Growth of Middle-College Schools

March 14, 2001 1 min read
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More than 30 middle-college high schools have cropped up nationwide since the first opened at LaGuardia Community College in New York state in 1974. Here is a partial list, based on membership in the Middle College High School Consortium:
1. Seattle Central Middle College High School, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle.
2. Middle College High School, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.
3. San Mateo Middle College High School, College of San Mateo, San Mateo, Calif.
4. Middle College High School, Los Angeles Southwest College, Los Angeles.
5. Middle College High School, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, Calif.
6. Middle College High School, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, Calif.
7. Truckee Meadows community College High School, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nev.
8. Community College High School, Community College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, Nev.
9. Middle College High School, El Centro Community College, Dallas.
10. Mott Community College High School, Charles S. Mott Community College, Flint, Mich.
11. Benjamin E. Mays Academy, Olive-Harvey City College, Chicago.
12. Truman Middle College High School, Olive-Harvey City College, Chicago.
13. Academy at Illinois Central, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Ill.
14. Williamson County Middle College High School, Nashville State Technical College, Nashville, Tenn.
15. Middle College High School, South West Tennessee Community College, Memphis, Tenn.
16. Boyce Campus Middle College High School, Community College of Allegheny County, Monroeville, Pa.
17. Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School, Middlesex Community College, Lowell, Mass.
18. International High School, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, N.Y.
19. Middle College High School, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, N.Y.
20. Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts & Technology, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, N.Y.
21. Brooklyn College Academy, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, N.Y.

SOURCE: Middle College High School Consortium, 2001.

A version of this article appeared in the March 14, 2001 edition of Education Week as Growth of Middle-College Schools


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