About Us

Burges Early College High School students will achieve success in Pre-AP/AP and Dual Credit courses; complete the Distinguished Achievement High School graduation plan with a Multidisciplinary Studies Endorsement, have an opportunity to earn up to 60 credit hours, possibly complete an Associate of Arts degree from EPCC and enroll in a four-year college or university upon high school graduation. The Burges Early College High School is a great way to start a college degree. 

A student enrolled at the BECHS will receive:
• FREE College tuition for up to 60 credit hours 
• College courses offered in the 9th grade
• Access to all EPCC College resources (tutoring labs, libraries, computer labs)
• College textbooks provided and paid by the El Paso Independent School District. 

Degree Plan Focus: Associate of Arts General Studies