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PSJA T. Jefferson T-STEM Early College High School

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T-STEM Early College

T-STEM ECHS will engage students early in their academic career with the opportunity to acquire up to two years of college credit or an Associate Degree by the time they earn their high school diploma.

For a sampling of other available degrees at South Texas College visit their website at

Associate Degrees are transferable to most colleges or universities throughout the United States toward a Bachelor’s Degree.

Instruction for high school and college courses will be provided in a variety of settings including at various South Texas College campuses.
During their four years of high school, students will obtain college credit.
By their sophomore year, all students will be enrolled in college classes at STC.
Transportation to and from the college is provided by the school district.
STC waives tuition for all PSJA ISD Dual Enrollment courses.

Students are able to experience the college culture by using STC facilities such as the library and research center, science laboratories, computer labs and classrooms.
These experiences help transition students into the college life at an early stage of their academic career, fostering the college readiness necessary for college success.