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Accepting applications now for the 2017-18 Class of 2021

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St. Philip’s College ECHS with SAISD 2017-18 Recruitment Timeline

  • SAISD Magnet Mini Fair-November 2, 2016
  • Mini Fairs at SAISD Middle Schools-November 3-17, 2016
  • St. Philip’s ECHS Open House  November 10, 2016 
    5:30-6:15 (English)  6:30-7:15 (English and Spanish)
  • St. Philip’s ECHS Open House  November 17, 2016
    5:30-6:15 (English)  6:30-7:15 (English and Spanish)
  • Application Deadline-January 31, 2017
  • Screening of submitted applications and Interviews-Month of February
  • Notification of Acceptance letters mailed by Magnet Schools Office-March 10, 2017
  • Deadline to return letters of commitment to Magnet Schools Office-March 31, 2017
  • Orientation activities (TBA)


Get a jumpstart on your future:

  • Simultaneously earn your high school diploma and up to 60 hours of college credit or an associate degree – free of cost to you and your family.
  • Get an opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science
  • Pursue industry certifications in the fields of information technology or automotive technology
  • Transfer your college credits to other public colleges or universities in Texas to be applied toward a bachelor’s degree

Engage in a rigorous academic program:

  • Create and maintain a personal portfolio that includes samples of academic projects, college and career research and workshops
  • Begin taking college entrance exams, or practice versions, starting in the 9th grade
  • Participate in a minimum of 25 service hours each year
  • Apply to a minimum of four colleges or universities and submit at least six scholarship applications.

Take advantage of campus life:

  • Attend school full-time at St. Philip’s College, taking both high school and college-level courses there.
  • Enjoy the amenities and resources to which other St. Philip’s College students have access, such as academic labs, library, Student Center, swimming pool and tennis courts.
  • Immerse yourself in college culture for a seamless transition from high school to higher education at a 4-year institution

Benefit from academic supports:

  • Summer bridge programs during summers prior to the 9th and 10th grades, to include team building, soft skills and academic jumpstart programs in math and English.
  • Academic mentoring sessions and study management strategies
  • College Prep program to support academic, social and emotional needs of students
  • Upperclassmen paired as “buddy” to freshman.