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2020-2021 Achieve Early College High School Application Copy

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Achieve Early College High School (AECHS) offers a unique opportunity for students who are interested in graduating within a four-year period with a High School Diploma, and an Associate’s Degree in partnership with South Texas College. AECHS is committed to providing students with an atmosphere that promotes college readiness through a rigorous academic curriculum and positive college environment.


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What is the highest level of education achieved by your parents/guardians?*
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Do you have any siblings who attend Achieve ECHS?*
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Section C: Parent/Guardian - Compact Agreement of Support

Parent/Guardian check off each of the following statements of support acknowledging your commitment. *
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Achieve Early College High School

Application for Admission Verification

I certify that the information provided is complete and understand that the submission of false information is grounds for denial of the application and/or withdrawal of admission. I grant and authorize MISD employees to verify, access, and utilize academic information such as attendance rate, grades and assessment data to ensure proper academic placement. I understand that the school and colleges expect a high standard of conduct and academic performance for its students, and if accepted for admission to the school, my child and I will abide by all rules and regulations set forth by both the Achieve Early College High School and South Texas College.

McAllen ISD does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Section D: Middle School Information

** This section to be completed by the Middle School 8th grade counselor***

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Section E: Response Question for the Student

Write about a time you overcame an obstacle in your life. How might this experience help you overcome obstacles in the future? Answer all parts of the question. 

Section D: Please read and sign acknowledgement of the following: 

I understand that Achieve Early College High School will focus on rigorous college preparatory work, Pre-AP, AP, and dual enrollment in college courses at South Texas College Pecan Campus. A grade below 70% for either STC or AECHS may result in mandatory tutoring.

**Please sign and date that all sections have been completed, verified, and/or attached, and that this application has been completed to the best of the student’s ability**

This completed application must be submitted on or before Friday, January 24, 2020.

There will be a mandatory parent/guardian and student interview session at the Achieve on December 5, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

You and your child will only have to attend one interview session.

Both parent/guardian and student MUST be present.

1st Interview Session: January 27, 2020 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

2nd Interview Session: January 28, 2020 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Parents and students have to attend ONE Interview Session together. Choose the one that is best for you and your student.

It is McAllen ISD policy not to discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, national origin, or age, in it’s Educational and Career & Technology programs, activities, or employment as required by the Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Once you have verified all data is complete and accurate, please click on the submit button below and your application will be sent to Mr. Carmona, Principal and Mrs. Adriana Salazar, Counselor. You will receive an email acknowledging your submission.

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