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ECHS Information Night - FEB 1, 2018

Click on image below to pull up the whole flyer. The application for all interested new students to ECHS for the upcoming 2018-19 school year will become available on February 1st (on our website, at our ECHS Office and at all N-MUSD middle schools).

ECHS Information Night Flyer 2-1-18

2018-19 ECHS Application & Events for Prospective Students

For families who were not able to attend our last ECHS Information Night on November 30th, we will have another information night on February 1st at 6:30 p.m. in our MPR. We also have other opportunities for prospective families and students interested in attending ECHS for the upcoming 2018-19 school year by clicking here for our 2018 Events. There are opportunities for student shadow days, campus tours, and our Open House in the upcoming months. If you have any questions, please call 714-424-4780 starting on January 16th.


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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January Announcements



Upcoming ASB & School Events

ECHS Panda Express Family Fundraiser

Wednesday, 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 Comparing Award Letters and Budgeting Strategies in College. All students and families are welcome to attend this free seminar from 10:30 a.m.-Noon. 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.

Presidents Break - No School

Friday-Tuesday, Feb 16-20

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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