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Through June 2018

U.S. News & World Report

Silver Medal School


California Department of Education

Honor Roll School 


Gold Ribbon Award


California Distinguished School


AVID Member School

Since 2007

Career Technical Education Partner


Primary College Partner

Since 2006

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CLASS OF 2017!


On behalf of ECHS, we wish you the very best with your future aspirations as you a blaze new trails on your path in making your mark in the world.


Briana Avalos, Damaris Ayala, Doraelia Bahena, Anna Barrera, Luis Barrera, Lesly Bautista, Karen Bolanos, Ken Brooks, Kimberly Brooks, Gena Castaldo, Rachel Devlin, Kean Diedrich, Ashley DiPietro, Monica Elias, Oscar Escobar, Jaquelin Estrada, Jayde Estrada, Victor Figueroa, Jason Garcia, Kevin Garcia, Daniel Gomez, Leslie Gomez, Fernando Guzman, Evelyn Hernandez, Daisy Herrera, Sierra Hillyard, Vanessa Juarez, Sandra Labrada, Ociel Leyva, Aileen Lopez, Brandon Luna, Laura Mackenzie, Andrew Mance, Nancy Martinez, Ashley Mazariegos, Alicia Mendez, Dulce Montes, Yandely Morales, Bryan Muñoz, Catlynn Nguyen, Sonia Nieto, Cesar Ortiz, Erik Ozuna, Erik Patino, Oscar Pedroza, Gabriela Peña, Cecelia Place, Kimberly Sanchez, Sara Santistevan, Robert Stephens, Noah Stevens, Evelin Torres, Lizbeth Vargas, Kyle Victor, Miguel Villana, Chelsey Vivar


Monday-Friday: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM (June 5-30 & July 24-August 8, 2017)

Note: The school will be closed from July 3-21, 2017

ECHS 2017-18 Enrollment Information

  • See the Early College Information Night Video.
  • Click here to download a 2017-18 ECHS Application.
  • New incoming 9th, 10th & 11th grade students must submit an application to be considered for enrollment. We have a few seats open in these 3 grade levels and will be accepting applications through June 30, 2017. Applications need to be turned in to our Main Office during our office hours posted above.
  • If you have any questions, please call 714-424-4780.

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Information about Early College High School and Important Dates for Prospective Students
Today: 6/24/17

Upcoming ASB & School Events

School Office Closed

July 3-21

The School Office will re-open on Monday, July 24.

School Registration

Tuesday, August 1 (Seniors & Juniors)

Seniors: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Juniors: 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, August 3 (Sophomores & Freshmen)

Sophomores: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Freshmen: 1-4 p.m.

New Student Kick-Off

Tuesday, August 8

All new students entering ECHS are invited to attend the Kick-Off event to learn about the first week of school, receive a tour of the campus, and learn more about our ASB events in the month of August. Lunch will be provided and parents are welcome to attend. The event will start in our MPR at 11 a.m. with lunch being provided at 12 p.m.

First Day of School

Wednesday, August 9

The day will start with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on the front lawn of the school at 8 a.m., followed by the school day starting at 9:05 a.m. with a Traditional Bell Schedule for high school classes only.


THANK YOU to our 2016-17 Costa Mesa Business Sponsors

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent.  Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so.  Compliance Officer Contact Information: Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041