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Note: Coastline Community College final exams will take place during class time either on December 13 or 14 when these classes end for the 1st semester.


Be involved with our PTSA this school year. Learn more about the PTSA at www.echsptsacm.org.

ECHS Mission Statement

Early College High School genuinely engages a wide spectrum of students by offering a complete and rigorous curriculum, supported by technology and aligned to student interests and educational standards. Flexible and innovative coursework with an applied learning focus is provided in a challenging and supportive environment. Students will earn a high school diploma and transferrable general education college credits, enabling them to attend college and pursue a career path.


ECHS Vision Statement

Early College High School is a collaborative effort between the Newport-Mesa Unified School District and Coastline Community College. The program is structured to provide successful, challenging, and meaningful experiences for all students. ECHS is an academic program intended to enable students to pursue postsecondary education and a career path. Students are offered the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and meet university entrance requirements. Students also take college courses for which they receive college units through dual enrollment.

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Upcoming ASB & School Events

ECHS Final Exams

Monday, Dec 18-Thursday, Dec 21

Good luck to all ECHS students on your high school final exams on these days!

End of 1st Semester/2nd Quarter

Thursday, Dec 21

Teacher Prep/Grading Day - No School

Friday, Dec 22

Winter Break - No School

Monday, Dec 25-Friday, Jan 12

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance - No School

Monday, Jan 15

Start of the 2nd Semester

Tuesday, Jan 16

Modified A Day Schedule

Friday, Jan 19

ECHS Panda Express Family Fundraiser

Wdnesday, Jan 24

Come on by Panda Express on 2300 Harbor Blvd N-8 (Harbor/Wilson) between 11 a.m.-11 p.m. At checkout show the paper or virtual flyer and our school will receive back 20% of the bill. Panda Express Flyer -English Panda Express Flyer- Spanish

PTSA Meeting

Thursday, Jan 25

You are welcome to attend the PTSA Meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 12. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

School Site Council Meeting

Friday, Jan 26

School Site Council Meeting from 8-8:45 a.m. in Room 1.

Financial Literacy Seminar #4

Saturday, Jan 27

Come join us for the last Financial Literacy Seminar hosted by the PTSA and presented by the Wells Fargo Community Outreach Program. This seminar is titled Building Financial Plans. All students and families are welcome to attend this free seminar. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

Start of Coastline Community College 2nd Semester Classes

Monday, Jan 29

ECHS Information Night

Thursday, Feb 1

For prospective students and parents who were not able to attend the Information Night on Nov. 30th, we encourage you to see what ECHS can offer to you from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the MPR as the 2018-19 ECHS application opens on this day! Spanish interpretation will be provided.

House Competition Day

Friday, Feb 2

Winter Formal

Saturday, Feb 10

Costa Mesa Country Club from 7-11 p.m. Ticket information is available through the ASB Office.

THANK YOU to our 2017-18 Costa Mesa Business Supporters

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