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    Early College Designees (Operating During SY22-23)

    District (High School)/Charter School
    Institutions of Higher Education
    Designation Date
    1Boston Public Schools (Charlestown High School)Bunker Hill Community CollegeApril 2018
    2Chelsea Public Schools (Chelsea High School)Bunker Hill Community CollegeApril 2018
    3Holyoke Public Schools (Holyoke High School)Holyoke Community CollegeApril 2018
    4New Heights Charter School of BrocktonMassasoit Community CollegeApril 2018
    5Salem Public Schools (Salem High School)Salem State UniversityApril 2018
    6Lawrence Public Schools (Lawrence High School)Merrimack CollegeAugust 2018
    7Lawrence Public Schools (Lawrence High School)Northern Essex Community CollegeAugust 2018
    • Holyoke Public Schools (Holyoke High School)
    • Springfield Public Schools (High School of Commerce)
    • Westfield Public Schools (Westfield High School and Westfield Technical Academy)

    *Roger L Putnam Vocational Technical Academy: Originally part of this Designation, but is no longer participating

    Westfield State University August 2018
    9Worcester Public Schools
    (Burncoat Senior High; Claremont Academy; Doherty Memorial High; North High; South High Community; University Park Campus; Worcester Technical High)
    Worcester State University and Quinsigamond Community CollegeAugust 2018
    10Lowell Public Schools (Lowell High School)Middlesex Community CollegeJanuary 2019
    11Nashoba Valley Technical High SchoolMiddlesex Community CollegeJanuary 2019
    12Fitchburg High SchoolFitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community CollegeApril 2019
    Gardner High School

    Leominster Public Schools (Leominster High School)

    *Program also draws students from Leominster Center for Excellence and Center for Technical Education Innovation

    Sizer School
    13Framingham High SchoolFramingham State University and Massachusetts Bay Community CollegeApril 2019
    Milford High School
    14Lynn Public Schools (Lynn Classical HS, Lynn English HS, Lynn Vocational Technical Institute, Fecteau Leary Alternative HS)North Shore Community CollegeApril 2019
    15Haverhill High SchoolNorthern Essex Community CollegeApril 2019
    16Marlborough High SchoolQuinsigamond Community CollegeApril 2019
    17Boston (Madison Park Technical Vocational High School)Bunker Hill Community CollegeApril 2019
    18Somerville High School (Somerville Public Schools)Cambridge CollegeJune 2020
    19Lynn English High School (Lynn Public Schools)Salem State UniversityJune 2020
    20Lynn Classical High School (Lynn Public Schools)Salem State UniversityJune 2020
    21Hopkins Academy (Hadley Public Schools)Greenfield Community CollegeJune 2020
    22Durfee High School (Fall River Public Schools)Bristol Community CollegeJune 2020
    23Durfee High School (Fall River Public Schools)Bridgewater State UniversityJune 2020
    24Danvers High School (Danvers Public Schools)North Shore Community CollegeFebruary 2021
    25Dearborn STEM Academy (Boston Public Schools)Wentworth Institute of TechnologyFebruary 2021
    26Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High SchoolNorthern Essex Community CollegeFebruary 2021
    27Gardner Academy for Learning and Technology (Gardner Public Schools)Mt. Wachusett Community CollegeJune 2021
    28High School of Commerce (Springfield Public Schools)Springfield Technical Community CollegeJune 2021
    29North Quincy High (Quincy Public Schools)Quincy CollegeJune 2021
    30Quincy High (Quincy Public Schools)Quincy CollegeJune 2021
    31Waltham High School (Waltham Public Schools)Framingham State College and Massachusetts Bay Community CollegeJune 2021

    As of SY22-23, there are 31 MA Early College Designated Programs including 22 IHEs and 42 high schools designated. (Early College Programs designated SY23-24 coming soon.)

    Last Updated: March 14, 2022

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