Gives qualified high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to earn college credit while completing high school requirements.
Early College High School
Is a partnership high school program between Independent School Districts and Dallas County Community Colleges that offers high school students, most of whom are first generation college students, the opportunity to earn an Associates Degree by the time they graduate from high school.
Middle College High School
Provides motivated, mature students a unique opportunity to attend a high school located on the El Centro College campus.
Gateway to College
A program that allows students to complete their high school diploma and progress towards a college degree or certificate. Students eligible for the Gateway to College program are students who have earned no more than 17 high school credits and/or within five credits from graduation; are current or former Garland or Mesquite ISD students who reside in those school districts; and are between 16 to 20 years old.
A national high school-based program geared toward preparation for college.
Richland Collegiate High School
An open enrollment dual credit charter high school for 11th and 12th grade students. An RCHS student can graduate from high school at the same time they are earning an associate degree from Richland College. Admissions is limited to first-time juniors who have completed 12 high school credits by the end of their sophomore year or 15 credits prior to RCHS's spring semester. Program participation is limited to students living in one of the following counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant. The high school is located on the Richland College campus.
Develops the academic and motivational potential of students in grades 9-11 to prepare them for college success.