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Attention 8th Graders: Apply for EDGE (Early College High School)


Posted Date: 01/23/2023

Attention 8th Graders: Apply for EDGE (Early College High School)

Union Public Schools in partnership with Tulsa Community College invite current eighth graders to apply for Early College High School. CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE or pick up a paper copy in any 8th Grade Center counseling office.

EDGE applications will be due February 24.

Early College High School presentations will take place through the English classes at the Union 8th Grade Center, beginning January 24. 

Earn a Degree Graduate Early (EDGE) is a program that provides an educational opportunity to students through a partnership between your high school and Tulsa Community College. Students attending EDGE will take a rigorous course of study and, if successful, will earn an Associate Degree from TCC and a traditional high school diploma. We pursue academic excellence and are excited to offer this unique college experience to a cohort of students who meet the application criteria and are selected. Students who are not selected for EDGE may pursue Dual Credit to College Degree after the 10th grade. Please contact the TCC Dual Credit office or your high school counselor for more information.

Application Process

  • January 23. Applications available online. Paper copies will also be available in school counselor offices. Students will complete one essay question and obtain one recommendation from an 8th Grade Center educator.
  • January 24-27: EDGE presentations held in eighth grade English classes
  • January 31: Parent/Guardian Information Session at the 8th Grade Center at 6 p.m.
  • February 2: Parent/Guardian Information Session via Zoom at 6 p.m..
  • February 9: Q&A table during lunch at the 8th Grade Center
  • February 9: Oklahoma Promise Night at the 8th Grade Center at 6 p.m. Parents can receive assistance with completing the online Oklahoma Promise application. Completing the Oklahoma Promise application is now a part of the EDGE application process.
  • February 24: EDGE applications due.

 

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