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Application Process

  • All academically motivated eighth graders are encouraged to apply
  • Pick up an application from your counselor
  • Read the instructions carefully
  • Fill out the application with your parents
  • Write neatly and legibly
  • Make sure all sections are complete
  • Submit completed application to your counselor

Make sure to include:

  1. 2014 – 15 Attendance Record
  2. 2014 – 15 Discipline Record
  3. 2014 – 15 Report Cards
  4. 7th Grade TAKS Scores
  5. Essay
  6. Teacher Recommendations


January 31, 2015


  • The admissions committee will review all applications and select qualified candidates
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule a formal interview with the principal
  • Students and parents will be interviewed by the principal in February and possibly March 2015
  • Interviews for students and their parents will take place at the students’ Middle School or Junior High campuses
  • The admissions committee will make final selections and candidates will be contacted
  • Approximately 100 and above students will be chosen for the 2015 – 16 CECA inaugural class


  • Summer Orientation Program
  • TSI Exam
  • Summer School for College Courses