Dallas ISD will begin accepting applications to the district's P-TECH/ECHS/Collegiate Academies on November 1, 2020 for the 2021-2022 school year. Eighth grade students who will be freshman in Fall of 2021 may complete and submit an online application for their preferred P-TECH/ECHS/Collegiate Academy. Students will be asked to select their top five chocies among the district's P-TECH/ECHS/Collegiate Academies, which will be listed. Students can apply through January 31, 2021, and following an interview process, those who are accepted will be notified on March 1, 2021.
- Eliminate thousands of dollars in college tuition costs by earning college credit hours while in high school.
- Start college at a four-year university already having completed two years in high school, thereby earning a four-year degree in less time than their peers.
- Enter the job market with a work-ready skill upon completion of high school.
- Become familiar with the effort required to successfully complete college-level coursework while a high school student.