Georgia Early College

Early College Sites

Albany Early College

  • Opened Fall 2008
  • Location: Albany, GA
  • Collaborators: Albany State University and Dougherty County School District
  • Campus/school description: An independent school located on the Albany State University campus
  • Community setting: Rural
  • Grades 7-12 Model
  • Currently serving grades 7-11
  • Principal: Barbara Harvey

Contact Information:
Albany State University
504 College Drive
Andrews Hall
Albany, Georgia 31705
barbara.harvey@docoschools.org
229-483-6367


Carver Early College

  • Opened Fall 2005
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Collaborators: Atlanta Public Schools and Georgia State University
  • Campus/school description: One of five independent schools located on the Carver campus
  • Community setting: Urban
  • Grades 9-12 model
  • Currently serving grades 9-12
  • Principal/Dean: Marcene Thornton

Contact Information:
55 McDonough Boulevard, SW
Atlanta, GA 30315
mthornton@atlanta.k12.ga.us
404-802-4405
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DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA)

  • Opened Fall 2006
  • Location: Decatur, GA
  • Collaborators: Georgia Perimeter College and the DeKalb County School System
  • Campus/school description: Currently located in an existing school with plans to move to a stand-alone facility in year 2
  • Community setting: Suburban
  • Grades 9-12 model
  • Currently serving grades 9-12
  • Principal/Director: Sharon Ordu

Contact Information:
1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
SHARON_D_ORDU@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us
678-875-240
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Early College Academy of Columbus (ECAC)

  • Opened Fall2006
  • Location: Columbus, GA
  • Collaborators: Columbus State University and Muscogee County Schools
  • Campus/school description: Currently located in an existing school with plans to move to a stand-alone facility in year 2
  • Community setting: Suburban
  • Grades 9-12 model
  • Currently serving grades 9-12
  • Principal/Dean: Susan Willard

Contact Information:
6015 Georgetown Drive
Columbus, GA 31907
lwillard@mcsdga.net
706-565-2965
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Engineering Early College at Maynard Jackson High School

  • Opened Fall 2008
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Collaborators: Atlanta Public Schools and Atlanta Metropolitan College
  • Campus/school description: One of five independent schools/smaller learning communities located on the Jackson campus
  • Community setting: Urban
  • Grades 9-12 Model
  • Currently serving grades 9-12
  • Early College Academy Leader: Richard Williams/Campus Principal: Thomas Kenner

Contact Information:
(Temporary Address) 1550 Hosea Williams Dr. Atlanta, GA 30317 404-802-5200
rawilliams@atlanta.k12.ga.us


Georgia College Early College (GCEC)

  • Opened Fall 2006
  • Location: Milledgeville, GA
  • Collaborators: Georgia College and State University, Putnam County Schools, Baldwin County Schools and Oconee RESA
  • Campus/school description:An independent school located on the Georgia College and State University campus
  • Community setting: Rural
  • Grades 7-12 model
  • Currently serving grades 7-12
  • Principal: Runee Sallad

Contact Information:
Georgia College and State University
PO Box 73
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Runee.Sallad@baldwin.k12.ga.us
478-445-3105


Savannah Early College

  • Opened Fall 2007
  • Location: Savannah, GA
  • Collaborators: Savannah-Chatham Public School System, Savannah State University and Savannah Technical College
  • Campus/school description: An independent school located in a stand-alone facility
  • Community setting: Urban
  • Grades 9-12 Model
  • Currently serving grades 9-12
  • Principal: Caroline Gordon-Jelks

Contact Information:
101 Wheathill Road
Garden City, GA 31408
Caroline.Gordon-Jelks@savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us
912-963-7030
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Sumter County Schools-Georgia Southwestern Early College (SCS-GSW)

  • Opened Fall 2006
  • Location: Americus, GA
  • Collaborators: Georgia Southwestern State University and Sumter County School System
  • Campus/school description: An independent school located on the Georgia Southwestern State University campus
  • Community setting: Rural
  • Grades 9-12 model
  • Currently serving grades 9-12
  • Principal/Site Coordinator: James Price

Contact Information:
805 Harrold Avenue
Americus, GA 31709
jprice@sumterschools.org
(229) 924-3653


Valdosta Early College Academy (VECA)

  • Opened Fall 2008
  • Location: Valdosta, GA
  • Collaborators: Valdosta State University and Valdosta City School District
  • Campus/school description: Located on college campus
  • Community setting: Rural
  • Grades 6-12 Model
  • Currently serving grades 6-10
  • Principal: Ingrid Hall

Contact Information:
1605 Azalea Dr
Valdosta, GA 31602
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Washington Early College

  • Opened Fall 2009
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Collaborators: Atlanta Public Schools and Georgia State University
  • Campus/school description: One of five independent schools located on the Carver campus
  • Community setting: Urban
  • Grades 9-12 model
  • Currently serving grade 9-11
  • Interim Principal: George Rutledge

Contact Information:
45 Whitehouse Dr., NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-802-4600
grutledge@atlanta.k12.ga.us