17, 2021. For more information on the program or to apply, visit