New Program Information

PTECH - Real Estate (Associate's Degree) Program
Missed our Academy Fair and want to know more? Check out this VIDEO about our Akins ECHS Academy!
Here are the Slides you may have missed during our Recruitment Visits & Fair: ECHSA Slides 2021
Starting in 2020-2021, Akins Early College High School and the Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR) will start a real estate program for students interested in becoming certified agents before they graduate from high school.  This is a great opportunity for our students in a very demanding housing market.  Students will be taking dual credit courses at Austin Community College.
2022-2023 Application opens on 10/4/2021! We are still accepting applicants. Please email (Program Project Specialist) and (Academy Counselor) for questions. Letters of Acceptance will be sent by the end of April. 
Austin ISD PTECH Common Application
The Early College High School program at Akins High School was established in the 2019-2020 school year as the school's 7th Academy (a school within a school model).  It provides an opportunity for students to obtain a two-year transferable college degree while in high school at NO COST to the student or family.  


Important Links & Deadlines for the 2022-2023 School Year
 Application OPENS 10/4
Application Submission DEADLINE:  May 1, 2022 (EXTENDED!)
Decision Letters Begin to be Mailed February 7, 2022
Acceptance Forms Priority Deadline
February 14, 2022
For more information on this program, please contact either of the following persons:
Early College Programs Project Specialist Omar Gomez at 
Associate Principal Manuel Garcia at (512) 841-9815 or
College Readiness Counselor Christine Kesling at (512) 841-9912 or 

Survey Links for the Year: There are three distinct links below, 1 for each Early College Program. The surveys will be open from today until the second week of June.


ECHS survey link: ECHS Students (All Pathways/Grades)

PTECH survey link: Students in Real Estate or Teaching Pathways ONLY - 9th Grade