Falcon Early College High School


ECISD Falcon Early College High School opened in August 2015, a collaboration between Ector County ISD and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

The school is located on the UTPB campus and is an All-Academic ECHS hoping that kids continue on to a bachelor's degree or beyond! 

We provide dual credit at NO COST to students with accelerated courses, providing academic and social support services to help our students succeed, while increasing college readiness and access.

What we offer:

  • Earn up to 60 credit hours towards a 4-year college degree
  • Courses guaranteed to transfer to any 4-year Texas college/university
  • Graduate & continue education at UTPB
  • One-to-one technology with all Falcon ECHS students eligible for a district-issued Chromebook
  • People with 4-year degrees make over a million dollars more in a lifetime than those without a degree
  • Free, unlimited TSI accuplacer testing
  • UT system is one of the top three largest universities in the world (UT Austin, UT Arlington, UT El Paso, UT Tyler, UT Rio Grande Valley, UT Dallas, UT Galveston, UT San Antonio)
  • UTPB is the only UT campus in the Lonestar Conference
  • Falcon ECHS is the first public high school on the UTPB campus
  • ALL students are considered UTPB students & can use campus facilities (library, pool, Student Activity Center, gym, football games at student prices, etc.)
  • Smaller AP/GT classes
  • AVID High School & AVID University
  • Highly qualified professors

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