Are YOU ready to be a part of the Blue Wolf Family??!!
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Odessa Collegiate Academy is an accelerated high school program located on the Odessa College campus. OCA is by application only and is lottery based. Our high school will average between 450-500 students for the 2023-2024 school year and will accept approximately 125 incoming Freshmen for the 2024-25 school year. Over a four-year period, our students take approximately 20 Honors high school classes from trained and certified ECISD teachers, and our students take approximately 20 college classes from Odessa College professors. At the end of their Senior year, our students graduate with BOTH a high school diploma and a college associate degree from Odessa College (worth 60+ college hours). After graduation, students are expected to transfer to a 4-year university of their choice and finish their bachelor's degree. Students accepted into our program take their college classes TUITION FREE at Odessa College.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2024-25 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE LIVE BEGINNING OCTOBER 10, 2023. RECRUITING DATES FOR THE 2024-25 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE OCTOBER 3&19, 2023, AND NOVEMBER 9&27, 2023. APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE ON JANUARY 15, 2024. FAMILIES OF INCOMING 9TH GRADERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL ON JANUARY 30, 2024, IF THEY WERE SELECTED IN THE LOTTERY FOR OCA. TRANSFER APPLICATIONS FOR INCOMING 10TH, 11TH, OR 12TH GRADE WILL REOPEN ON MAY 1, 2024.
Odessa Collegiate Academy is looking for self-motivated students who accept the challenge of rigorous classes that require daily and weekend homework, assignments that are writing intensive, and for students who function well meeting assignment deadlines. Our students receive a laptop to work on their assignments in Blackboard for all college and all high school classes. After our students graduate, they are expected to transfer to a four-year university and finish their bachelor's degree at a college of their choosing. Our students choose from five degree plans for their associate degree: Liberal Arts, STEM, Biology, Business Administration, and Teaching EC through 6th Grade. Once accepted, students will be required to attend Summer Bridge, July 22-25, 2024, before the school year begins.
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, then Odessa Collegiate Academy may be the place for YOU! Earning your associate degree by the time you graduate from high school gives you a significant advantage as you transfer to a four-year university. Are YOU ready to meet the academic challenges and be part of the Odessa Collegiate Academy Blue Wolf Family? We hope so!