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  • Royse City ISD is excited to introduce Royse City College & Career Academy Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program at Royse City High School. 

     

    Applications are open to all current 8th grade students beginning each January. 

     

    The programs of study currently offered in the P-TECH program include: 

     

    What is PTECH?

     

    The Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) model is designed to ensure the high school curriculum focuses on workforce needs and partnerships that support students in obtaining credentials, degrees and certificates. With the support of Educate Texas and the Texas Education Agency (TEA), participating schools target thriving industries in their region, to address key workforce pathways in high-demand fields. The P-TECH Model course of study gives students an opportunity to: 

    • Earn an associate degree while earning their high school diploma 
    • Earn a two-year postsecondary certificate or industry certification 
    • Complete work-based training
    • Gain work experience through internships, apprenticeships, or other job training programs

     

    PTECH Success Stories

    Briana Cuarenta

    Karsen Saulters

    Addison Shuyler

About Our School

  • Royse City College & Career Academy Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program gives students the opportunity to earn college credit, receive industry certifications, and participate in work-based training at no cost to students. Through partnerships with Paris Junior College, Texas A&M-Commerce, and local businesses, P-TECH students gain hands-on experience, learn technical skills, and can earn postsecondary credentials while earning their high school diploma.

    Early College High Schools will:

    • Create a means to higher education for first-generation college-going students 
    • Provide dual credit at not cost to students
    • Increase college attendance and success rates for all students
    • Offer rigorous instruction and accelerated courses
    • Provide academic and social support services to help students succeed
    • Increase college readiness, and
    • Reduce barriers to college access

Administration

  • Nikki Dear Students and Families, 

     Welcome to Royse City College & Career Academy Pathways in Technology Early College High School! The RCCCA was   founded to meet the needs of our community and provide students an opportunity to earn an associate degree,   complete an industry based certification, and experience first hand word-based learning, while still enrolled in high   school. 

     I wish you all a robust high school and college experience at RCCCA! I hope your journey through academic excellence is   fulfilling and you meet challenges head on, with a deep desire to succeed! I am proud of you, and wish you the best! It's   great to be a Bulldog!

     Kind Regards, 

     Nikki Steele 

     

     

     

Last Modified on November 14, 2022