Qualifying Edison Local Students have a unique opportunity to take college courses at Edison High School beginning their junior year. Students are able to receive high school credit and college credit through Eastern Gateway Community College while remaining in our high school. These college credits can be transferred to a four-year college or university.
If desired, students are able to graduate from Edison with an Associate's Degree from EGCC without leaving Edison High School. Many students are able to enter college as a junior. Given the average 4-year college tuition is approximately $80,000 in the College Credit Plus program can realize a $40,000 savings in their college education. Students must achieve a pre-determined score on the ACT or Compass Test to qualify for the program.