Enrollment Criteria



    TEA Enrollment Criteria



    W.H. Adamson Collegiate Academy is designed to serve incoming ninth-grade students who are:

    • Determined to attend college.
    • First Generation college students.
    • Historically underrepresented in higher education.

    The academy will accept up to 125 ninth-grade students per year, and students will move together as a cohort as they progress through high school.

    Students will attend ninth and tenth grade at W.H. Adamson High School in a dedicated wing of the building. For their junior and senior years, students will attend classes on the El Centro College campus. Transportation will be provided at no charge.