Odessa Career and Technical Early College High School technology-based high school program located on the Odessa College campus. OCTECHS average between 400-500 students for the 2021-2022 school year and will accept approximately 125 incoming Freshmen. Over a four year period, our students take approximately 20 high school classes from trained and certified ECISD teachers, and our students take approximately 20 college classes from Odessa College professors. Our students graduate with BOTH a high school diploma and a college associate degree (worth 60+ college hours) at the end of their senior year. Students accepted into our program take their college classes tuition-free.
OCTECHS is looking for self-motivated students who accept the challenge of rigorous classes that require daily and weekend homework, writing assignments, and students who function in meeting assignment deadlines. Our students receive a Chromebook laptop from working on their assignments in Google Classroom and Blackboard. Our students choose from eight-degree plans for their associate degree: Automotive Technology, Business Leadership, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Energy Technology, Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology, and Welding Technology.
If you are willing to work hard, participate in all your classes, manage your daily homework, attend tutoring, have excellent attendance, and strive for consistent A’s and B’s, OCTECHS may be the place for you! We hope so!