How To Apply

Application to Clear Horizons ECHS is open to
all 8th grade students who reside in CCISD

The electronic application process for current 8th grade students is currently open.  

How do we apply?
Students apply in January/February of their 8th grade year. The application for the class of 2022 (9
th grade 2018-2019) can be found below.

   Applications will be accepted until 
6:00 PM, February 23, 2018.


Can we apply after the lottery?
Yes, students can apply after the lottery and assume the next available number on the waiting list. Beginning February 26, 2018 a PDF application will be available on this page.  Applicants who missed the lottery may print, complete, and mail the completed application to Clear Horizons.  

When can we start? 

Clear Horizons evaluates class size during the summer months as well as the fall semester of each year.  Students on the lottery waiting list are called and may enter Clear Horizons in August of the freshman year, January of the freshman year, and August of the sophomore year.  The only students eligible for entry after August of the sophomore year are those who transfer from another Early College High School.

Clear Creek Independent School District does not discriminate against persons because of age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, ethnic or national origin, or veteran status.

CCISD prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for students with a disability.

Current 9th grade students may still apply this year (2017-2018) by completing the PDF version of the application found at the link below:

Clear Horizons Student Application 2017.pdf

Students who wish to apply will download the PDF version of the application and either mail or hand-deliver the completed hard copy to the Clear Horizons ECHS front office.   

Clear Horizons Early College High School
13735 Beamer Road, Box 913
Houston, TX 77089

Only complete applications will be accepted.  All applications will be placed at the end of the waiting list in the order they are received. 

In past years applicants have had to apply to San Jacinto College as well - this is no longer the case.  DO NOT apply to SJC.  The only application students must complete is the application to Clear Horizons.