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How Does the Early College Academy Work?
Students in the Early College High School at Brackenridge High School with St. Philip’s College will take 9th grade courses at the Pre-AP level in order to increase the rigor and preparedness for college level work. The students will also be enrolled in the PATH-COLLEGE/CAREER PREP class as additional support for the rigor and college readiness expected in the program. Students in this program will be afforded all opportunities to participate in any extracurricular activity offered to any 9th grade student at Brackenridge High School. The students will start obtaining college level credits via dual credit classes their 9th grade year on the high school campus.
Benefits of the Early College Academy
What Is the Early College High School?
The Early College High School at G.W. Brackenridge High School with St. Philip’s College is partnered with St. Philip’s College. The focus of the school is to enrich student perspectives on the world through a rigorous curriculum rooted in the ideal of global competence and Liberal Arts studies. It will serve up to 150 incoming 9th graders from schools across the city of San Antonio, and will be selected through the SAISD lottery system. Students will be given the opportunity to start obtaining college credit their 9th grade year. Early College High School students will eventually be given the opportunity to obtain up to 60 college hours by the time they graduate from high school, giving them a jump start on their Baccalaureate degree.
TEA – The Early College Blueprint
Brackenridge Early College High School/ About Our School/ TEA – The Early College Blueprint
Benchmark 1: Target Population
Benchmark 2: Partnership Agreement
Benchmark 3: P-16 Leadership Initiatives
Benchmark 4: Curriculum and Support
Benchmark 5: Academic Rigor and Readiness
Benchmark 6: School Design
Benchmark 5-BRIDGE PROGRAM CURRICULA
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It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI.
Es norma del distrito de San Antonio no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, identidad de género, expresión de género, orientación sexual o discapacidad, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda, y las pólizas DIA, FFH, y FFI de la mesa directiva de SAISD.
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