Early College Cadre
EXCELLENCE. BY DESIGN.
Where else can a student earn two diplomas at the conclusion of high school? This exclusive partnership with Allan Hancock College brings high school, Concurrent Enrollment and CollegeNow! classes together to create a high school diploma and Associate of Arts Degree Liberal Arts pathway – all within 4 years. With the amazing support of Orcutt Academy’s and Allan Hancock’s dedicated staff and 30 students working alongside each other, it’s an experience designed to challenge and support the most motivated students – and help them reach their full potential.
Only through the OAHS Early College Cadre.
a small group of people specially trained for a particular purpose
When you join the Early College Cadre, you’re making a commitment of excellence along with 29 of your peers. With the tight knit culture you’ve come to expect at OA, members of your cadre will be grouped in a singularly focused Spartan Homeroom throughout your four years of high school.
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Early College Cadre (ECC) Grads earn a Fast Track Associate in Arts(A.A.) Degree in addition to a High School Diploma in Four Years
When you complete the ECC Pathway¹ consisting of high school, Concurrent Enrollment and College Now! courses taken at Orcutt Academy and Allan Hancock College you will also complete your two-year Liberal Arts A.A. Degree all within the four years of high school.
The AA Satisfies all AHC, CSU, and IGETC Categories. View the detailed pathway here.
View detailed Course Descriptions here.
Support. We Got You Covered.
When you commit to the Early College Cadre, you have a team of support behind you to help you meet the challenges and rigors set forth. From registration to counseling to tutoring, OAHS and AHC are there to support you every step of the way.