Environmental Charter High School (ECHS) is an award winning, free, public high school in the South Bay region of Los Angeles that prepares students for 4-year colleges using the environment as a lens for real-life learning. Our schools place an emphasis on experiential, project-based learning that engages students as it prepares them to become leaders in their communities.
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Our students are builders, investigators, critical thinkers, dancers, gardeners, public speakers, activists, bicycling advocates, actors, musicians, and community leaders.
Engaged students in small learning environments can achieve beyond even their own expectations. That’s why it is a requirement that all of our students graduate with the coursework necessary to be accepted into a four-year college. Our rigorous academics engage students in interdisciplinary and project-based learning that not only prepares them for college, but also for leadership.
Student Learning Outcomes
Our goal is that Environmental Charter High School students graduate as: