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Gold Ribbon Award


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Since 2007

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Since 2006

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ECHS 2017-18 Enrollment Information

See Early College Information Night Video or click below on the thumbnail if you missed the presentations on Dec. 6, 2016/January 31, 2017/April 27, 2017.

  • Click here to download a 2017-18 ECHS Application.
  • Absolute deadline for application submission is June 1, 2017 as this is our last day of our school year.
  • Incoming 10th & 11th grade students may submit an application and will be considered for enrollment.
  • If you have any questions, please call 714-424-4780.

2017-18 ECHS Application - Click on image below to download an application




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Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Today: 5/22/17
All Day: A Day
10:00 AM ECHS Family Fundraiser Day

Upcoming ASB & School Events

ECHS Family Fundraiser Day

Monday, May 22

Chronic Tacos Family Fundraiser All Day Flyer. ECHS will receive back 15% of the proceeds.

Coastline Community College 2nd Semester Final Exams

Wednesday & Thursday, May 24 & 25

Coastline Community College Final Exams held during class periods.

Awards Night

Thursday, May 25

Awards Night for all invited students and their families to attend at 6 p.m. in the MPR. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

Modified A Day Bell Schedule 

Friday, May 26

School Luau

Friday, May 26

Come join us after school from 5-7:30 p.m. for an after school Luau at Estancia High School's Pool.

Memorial Day

Monday, May 29 (No School)

High School Course 2nd Semester Final Exams

Wednesday & Thursday, May 31 & June 1

Final exams held during class period. School will run form 9:05 a.m. - 1:55 p.m. both days.

Last Day of 2nd Semester/School

Thursday, June 1

Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, June 1 

Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony will be held at the Robert B. Moore Theater on the OCC Campus at 3:30 p.m. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

Teacher Grading/Checkout Day

Friday, June 2 (No School)

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